Helping Kids Cope Webinar

Children can experience significant stress and anxiety when undergoing medical procedures, particularly if involving hospitalisation. This webinar is aimed at providing parents with the knowledge and skills required to assist their child develop resilience and coping strategies.

This webinar is being presented by Janet Burke, Child Life Therapist with the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network

DATE: Wednesday 6th June 2018
TIME: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Topics will include:
> Normal responses or children to medical procedures and hospitalisation
> Use of medical, development play and creative expression strategies for coping
> Practical tools and strategies for parents to use to promote a more positive experience of procedures, and reduce tension and stress for their child.

Presenter: Janet Burke
Janet studied Early Childhood Education at Wollongong University and has worked in early-childhood and primary school settings in Australia, Canada and England. In 2001 Janet was the successful candidate for the inaugural Play Therapist position at Bear Cottage, the children’s hospice in Manly, Sydney. As the first Play Therapist in Palliative Care in Australia, Janet established the Play Therapy program at Bear Cottage and in 2004 was awarded a Churchill Fellowship. In 2010, Janet moved to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead as the Child Life Therapist, and in 2011 of took on her current role as the Manager of Child Life and Music Therapy at Sydney Children’s Hospital.


> Members of Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW: $15.00
> Non-members: $25.00

How to register:
Click on the registration buttons below or call us on 02 9857 3300 with your credit card details.

Registrations will close 4:00pm on Tuesday 5th of June 2018.

Please note the following:
> A link with login details will be emailed to registered participants the day before the scheduled webinar and again 4 hours prior.
> A recording of the webinar will be available for viewing for the next 30-days after the scheduled session. If you attend the live event, you will also have the opportunity to participate in the question and answer session.



Cancellations and refunds

Please note that as per section 7.2 of our Fees & Pricing Policy, if an event or service does not attract sufficient registrations, fees, sponsorship and/or donations to break even, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event. In such an event, participants who have registered will be provided with four options:
1) The registration fee may be retained for participation on the revised date.
2) The registration fee may be reallocated to another Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW event or service.
3) A full refund may be provided, with the option to re-register at future events.
4) The participant may choose to allocate the registration fee as a tax-deductible donation to Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW.

System requirements (for participants)

> Windows XP, 2000, Vista, MacOS X, Linux and Unix
> Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, Firefox 1.0 or above, Safari 1.0 or above (Google Chrome users please read this document for special instructions about manually enabling Adobe Flash)
> Macromedia Flash 9.0 or above
> 56kbps Internet connection minimum (broadband internet connection recommended) > Speakers