Canberra 2017-10-31T10:55:09+00:00

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

Friday, 22 June 2018 9.00am – 5.00pm


Individual Registration
Group Discounts (3+)


2017 Topics and Speakers

(2018 Topics and Speakers will be released soon)

  • Preventing Depression in Young People; Andrew Fuller, Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Inyahead
  • Anxiety Disorders in Young People; Prof Jennie Hudson, Psychologist and Director, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University
  • Conversations We Should Be Having with Teens about Mental Health; Dr Claire Kelly, Manager of Youth Programs, Mental Health First Aid
  • Nurturing a Healthy Mind: Common Sense Strategies for Wellbeing; A/Prof Mike Nagel, Researcher and Author, University of Sunshine Coast
  • The Dismantling of Girls’ Wellbeing: Issues and Solutions; Maggie Hamilton, Author and Researcher
  • Understanding and Managing Anger, Aggression and Challenging Emotions; Melissa Abu-Gazaleh, Founder and CEO, Top Blokes Foundation and 2016 NSW Young Australian of the Year
  • Talking to Young People about Porn, Collett Smart, Psychologist, Educator and Writer
  • Gamblification in Gaming: Tricks Used to Financially Exploit Kids; James Driver, Psychotherapist and Founder, NetAddiction NZ
  • The Changing Environment of eSafety and the Importance of Digital Intelligence; Greg Gebhart, Senior Education Trainer, Office of the eSafety Commissioner

If you’re looking for presentation notes and materials from the previous seminars, you can find them here.


Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra

  • Approx. 12 mins drive from the airport