Sector resources available online

Webinars and resources on mental health, wellbeing, emergency preparedness and more are available to access now.

23 September 2020

The following resources have been developed to support services and educators and can be accessed for free, mostly via the ECE Resource Library.

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Name Quality Area Description

COVID-19 Q&A with Dr Jan Fizzell, NSW Health

2

A discussion with NSW Health expert, Dr Jan Fizzell, to clarify updated health advice and answer questions on ongoing concerns around COVID-19 for ECE services.

Mental health and wellbeing webinars

2, 5, 6

Workshop recordings to help educators support children and families with mental health concerns, and support overall staff wellbeing, in partnership with Be You, Smiling Mind and Safer Communities.

Health guidance

2

Best practice health guidance on:

In partnership with the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick, and CPR Kids.

Managing Challenging Conversations

4, 6, 7

How to engage in challenging conversations with families and carers while ensuring positive outcomes for children, delivered by Semann & Slattery.

Risk Management in Children’s Services

2, 7

A resource from Early Childhood Australia on fostering positive relationships with children in a purposeful way.

Safe Sleep webinar

2

Best practice health guidance on safe sleep from Red Nose.

Emergency preparedness resources

2, 7

Resources from Tigertail Pty Ltd. to support services to improve emergency preparedness, particularly with site-specific hazards such as bushfires, multistorey fires and floods.

The Circle of Security Roadmap

5

A resource from Early Childhood Australia on fostering positive relationships with children in a purposeful way. The e-version is available until 30 December 2020.

The username and password has been emailed to all NSW services and providers.

Outdoor Learning Portal

1, 3

An outdoor education resource portal developed with Early Childhood Australia (ECA), to support NSW services to create rich outdoor learning spaces and ensure children engage in meaningful learning when outside. This portal is available until 9 September 2021.

The username and password has been emailed to all NSW services and providers.

The portal includes a video, modules (including a NESA accredited module), e-books, articles and information sheets.

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