Kinship carers Week 2020

Kinship Carers Victoria’s podcast series for carers – podcast #12

Dr Sanjiv Chopra is a professor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School, a best-selling author and sought-after motivational speaker, who is often referred to as a ‘happiness guru’.
In an episode of The Bucket Podcast (at broadcast on 10 October 2019, Dr Chopra spoke about his book, The Two Most Important Days: How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Happy and Healthy Life.
This KCV podcast draws both on the contents of his book and that Bucket Podcast to present evidence on how happiness can be a choice in our lives.

To play the podcast directly, click on the orange ‘play’ button above.
If you wish to download the podcast to play at any other time on a desktop computer, right click here, then choose ‘save link as’ and save the podcast. You can also click on the ‘download’ button at the top right next to the ‘share’ button, to do the same.
(This may take a few moments, depending on your Internet connection, as the podcast is an mp3 file 11MB in size.) Once downloaded, the podcast should play in your computer’s media/audio player.
For play on mobile phone/tablet devices using iOS or Android operating systems, click on ‘Listen in browser’ to do just that, and either ‘Play on soundcloud’ or the soundcloud logo in the top right-hand corner to listen and/or add to a soundcloud playlist via the soundcloud platform. Alternatively, click here to play the podcast in your browser.
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.

IPA releases resource booklet to help support children’s play

The International Play Association has developed a valuable resource booklet for parents and carers, with the booklet containing information and ideas to support children’s play during the coronavirus pandemic.

To download a PDF copy of the booklet (1.5MB), please click here.