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Star Journal - Hard road for change

21-Oct-2018 543 views.

The Star Journal has published an article talking about the achievements of the students from Hallam Senior College in raising funds from the 24 Hour Marathon and to promote the upcoming Call Me Dad screening.

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ABC Gippsland: Finding the Right Support

19-Oct-2018 Media, anger management, general. 672 views.

ABC Gippsland recently featured David and the Call me Dad event on their Facebook page and interviewed David on air.

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Male suicide

14-Oct-2018 Men's Health, anger management, Masculinity, triggers. 767 views.

Lifeline suggests that males are committing suicide at a rate 3 times higher compared to women.  On average it was equating to around 41 male deaths by suicide every week in Australia. It is a very real problem that we need to acknowledge and start talking about.

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24 Hour Marathon - Hallam Senior College

27-Sep-2018 Domestic Violence, general, Programs for Schools. 671 views.

The students of Hallam Senior College recently completed a 24 Hour marathon to raise awareness for victims for family violence and to promote the upcoming screening of 'Call Me Dad.'

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A child's behaviour is like an iceberg

16-Sep-2018 Parenting, behavioural change, Communication, Relationships, Teenagers. 2470 views.

When you look at an iceberg, on the surface you are only seeing a fraction of what is really going on underneath. Underneath is a jagged, complicated mass of problems.  Much like a Child’s behaviour.  What you see on the surface, is not a true reflection of what is really going on underneath. As a parent, when a child misbehaves or lashes out, we need to look past the surface.  90% of what is going on is actually underneath the surface.  Is our child getting everything they need?

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ABC documentary 'Call Me Dad' explores what happens when violent men try to change

16-Sep-2018 anger management, behavioural change, Domestic Violence, Masculinity, Media, Men's Health. 771 views.

Call Me Dad' follows a group of men through a behaviour change program for family violence perpetrators who want to change

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"Call me Dad" Screening and Q & A Panel

06-Sep-2018 anger management, Domestic Violence, behavioural change, Media, Men's Health, Relationships, Parenting. 1598 views.

Screening of "Call Me Dad" Thursday 1st November 7pm-10pm at Hallam Senior College.

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Family violence still effects the Children even if they are not directly abused

27-Aug-2018 anger management, Domestic Violence, general, Masculinity, Parenting, Relationships. 1318 views.

Family violence is called as such because even if the behaviour is only directed towards the Mother, the children are still very much effected. Sometimes 'staying together for the children', is not necessarily the best thing.

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Values in a relationship VS self values

06-Aug-2018 Equality, Relationships. 898 views.

As living human beings, we all have our beliefs, morals and values that we adhere to. These are the things that are important to us and are the catalyst for how we live our lives. It helps us to set our goals, wishes and wants for the future. When we are living life in a way that aligns with our values, we usually feel that life is good, and things are going to plan. What happens though if the things we are doing or the people that are close to us are not reflecting these values?

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How unexpected kindness can change a life

05-Aug-2018 788 views.

Professor of Neurosurgery, James Doty, M.D., tells a touching story of how one interaction can alter the course of a person’s life.

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Mid life stress and anxiety in men

21-Jul-2018 anger management, Communication, general, Men's Health. 1797 views.

A lot of middle aged men are struggling.  While they put on a brave face, they are secretly fighting with their own anxiety and stress. They may struggle to contain these feelings and sooner rather than later, it can become an anger management problem and they lash out.  So what stresses are they dealing with and what can they do about it?

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Do you know what your triggers are?

15-Jul-2018 anger management, behavioural change. 1295 views.

Blaming your anger on someone else is 'justifying your behaviour' while anger outbursts that scare or intimidate others is a form of abuse. To avoid the outburst in the first place, it is good to identify the triggers that cause us to erupt. Read Dave's advice and download our free Trigger Worksheet.

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