The first three years of life have long been recognised as fundamental to a child’s future development, and the role of parents in those early years is widely acknowledged as being critical. For the new parent, there is an abundance of information on parenting babies both in the popular media and from health and social […]
Associate Professor Alina Morawska is Deputy Director (Research) of the Parenting and Family Support Centre at The University of Queensland. Alina completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at UQ for which she received the Australian Psychological Society’s Excellent PhD thesis in Psychology Award. Her research focuses on behavioural family intervention as a means for promoting positive family relationships and the prevention and early intervention for young children at risk of developing behavioural and emotional problems. In particular, she is interested in improving the health and overall wellbeing of children (e.g., children with mealtime difficulties, children suffering a chronic illness), parents at the transition to parenthood as well as engagement of parents, particularly those from diverse backgrounds.
Entries by Alina Morawska
The ease of access to pornography has changed rapidly. The stash of hidden magazines you might remember from your youth is vastly different from the sexually explicit content children can be exposed to today. And parents often underestimate the extent of their child’s exposure to online porn. International estimates of the proportion of children and […]
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