The presenters of the Parenting Research Centre child behaviour webinars are qualified parenting experts. They’re trained to deliver the evidence-based webinar content in a parent-friendly way.

Tony Gates

Tony is a registered psychologist with expertise in child development and education. He has worked in many settings, including primary and secondary schools, preschools and private clinics. Tony currently designs and implements supports for parents at the Parenting Research Centre.

Tony has supported parents facing a wide range of challenges, including difficult behaviour, childhood anxiety and depression, childhood anger management, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) issues, intellectual disability, sibling dynamics and family relationships.

Tony’s qualifications include a Master of Educational Psychology from the University of Melbourne and Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours from the Australian National University.

Tony has a young son and is an expert in important pursuits like board games, Minecraft and Pokemon.

Warren Cann

Warren Cann is a psychologist, parenting specialist and CEO with the Parenting Research Centre.

Warren’s career has focused on parenting intervention and support, particularly where parents are raising children with complex needs, or are experiencing significant adversity themselves. Prior to joining the PRC, Warren oversaw the dissemination of the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) in Victoria. And prior to that, he worked as a psychologist in early childhood intervention and protective services.

  • Last updated or reviewed 16-11-2016