Professional Development

Supporting Children with Complex Needs

This workshop will unpack some of the issues around working with children who are experiencing complex needs, including anxiety, trauma and challenging behaviours.  It will also unpack some of the interplay between the child, parents and siblings, and provide participants an overview of brain development and practical strategies.  The workshop will also provide participants an opportunity to reflect on their values and ways that they may help or hinder their clients. 

This face-to-face workshop will be interactive and participants are asked to come with particular examples in mind, where possible.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased confidence in skills in understanding the biological and social constructs of children’s complex needs;
  • Increased ability to engage parents effectively, and
  • Increased understanding of appropriate referral pathways.

Who should attend this workshop?

TEI funded and all other community services


Angharad Candlin is a Registered Psychologist, Board Authorised Supervisor and Adjunct Fellow with Macquarie University’s Department of Psychology.  She has been practicing for nearly 30 years and has always worked with children, adolescents and parents.  Angharad has a long history working in the field of adoption and parent education.  She is the lead author of two internationally recognised parenting programs; Keeping Kids in Mind and My Kids and Me.  My Kids and Me also achieved Gold Standard Accreditation with the Institute of Group Leaders and won the CSSA Award for the Most      Innovative New Program in 2014.  Angharad regularly facilitates a number of parenting courses as well as supporting parents individually.  She also trains,   supervises and mentors practitioners in a number of areas including parent coaching, working with trauma and group facilitation skills.

More Information

LEAD, ph (02) 9620 6172 or email

Code: WS2188

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Face-2-Face Workshop


Thursday 10 June 2021


9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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Face-2-Face Workshop


Novotel Parramatta
350 Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150


  • Member: $85.00 + GST
  • Non-Member: $140 + GST

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