July 12, 2017 By Chloe Papas 2017 Symposium: Call for Abstracts The first symposium under the auspices of OPEN (Outcomes Practice Evidence Network) will be held on Monday 30 October 2017. Please save this date. The conference themes are consistent with the Children and Families Research Strategy developed as part of the government’s learning system. The four conference themes are: Prevention and early intervention Effective service models and practice for Aboriginal children and families Measuring effectiveness and outcomes Trauma-informed practice. Applications to present at the symposium are now open. To join sector colleagues and present your chosen topic, simply submit your abstract and a short bio online, by clicking here.