CCCH is bringing together local and international experts for a special half day seminar on: The impact of sleep on children’s health, development and learning: from birth through to primary school years
Date: Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria
Time: 9.00am – 1.30pm (Registration from 8.30am)
About the seminar
This seminar brings together researchers and key experts to address the impact of sleep on children. It is designed for early years services, schools, health professionals, local government, policy makers and researchers. It aims to discuss the latest in research into infant and child sleep problems including normal sleep development, common sleep problems, and evidenced-based interventions for the prevention (infant) and management (school children) of behavioural sleep problems. Keynote speakers include:
- Professor Ian St James-Roberts, PhD, CPsychol; FBPsS., Emeritus Professor of Child Psychology, based in the Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK.
- Associate Professor Harriet Hiscock, a paediatrician at The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health and Senior Research Fellow at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.
- Dr John Quach, a postdoctoral researcher at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.
Registrations close Tuesday 6 November, 2012.