Family Studies SEMINAR
Starts: Monday, 6 May 2013 at 4:30 PM
All Professionals, Practitioners and Students working with families - WELCOME. Professor John DeFrain, leading researcher on International Family Strengths from The University of Nebraska USA, talks with Judi Geggie, former Director of the Family Action Centre. John DeFrain, is a Cooperative Extension Specialist in Family and Community Development. After receiving his doctorate in Family Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison USA, he co-directed a joint graduate training program in family therapy in Nebraska and has done extensive consulting for courts and families on marriage, divorce, and custody issues. He was co-founder of a National Symposium on Building Family Strengths which for ten years focused attention on nation-wide efforts to enhance family relationships. De Frain also co-ordinated the International Building Family Strengths Network organising family strengths conferences and research projects around the world.Professor John DeFrain from Nebraska USA, has travelled the world researching and promoting family strengths. His wonderful stories of strength and resilience from families in the most difficult of circumstances are an inspiration to practitioners working within the strengths-based framework with families in any context.
For further information please contact:
Kate Akhurst-Dennis, Phone: 4921 6858, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org