Rose Cuff: Parenting Capacity and Mental Health
Updated: Jul 9
Family Law Pathways Networks presents:
Parenting Capacity and Mental Health
Wednesday 17 June 2020 1:00 - 2:30 pm AEST
The Family Law Pathways Networks across Australia invite you to join a free webinar by leading expert Rose Cuff,discussing parenting capacity and mental health.
This presentation will explore concepts of parenting and capacity in the context of deepening our understanding about the challenges and strengths experienced by parents, their children and families who live with mental ill health. The discussion will cover principles of engagement, validation and understanding what parents bring to the spaces in which we meet them, managing complexity and fostering resilient parent-child-family relationships.
Registered participants will be emailed a link for the webinar within 24 hours of the scheduled start time, the recording will be available for a period of time following the live stream.
Rose Cuﬀ is the State-wide coordinator of the Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Program. This program, funded by the Victorian government, was established in 2007 and is coordinated by The Bouverie Centre, an integrated Practice Research Centre of La Trobe University.
Rose is an Occupational Therapist with additional training in dance and family therapy who has worked in child, adolescent and adult mental health services since 1987. Since 1995, she has worked specifically in the area of supporting families where a parent has mental health challenges through direct clinical practice, developing and implementing peer support programs, co-producing a wide range of resources, publishing widely and conducting training and research. Rose is passionate about building futures of hope and possibility for children and families where mental health challenges exist.