Generation Next and Healthed invites you to attend this highly informative and educational event. No other educational event brings together so many leading experts under one roof.
This UNIQUE multi-disciplinary seminar features leading experts who will present authoritative and practical information specifically relevant to the mental, emotional, social and physical wellbeing of young people.
The aim of the seminar is to enable attendees to develop not only an understanding of the individual issues but also how they frequently interrelate across the boundaries of teaching, health, welfare, law and the community. Hence the need for teaching, health and welfare professionals to understand how they can work together for better outcomes at all levels.
Date: Friday 25th June 2010
Venue: Federation Auditorium, Reservoir St, Surry Hills, Sydney
Issues covered include:
Bullying, Cyberbullying and Violence in Schools
It’s impact on Mental Health and Wellbeing
An update on new guidelines
Depression and Anxiety
Understanding the signs, symptoms and treatment
Alcohol, Binge Drinking, “Meow”
An update on current issues and practical solutions
Body Image and Eating Disorders
Why early detection is essential and how to spot the warning signs
Sexualisation, Consumerism and the Media
What are its effects on our Young People?
Skills and strategies to bounce back from mental stress & trauma
Practical meditation session
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg
Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia
Author and Researcher – Sexualisation
Dr Andrew Fuller
The Resilience Foundation
Cybersafety Expert, previously of Victorian State Police
Prof Stephen Touyz
Eating Disorder Specialist
Author, Ambassador for The Butterfly Foundation
Who should attend:
• Teachers, educators in primary, secondary, TAFE and tertiary
• Psychologists, Nurses and other Health Professionals
• Social Workers, Youth workers, teacher aides
• Student teachers
• PD: 6 hours
• CNE points applied for
• APS professional development points applied for
Each talk is approx. 45 mins in duration with a brief question time.
|09.00||Alcohol & Drugs||Paul Dillon|
|09.45||Depression & Anxiety||Dr Michael Carr-Gregg|
|10.30||Q & A||Panel|
|11.15||Bullying in Schools||Dr Michael Carr-Gregg|
|2.15||Body Image & Eating Disorders||Melinda Hutchings/Stephen Touyz|
|3.45||Resilience strategies||Dr Andrew Fuller|
|4.30||Meditation||Dr Ramesh Manocha|
Writer Helen Splarn. Editor Dr Ramesh Manocha.