october, 2020

21oct7.30pm9.00pmTickets RequiredSpeaker Series: Building resilient families in times of uncertaintySpeaker Series 2020 (Webinar)7.30pm - 9.00pm Type:EventEntry:Free

Event Details

For many children and families across Australia, the recent bushfires, floods and now the COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of fear, anxiety and uncertainty. Our second Speaker Series of 2020 (which has moved to a webinar format), takes an in-depth look at building resilience in children and families during times of uncertainty and provides proven techniques to build resilience and manage anxiety.

This is an amazing opportunity to hear first-hand from Mr Mark Donovan, clinical psychologist and Clinic Manager at UOW Northfields Clinic @ Early Start as he takes us through strategies you can implement at home.

What you’ll learn

• What anxiety is and how it presents in children
• How to tune into your child and effective ways to respond
• Proven tools and tips you can use to help reduce anxiety
• How to create a safe haven in your home
• Strategies for building resilience in children
• Self-care strategies for families during these times

About our expert 

Clinic Manager @Northfields Clinic @Early Start

Mr Mark Donovan has specialised in child and family psychology for more than 25 years in Australia and the United Kingdom. He’s co-developed a successful local parenting program – Confident Carers, Cooperative Kids – and has enjoyed working with thousands of children and young people presenting with emotional and behavioural difficulties.


Please send through any questions you have in advance to [email protected] or you can ask them on the night via the webinar chat feature.


(Wednesday) 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Suggested Ages

Adults only