CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICE
Safe Children, Safe Families Project
Safe Children, Safe Families Project is the next development of providing education to children around emotional IQ, development of social competence and improving children’s abilities to communicate their emotions to others.
The program is an evidence-based protective behaviour program that leverages off Dr Reina MIchaelson’s PHD research(2001). The program is a first in Australia and has some outstanding results in working with children aged 3 to 5 years old, their parents and the childcare workers. The results are detailed in summary on research questions with the children after three sessions. It is the only Protective behaviours program specially developed to work with children with disabilities.
CARER AND PARENT SUPPORT
Nurturing Parent Program
CAPS Nurturing Parent Program provides each family with a range of support services, tailored to each families specific strengths and needs. Families have access to one to one support, counselling or emotional support and referrals. This is an evidenced-based program that assists families in identifying their strengths and areas of need across 10 life functional domains. Our professional staff support the individual or family to set their personal goals and steps to work toward success. To make an appointment with one of our nurturing parent workers.
The CAPS @ Campsie supported playgroup is a weekly activity for parents and their children (aged 0 -5 years old). The playgroup combines traditional play, music and signing, crafts, and dancing, with parent education sessions. Run during school term time only this playgroup is held on Tuesdays from 10.30am – 12.30pm at Rotary Community Centre, 34 North Parade Campsie. This group costs $10 per week.
Evidence-based Parent Training
CAPS delivers a suite of parent training programs that have been independently evaluated and are demonstrated to produce real and measurable positive outcomes for families, including the highly acclaimed Positive Parenting Program (Triple P, Triple P Teen and Triple P Pathways), Tuning Into Kids, Tuning InTo Teens, and 123 Magic. submit to receive our newsletter for upcoming groups.
Board member since: July 2010
Qualifications: Chartered Accountant, Graduate Diploma Applied Corporate Governance, Master of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics
Andrew was elected Chair in May 2012 having originally joined the Board as Treasurer. He has worked in Australia and Czech Republic in professional services (auditing, management accounting) and shared services, in a range of leadership roles. Andrew is currently working in the secondary education sector and is a “Big” in the Big Brother Big Sister program
Board member since: June,2012
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments
Anthony has extensive experience as a management and technology consultant within the Energy, Government and Banking sectors. He has extensive experience in leading projects, project and change management.
Board member since: August 2013
Qualifications: Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Security Manager, Bachelor of Commerce (Computer Science, Accounting)
Daniella has worked in senior leadership roles across information security and risk management within Professional Services, Banking and Finance and State Government organisations. Daniella is also an associate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AAICD).
Dr Kieran Le Plastrier
Board member since: February 2017
Dr Le Plastrier graduated with Honours from Monash Medical School in 2002 and has since studied and trained in a diverse range of clinical settings including surgery, internal medicine, psychiatry, and community medicine. Kieran has a strong scholarly interest spanning medicine, psychology, physics and complex dynamic phenomena, and has published and lectured across Australia focused on translating these interests into improved performance of physicians and health systems. His PhD at Western Sydney University, currently under examination, has explored the dynamic systems of hospital emergency departments and the critical roles of suffering and entropy in making meaning of the effectiveness and efficiency of health-care services and their people. Dr Le Plastrier holds a Master of Psychiatry, is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics, and is completing his general practice training in Sydney, Australia, where he also acts as Clinical Lead at Jewish House – an innovative crisis response charity based in Bondi.
Board member since: August 2013
Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws
John has extensive experience in commercial and corporate advisory. He has worked in Australia and overseas holding internal legal and governance roles in Bangladesh, China, India, Singapore, South Korea and the UAE. John is currently General Counsel and Company Secretary for Healthdirect Australia and has been with that company since its incorporation by COAG in 2006. Healthdirect Australia is funded by Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments to deliver national tele-health and e-health solutions to the general public.