The Program

Monday 13th November

Supporting Our Diverse Communities

8.35am

MC Renee Bogatko

ACT Media Personality

8.40am – 8.50am

Welcome to Country

Dr Paul Girrawah House

Ngambri & Ngunnawal Custodian Indigenous Leader

8.50am – 9.00am

Welcome

Robert Mills

Adjunct Associate Professor, CEO Tresillian Family Care Centres

9.00am – 9.15am

Official Opening

Yvette Berry, MLA

ACT Deputy Chief Minister

9.15am

Speaker

The impact of psychological birth trauma on the unfolding mother-infant relationship

Alysha-Leigh Fameli

Psychologist and PhD Researcher

9.40am

Speaker

Providing Lactation Care Following Stillbirth, Neonatal and Infant Death: Learnings from Bereaved Parents.

Dr Debbie Noble-Carr

Senior Research Officer, School of Sociology, ANU

10.20am

Morning Tea

10.50am

Speaker

Anne Kirwan

CEO Marymead CatholicCare

11.00am

Speaker

The Rainbow C.A.R.E
Supporting LGBTQ+ Families in the Child and Family Health Context

Rachel Reid

Child and Family Health Nurse, Rainbow Families

11.40am

Speaker

Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

ACT Minister for Health, Children, Youth and Families and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

11.50am

Panel Session – Case Study

Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

ACT Minister for Health, Children, Youth and Families and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

Dr Shamaruh Mirza

ACT Hero of the Year

Brooke Dyason

Head 2 Health Kids

Dr Phil Keightly

Perinatal and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist

12.50pm – 1.45pm

Lunch

1.45pm

Speaker

Emma Davidson, MLA

ACT Minister for Mental Health

2.00pm

Speaker

Reaching Out and Reaching In – A community co-designed child and family wellbeing hub.

Paul Dutton

First 2000 Days Programs Manager, Tresillian

2.40pm

Sharing a Lived Experience

Silje Andersen-Cooke

Director of the Australian Multiple Birth Association

3.00pm

Movement break

Marymead CatholicCare Clinicians

3.10pm

Afternoon tea

3.40pm

Speakers

The benefits of physical activity in pregnancy and the childbearing years in women from CALD communities and community leaders

Dr Mary Ellen Hooper

Mental Health Nurse, University of Canberra

Zakia Patel

Regional Managing Director, Multicultural Hub, Canberra

Ivapene Seiuli

Multicultural Liaison Officer  (Health Care Consumers Association)

4.20pm

Closing Address

Dr Yvonne Luxford

CEO Perinatal Wellbeing Centre

4.30pm – 6.00pm

Networking Drinks