Migrant parents often rely on their children to interpret for them but the responsibility can take a toll.
Anxiety in children
All children feel anxious when they’re growing up, but children affected by anxiety disorders experience extreme fear, nervousness and shyness, which affects their quality of life.
How family violence affects a child’s world
Living with family violence affects how children see themselves and the world around them, leading to a raft of negative consequences.
Kids can be traumatised by hospital stays, research shows
Children admitted to hospital can experience trauma, not just from their injury but from the experience. Psychological research is measuring the impact and suggesting solutions.
How to coach kids sport
Children love playing sport – but not always for the reasons you expect. Help create a happy playing field with these tips for amateur coaches.
Let your children play in the mudvideo
Professor Jennie Hudson's research focuses on the prevention and treatment of children's emotional health problems using cognitive behavioural therapy.
Mentally Preparing Children for disastervideo
Here Dr Susie Burke FAPS explains how to include children in home disaster-planning and how being involved can help allay their fears and anxieties.
Tips for protecting children from conflict & terror
Extensive media coverage of violence, conflict, terror and war in the international community, and here in Australia, means that many children will be aware of world events and the possibility of violence close to home. Children often cannot easily understand time and place. They may experience events as concrete and local and profoundly personal and emotional,…