Media

Like Father Like Son will be developing a media campaign in the coming months. Revisit this page to find out more!

Should all parents take parenting classes?
November 16, 2016

Should all parents take parenting classes?

When asked if they thought Australians needed parenting classes, more than 63% of Lateline viewers said "yes". But how could they be introduced and would parents take part?

Please stop telling me how to parent!
October 18, 2016

Please stop telling me how to parent!

Research shows that less than a quarter of parents are getting the evidence-based help they need and want. This is why University of Sydney's Child Behaviour Research Clinic have created ParentWorks.

Does Australia need parenting classes? Experts call for training for 'the hardest job'
September 16, 2016

Does Australia need parenting classes? Experts call for training for 'the hardest job'

Experts have called for parents to be given easy access to practical skills classes and support, saying Australians get no training for our toughest job.

Effective Parenting: ParentWorks Australia
September 1, 2016

Effective Parenting: ParentWorks Australia

2SER Radio chats with Mark Dadds about effective parenting and its links with positive mental health.

Tailoring parenting programs to dads
August 30, 2016

Tailoring parenting programs to dads

An Australian-first online parenting program, ParentWorks has been built specifically with busy dads in mind, since they are less likely than mums to ask for support.

Dad's the word!
August 29, 2016

Dad's the word!

In an Australian first, a father-friendly online parenting program, funded by the Movember Foundation, has been launched offering strategies for kids with behavioural problems.

A 5-minute parenting class from a new science-based online program
August 22, 2016

A 5-minute parenting class from a new science-based online program

University of Sydney professor Mark Dadds on Monday launched ParentWorks, backed by basketballer Andrew Gaze and comedian Tim 'Rosso' Ross. 

Australian-first online, father-friendly parenting program launches
August 22, 2016

Australian-first online, father-friendly parenting program launches

ParentWorks incorporates what dads want to increase success.

Dads urged to up their game in new parenting program
August 22, 2016

Dads urged to up their game in new parenting program

The ParentWorks program was born after research found mums were far more likely to seek help dealing with troublesome children, and dads were unrepresented.

Dads go missing when kids need therapy
March 20, 2016

Dads go missing when kids need therapy

Most fathers leave it to mothers to attend their child's therapy for behavioural issues, saying they can't get out of work.