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Are you a parent or a carer of children and wondering how you can best navigate the challenges of COVID-19? Parenting in the age of coronavirus is a new podcast from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne, supported by Medibank. Child health experts will discuss the challenges parents are facing, and explore how you can best support yourself and your children so they can continue to learn, thrive and develop. Make sure you subscribe so you don't miss an episode, and tell your friends, family and colleagues about this show if you think they would also find it valuable! For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
podcasts@mcri.edu.au

Parenting in the age of coronavirus MCRI

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Are you a parent or a carer of children and wondering how you can best navigate the challenges of COVID-19? Parenting in the age of coronavirus is a new podcast from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne, supported by Medibank. Child health experts will discuss the challenges parents are facing, and explore how you can best support yourself and your children so they can continue to learn, thrive and develop. Make sure you subscribe so you don't miss an episode, and tell your friends, family and colleagues about this show if you think they would also find it valuable! For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
podcasts@mcri.edu.au

    How Does COVID-19 Impact Kids

    How Does COVID-19 Impact Kids

    How does COVID-19 impact kids?
    Host Professor Sharon Goldfeld from Murdoch Children’s Research Institute leads a discussion to reassure and guide parents through these challenging times.
    In our sixth and final episode, internationally-recognised child health researchers and paediatricians from Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Associate Professor Kirsten Perrett and Professor David Burgner chat about their research and the impact COVID-19 is having on children and adolescents. In this episode we talk about the risks in Australia, if there is a link between Kawasaki disease and COVID-19, and what important research is being done to manage COVID-19 and its impact on kids.

    For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    Helpful contacts:
    https://www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    https://raisingchildren.net.au/
    https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/
    https://headspace.org.au/
    https://oyh.org.au/
    https://kidshelpline.com.au/
    https://www.1800respect.org.au/
    Supported by Medibank

    • 27 min
    How primary schoolers can safely transition back to school

    How primary schoolers can safely transition back to school

    What can parents of primary schoolers do to support their children to safely transition back to school?
    Host, Professor Sharon Goldfeld from Murdoch Children’s Institute leads a discussion to reassure and guide parents through these challenging times.
    In our fifth episode internationally-recognised child health researchers, and adolescent psychologist and psychiatrist from Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Professor George Patton and Dr Lisa Mundy - provide tips on positive change, creating new routines and dealing with disruption in school.

    For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    Helpful contacts:
    https://www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    https://raisingchildren.net.au/
    https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/
    https://headspace.org.au/
    https://oyh.org.au/
    https://kidshelpline.com.au/
    https://www.1800respect.org.au/
    Supported by Medibank

    • 22 min
    How secondary schoolers can safely transition back to school

    How secondary schoolers can safely transition back to school

    What can parents of secondary schoolers do to support their children to safely transition back to school?
    Host, Professor Sharon Goldfeld from Murdoch Children’s Institute leads a discussion to reassure and guide parents through these challenging times.
    In our forth episode internationally-recognised child health researchers, and adolescent psychologist and psychiatrist from Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Professor George Patton and Dr Lisa Mundy - provide tips on positive change, creating new routines and dealing with disruption in school.

    For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    Helpful contacts:
    https://www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    https://raisingchildren.net.au/
    https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/
    https://headspace.org.au/
    https://oyh.org.au/
    https://kidshelpline.com.au/
    https://www.1800respect.org.au/
    Supported by Medibank

    • 26 min
    How to maintain wellbeing in secondary schoolers

    How to maintain wellbeing in secondary schoolers

    What can parents of children aged 12-17 do to support their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Host, Professor Julie Green from Raising Children Network leads a discussion to reassure and guide parents through these challenging times.

    In our third episode internationally-recognised child health researchers, pediatricians and psychologists from Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Professor Susan Sawyer and Dr Rohan Borschmann - provide useful tips on anxiety in adolescents, physical distancing and the importance of friendships.

    For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19

    Helpful contacts:

    https://www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    https://raisingchildren.net.au/
    https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/
    https://headspace.org.au/
    https://oyh.org.au/
    https://kidshelpline.com.au/
    https://www.1800respect.org.au/

    Supported by Medibank

    • 23 min
    How to maintain wellbeing in primary schoolers

    How to maintain wellbeing in primary schoolers

    What can parents of children aged 6-12 do to support their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic? Host, Professor Julie Green from Raising Children Network leads a discussion to reassure and guide parents through these challenging times.

    In our second episode internationally-recognised child health researchers and paediatricians from Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Associate Professor Margie Danchin and Dr Jon Quach
    - provide useful tips on screen time, education in the home and staying connected.

    For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19

    Helpful contacts:

    https://www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    https://raisingchildren.net.au/
    https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/
    https://headspace.org.au/
    https://oyh.org.au/
    https://kidshelpline.com.au/
    https://www.1800respect.org.au/

    Supported by Medibank

    • 19 min
    How to maintain wellbeing in preschoolers

    How to maintain wellbeing in preschoolers

    What can parents of children aged 0-5 do to support their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Host, Professor Julie Green from Raising Children Network leads a discussion to reassure and guide parents through these challenging times.

    In our first episode internationally-recognised child health researchers and paediatricians from Murdoch Children's Research Institute - Professor Sharon Goldfeld and Professor Frank Oberklaid - provide useful tips on wellbeing to help your child thrive.

    For further support, please visit www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19

    Helpful contacts:

    https://www.mcri.edu.au/covid-19
    https://raisingchildren.net.au/
    https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/
    https://headspace.org.au/
    https://oyh.org.au/
    https://kidshelpline.com.au/
    https://www.1800respect.org.au/

    Supported by Medibank

    • 18 min

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