Video: Gradchat – Spotlight on parents

15 April 2020

CEO Rachna Muddagouni is joined by special guest from the Southern Migrant & Refugee Centre (SMRC) Silva Nazaretian (Health & Wellness Program Coordinator).

Here, they discuss the issues parents are now facing during this shutdown period as they balance all their responsibilities as a parent and student.

Topics include:
  • Providing support to graduate families with parenting, health and wellbeing strategies
  • Creating a routine
  • Accessing medical advice and appointments from home
  • Cyber securityI reme
  • Setting boundaries
  • Mental health for children


About our guest: Silva Nazaretian, Health & Wellness Program Coordinator

Silva Nazaretian is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and a Sports Dietitian. She is the Director of Moderate Nutrition Services where she provides personal and individual nutrition consultations to patients in clinics located across Melbourne. Silva’s particular fields of interests include the nutritional management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, weight management, gastrointestinal disorders and sports nutrition.

Silva also holds sessional lecturing positions at Victoria University, YMCA and the Institute of Health and Fitness. Silva is passionate about providing individuals of all ages with the necessary knowledge and tools to empower her patients to make healthy and informed decisions.


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