Submission to the Child Protection Inquiry

Foster Care Inquiry – if you have had any involvement in the foster care system please share your experiences as part of the inquiry to improve services to vulnerable young people.

Protect yourself from stress

Launch of Positive Relationships Book

Launch of Positive Relationships Book


Enjoyed attending the launch of the paperback version of Positive RelationshipsEdited by Sue Roffey


“Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.”— Aldous Huxley: Prominent English writer

Flourishing Kids & Communities Symposium

Debra was invited to participate in the SWAN Symposium yesterday hosted by the Department of Families in Central Sydney yesterday

Build your own dream

“If you don’t build your dream,
someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.”
— Dhirubhai Ambani

Motivational Interviewing

Debra attended Motivational Interviewing Conference held at the gracious Treacy Centre in Melbourne – what was particularly enjoyable and reaffirming was the work of Anya Sheftel – using MI in outreach and on the fly!
Here is some more information on MI: