of work carried out by the Task Force
Launch of First Positive Parenting Campaign, focusing on young children. The first parenting campaign focused on the importance of having good quality time with children, highlighting the importance of listening to them and being there for them.
Dr Vincent Marmara presented the findings of his evaluation with regards to the first Positive Parenting campaign to Hon. Michael Falzon. The research on the campaign showed that parents spend 5.6 hours every day with their children
The second campaign focused on communication and how parents need to be supported to develop good communication within the family, between the parents and with the children
Launch of First Positive Parenting Campaign, focusing on young children.
The first parenting campaign focused on the importance of having good quality time with children, highlighting the importance of listening to them and being there for them.
Launch of second positive parenting campaign
The 2nd phase of the positive parenting campaign was launched, with the tagline ‘Kun hemm ghal Uliedek’ – Be the Parent. This time the focus was on teenage years. Parents may start feeling lost when teenagers distance themselves from them for some reason. The aim was to help parents on ways how they can be a loving parent.
Positive Parenting Taskforce met with Hon. Michael Falzon and the Permanent Secretary, Mr Mark Musu, to discuss current and future milestones to be achieved
A powerful message from Positive Parenting Campaign targeted at all caregivers and children, through TV and radio adverts. Focus was on the relationship between adolescents and their parents
Six professionals trained in Parents as Partners Programme, training by the Tavistock Relations London, to become trainers in this programme
A press event was held to present the findings of Dr Vincent Marmara with regards to the Positive Parenting media campaign carried out between May and October 2020, which focused on the teenage years.
Launch of the Pilot Study about Parents in the Perinatal Period launched: Expecting parents are continuously encouraged to participate in the study
Heavy media launch for the 3rd phase of the positive parenting campaign, focusing on the perinatal period
Meeting between the Positive Parenting Taskforce and family mediators with regards to further training topics to support them in their work.
Launching Breaking the News training. Aimed at professionals to help expectant parents whose child may be expected to have a disability or to parents whose child may have a disability”
Parenting skills and sex education programme for persons with intellectual disabilities by Agenzija Sapport was launched. Offering and inspiring parents with information and practical parenting sessions
Train the Trainer for Agenzija Sapport Professionals
Positive Parenting for Aspiring Parents/ Parents with Intellectual Disability from Aspire Social Work UK.
Continuous professional development for Midwives by Dr Clarissa Sammut Scerri, within the Department of Child and Family Studies. The training was held for midwives who work with women in the perinatal stage and are experiencing domestic violence.
A 3-day workshop by Dr. Maurice Feldman
Step-By-Step Parenting Program© for parents with learning difficulties to parent their children.
Launch of the Second cycle of Breaking the News training seminars, presided over by Hon. Michael Falzon and Hon. Julia Farrugia Portelli. Aimed at professionals to help expectant parents whose child may be expected to have a disability or to parents whose child may have a disability
Positive Parenting talk in Collaboration with Wellbeing 360 Mental Health Malta, ‘Trobbija Pozittiva, Hiliet u Servizzi’.
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