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2019 Their Futures Matter Conference videos

Video recordings of selected sessions from day one of the 2019 Their Futures Matter Conference: Improving Outcomes Together.

Session 1:

  • Welcome to Country – Aunty Ann Weldon
  • Opening remarks – Stan Grant
  • Getting it right for every child and family in Scotland – Michael Chalmers, Scottish Government
  • Their Futures Matter - improving life outcomes for vulnerable children and families – Dr Nigel Lyons, Their Futures Matter Implementation Board and NSW Ministry of Health

Session 2:

  • Their Futures Matter Investment Approach - building a smarter system together – Gary Groves, Their Futures Matter; Campbell McArthur, Their Futures Matter; Alan Greenfield, Taylor Fry
  • Case study: Partnering with Aboriginal communities to develop stronger evidence of what works for Aboriginal children, young people, families and communities – Nattlie Smith, Their Futures Matter; Matt Watts, Tirkandi Inuburra; Damian (Dookie) Thorne, Tirkandi Inuburra; Simon Jordan, ARTD Consultants

Session 3 – Breakout A: Child and family wellbeing and safety:

  • A child’s sense of wellbeing – Dr Tobia Fattore, Macquarie University
  • Reframing parenting - raising healthy kids and strengthening family and social life by helping parents – Annette Michaux, Director, Parenting Research Centre
  • Promoting the health, safety, resilience and potential of children by increasing the confidence and skill of parents – Carol Markie-Dadds, Triple P International

Session 4 - Closing panel discussion:

Panel discussion: Early intervention and prevention – focusing on early childhood development to improve lifetime outcomes

  • Michael Coutts-Trotter, Secretary, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, and Chair, Their Futures Matter Implementation Board
  • Kate Connors, A/Deputy Secretary, Justice Strategy and Policy, NSW Department of Justice, and Board Member, Their Futures Matter Implementation Board
  • Michael Chalmers, Director for Children and Families, Scottish Government
  • A/Prof Elisabeth Murphy, Senior Clinical Advisor, Child and Family Health, NSW Ministry of Health

Day Two, Workshop D - MST-CAN® and FFT-CW®: The Model Developers' Perspectives

  • Acknowledgement of Country, Reflection on the anniversary of the Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples - Nattlie Smith, Manager Aboriginal Co-design and Evidence, Their Futures Matter
  • MST-CAN® – Joanne Penman, Manager of MST-CAN Transport, MST Services
  • FFT-CW® – Dr Michael S. Robbins, Clinical and Research Director, FFT LLC