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CAA2017 PROGRAM

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Monday 15 May 2017

0900-1030 – PLENARY SESSION 1
Welcome and Welcome to Country
Conference Opening by Prue Warrilow, Chair of Families Australia

Official Opening by Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Achieving sustained, integrated policy focus on children’s health and development: New approaches needed , Professor Frank Oberklaid OAM, Director, Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute/Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
XPRESS Podium: Advancing children’s development and wellbeing in the first 1000 days
LAUNCH: The Family Place Approach Framework of Practice 

Associate Professor Kym Macfarlane, Research Chair, The Salvation Army; Griffith University, Knowledge Partnership, & Lieutenant Brad McIver, Community Service Operations Manager, Doorways/Moneycare/Communities for Children; Territorial Headquarters Social Program, The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory

1030-1100 – Morning tea
1100-1200 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1A – Workshops, paper presentations and policy think space
1205-1305 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1B – Workshops, paper presentations and policy think space
1305-1400 – Lunch
1400-1505 – PLENARY SESSION 2
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Using The Situational Prevention Approach To Foster Child Safe Organizations, Professor Keith L. Kaufman, Ph.D., Psychology Professor, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
XPRESS Podium: Building child safe organisations and environments
1510-1610 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS 2 – Workshops, paper presentations and policy think space
1610-1630 – Afternoon tea
1630-1730 – PLENARY SESSION 3
FAMILIES AUSTRALIA ORATION: Professor Ngiare Brown,  Professorial Fellow, University of Wollongong, Deputy Chair, Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council and Founding Director, Ngaoara Ltd Child and Adolescent Wellbeing
1730-1830 – Welcome Reception

Tuesday 16 MAY 2017

0830-1000 – PLENARY SESSION 4
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Getting it right for every child’ – Scotland’s framework for children’s services, Professor Brigid Daniel, School of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, UK
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Respect our rights, nurture our children, hear our voices – Government accountability to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, Natalie Lewis, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak
XPRESS Podium: Supporting young people in out-of-home care to flourish in adulthood
1000-1030 – Morning tea
1030-1130 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3A – Workshops, paper presentations and policy think space
1135-1235 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3B – Workshops, paper presentations and policy think space
1235-1330 – Lunch
1330-1430 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS 4 – Workshops, paper presentations and policy think space
1430-1500 – Afternoon tea
1500-1600 – PLENARY SESSION 5
Q&A WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Natalie Lewis, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak

Professor Brigid Daniel, School of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, UK

Professor Keith L. Kaufman, Ph.D., Psychology Professor, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA

Professor Frank Oberklaid OAM, Director, Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute/Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Professor Ngiare Brown, Professorial Fellow, University of Wollongong, Deputy Chair, Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council and Founding Director, Ngaoara Ltd Child and Adolescent Wellbeing

DISCUSSANT: Professor Patrick O’ LearyGriffith University

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