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Press Releases

“New Findings Highlight the Need for Organisations to Support the Hidden And Ongoing Seasons” – February, 2020

“Leading Businesses Focus On Perinatal Mental Health And Wellbeing” – September, 2019

News Articles

“Top tips for working from home with kids through the COVID-19 pandemic and preventing burnout” – Kiddipedia, May 2020

“New resources support expectant, new, and working parents through the current COVID-19 crisis” – PRWire, April 2020

“HR inundated with requests to support working parents” – HR Daily, April 2020

“Employers can help working parents beyond the obvious ways” – The Age, February, 2020

 “New mental health program seeks to help perinatal parents” – Better Building Daily, September, 2019 https://www.betterbuildingdaily.com/news/perinatal-workplace-wellbeing/

“Bunnings and Target sign up to support working parents” – Inside Retail, September, 2019

“How to support working dads” – May, 2019

“How to support parents in the modern workplace” – February, 2019
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Opportunities continue to arise to enable us to promote the program across a range of conferences where we have been invited to speak including:

Return to Work (Safety in Action) Conference – 10-11 September 2019                

Perinatal Workplace Wellbeing

  • Practical strategies workplaces can implement for new and expecting parents: pre, during and post-parental leave
  • Setting up for long-term success and sustainability: stress and fatigue management
  • Taking a safety perspective on fathers at work
  • Update on the WorkSafe WorkWell Mental Health Improvement Fund ‘Perinatal Workplace Wellbeing Program’ (PWWP)

Dr Sarah Cotton, Co-Director, Transitioning Well

Find out more about the Return to Work conference.

Safe Sleep Conference – September 2019, National Conference

Working dad wellbeing; helping to navigate the transition from ‘working person’ to ‘working parent’

The presentation outlined challenges and opportunities of becoming a dad from a work and life perspective – the working parent roadmap, the key transitioning risks of combining the early days of fatherhood with employment; and a range of practical resources for dads.  An update on the WorkSafe WorkWell Mental Health Improvement Fund ‘Perinatal Workplace Wellbeing Program’ (PWWP) will also be provided.

Dr Sarah Cotton, Co-Director, Transitioning Well

Find out more about the Sleep Safe conference.

Marce Society Biannual Conference – October 2019

Educating health professionals about the program to take learnings from screening and assessment in a clinical setting and consider the role and opportunity for the workplace to provide an avenue for screening and early detection of mental health issues.  Opportunity to promote the Ready to COPE Guide for expectant and new fathers.

Dr Nicole Highet, Founder and Executive Director, COPE

Find out more about the Marce Society Biannual Conference.

AHRI HR conference via webinar – 28 October 2020   
Transitioning Well had an online booth at this conference for HR professionals.

Way Ahead Workplaces, February 2021
In this virtual meeting we were able to present the PWWP and engage in audience Q&A.

AIHS Conference, May 2021
We presented at the AIHS conference regarding the impact of life stage on mental health, from a work-life perspective

Mental Health at Work Summit, November 2021
“Beyond burned out: New perspectives on managing work-life conflict with a focus on working parents and older worker”

Find out more about the Mental Health at Work Summit


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