Family Support.

Kids Plus has a part-time Social Worker, Kristy Waugh. The framework for Social Work practice is family centred and strengths based working within the therapy team to increase the wellbeing and resilience of the individual, family and community. Kristy can provide families with support such as:

  • coordinating support/services and resources
  • accessing resources such as respite, Centrelink (Carers payments), housing, playgroup, social connections
  • dealing with the emotional responses to life transitions
  • navigating family relationships and dynamics, changes of roles
  • dealing with grief and loss, adjustment to illness/disability and lifestyle changes
  • developing positive behaviour support approaches
  • supporting your family to be self-advocates or advocating on your behalf