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Guiding our children, our way: Aboriginal parenting WA guides

Posted on: 31 October, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 4, October 2012 - December 2012
Related to Cultural ways Social and emotional wellbeing Health promotion Adolescents Infants and young children Western Australia

O’Loughlin I, Parenting WA (2012)
Guiding our children, our way: Aboriginal parenting WA guides
Perth: Western Australian Department for Communities

This resource package on parenting in Western Australia was written for and by Aboriginal people. The resources consist of 12 guides which cover the following topics:

  • our children, our families, our way
  • now you are a parent
  • role models
  • identity
  • family togetherness
  • families that work well
  • step families
  • grandparents
  • storytelling
  • coping skills for our kids
  • kids grieve too
  • support.

The guides were written for Aboriginal parents and families, and offer tips and contacts that may be of use.

Abstract adapted from the Department for Communities

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