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    Strength of Marrickville community spirit reaches disengaged youth through Project ARC

    Published on 22/08/2013 by in Day Program

      On Wednesday, 21 August, Deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese officially launched Project ARC, an innovative project designed to reconnect disengaged youth in Marrickville with services, education, employment and community. Project ARC is the culmination of a partnership between Marrickville youth service providers who have worked together to create assistance for young people who are

     
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    Celebrating a life lived fully … opening of the Sr Clotilde Learning Centre

    Published on 09/04/2013 by in Uncategorized

    As part of celebrating 100 years of Good Shepherd Sisters working in New South Wales, Rosemount Good Shepherd recently opened the newest facility in the Marrickville Road campus – the Sr Clotilde Learning Centre. Speaking at the official opening, Rosemount Good Shepherd Chief Executive Officer Lyn Harrison reminded all present of how Sr Clotilde touched

     
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    Getting in on the act

    Published on 30/11/2012 by in Uncategorized

    When we work and when we celebrate, there is room for all at Rosemount, so the occasion of our 30th anniversary was specially marked by the performances of young people who have accessed Rosemount Services. From Johnny as MC to Yarrie, and Madi who performed poetry and dance to Kristi who spoke of her experiences

     
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    It’s not a party without cake!

    Published on 28/11/2012 by in Uncategorized

      In a day of celebration and reflection, Rosemount Good Shepherd opens its doors to the community to mark 30 years of creating opportunities for young people and families. From the traditional “birthday cake” through an art workshop to a participatory timeline (below), the team took every opportunity to express what Rosemount has meant to

     
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    Gathering to celebrate

    Published on 28/11/2012 by in Uncategorized

    Tuesday 27 November 2012: the community came out in force to celebrate 30 years of service to the community by Rosemount Good Shepherd. Members of the Rosemount team going back to the earliest days joined with young people, community representatives, local politicians and police personnel to look back over 30 years of creating opportunities for

     
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    Thrive program launched for primary and secondary students

    Published on 24/08/2012 by in Uncategorized

    Rosemount Good Shepherd launched the Thrive Program this week, with the aim of providing early intervention and prevention to both primary and secondary school students. The program aims to increase the wellbeing of students who are experiencing a range of barriers that significantly impact on their ability to engage in education. It is an innovative

     
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    Australian Parenting App available now for parents of adolescents

    Published on 22/05/2012 by in Uncategorized

    The Australian Parenting App has been developed by Rosemount Good Shepherd’s team of psychologists who have been working with adolescents and their parents since 1982. It is designed to share the knowledge, tips and tools that experience has shown work best for parents dealing with the challenges of raising adolescents. The Australian Parenting App is

     
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    Switching on possibilities

    Published on 30/03/2012 by in Uncategorized

    The Rosemount Good Shepherd research team has recently completed “Switching on the Possibilities of ICT Use in Alternative Education Programs”. This literature review suggests that information and communications technology has the potential to enhance social connectedness, wellbeing and educational engagement among students in alternative education settings.   Read the literature review

     
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    Young people speak: Experiences of alternative education

    Published on 02/11/2011 by in Uncategorized

    What is an ‘alternative education program’? Providers of alternative education programs are diverse and can include: government schools, TAFE, nongovernment schools, registered training organisations and non-government organisations. Rosemount Good Shepherd is one such provider, and a team member recently had a journal article published on how young people have experienced our programs. Read the article: 

     
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    Love Bites partnership

    Published on 02/11/2011 by in Uncategorized

    Rosemount Good Shepherd is partnering with schools and the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) to deliver LOVE BiTES, a relationship violence prevention program aimed at young people aged 14-18yrs. The program is based on best practice standards for education programs as recommended by the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearing

     
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