Kinship carers Week 2020
Kinship Carers Victoria’s podcast series for carers – podcast #13
In this podcast on sleep and wellbeing, KCV spoke to psychologist Dr Melissa Weinberg, Honorary Fellow from the Dept of Psychology at Deakin University. Dr Weinberg discusses the effects sleeping poorly or well can have on a person’s physical and psychological health and suggests tips on how carers can improve their patterns of sleep and those of the children or young people in their care.
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(This may take a few moments, depending on your Internet connection, as the podcast is an mp3 file 13MB in size.) Once downloaded, the podcast should play in your computer’s media/audio player.
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To listen to the KCV podcasts in itunes, open itunes then type ‘podcasts’ in the search area. From here, type ‘kinship carers’ in the search area. The KCV podcasts are in the ‘education’ category.
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