In response to the COVID-19 situation, the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Young People Seminars have all been moved online. All registered delegates have been emailed details about how to access the seminar and an expanded selection of sessions. If you would like to register, please head to our shop to purchase an access pass and start your learning journey!

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

Online access until December 2020

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

Friday, 31 July 2020 9.00am – 5.00pm

2020 Registration

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Previous Event Information

Topics and Speakers so far…

  • Teaching Values of Being Human — An Education of the Mind and the Heart; Mark Le Messurier, Parent Coach, Author, Counsellor & Educator
  • P0rnography — What’s the Big Deal?; Dr Justin Coulson, Parenting Expert
  • Green Space and the Power of Nature Play for Shaping the Developing Brain; Dr Rachael Sharman, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Autism & Anxiety; Dr Michelle Garnett, Clinical Psychologist
  • The Current State of Play — Gaming and Young People; Jordan Foster, Clinical Psychologist, ySafe
  • Stress, Emotions & Learning; Dr Jared Cooney Horvath, Educational Neuroscientist
  • Tricky Kids; Andrew Fuller, Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Inyahead
  • Anxiety Disorders in Young People; Dr Chris Wever, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
  • Steps to Emotional Intelligence; Dr Justin Coulson, Parenting Expert
  • Teen Sleep – Problems & Solutions; Dr Chris Seton, Paediatric & Adolescent Sleep Physician
  • Practical Solutions to Reset, Recharge & Recover; Madhavi Nawana Parker, Social Emotional Development Specialist, Author and Counsellor
  • Building a Mental Fitness Toolkit; Sarah Alderton, Classroom Teacher, Education Consultant, Founder, MindFit Co and The Selfie Project
  • Managing Attention in the Age of Digital Distraction; Dr Kristy Goodwin, Digital Wellness Expert
  • Choosing Not to Hate; Matt X, Preventing Violent Extremism Consultant
  • Fathers & Daughters; Madonna King, Author, Journalist, Chair of the Queensland Government’s Taskforce on Cyberbullying
  • A Developmental Approach to Nurturing Resilience in Young People with Disability; Dr Jane Tracy, Director of the Centre for Developmental Disability Health, Monash Health

And much more!

Your registration includes:

  • Exclusive access to a suite of presentations (30-45 minutes), much more than we can squeeze into the single day event
  • A subscription to the sessions until December 2020 so you can revise, re-listen and pace your learning to suit your own needs,
  • A more inclusive and accessible format that gives you freedom to learn wherever you can take your digital device
  • Participation certificates awarded automatically after completion of individual sessions

The above program is subject to change without notice. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

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

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2020 Brochure

2020 Poster

  • Coming soon
Super Early Bird Online Special Early Bird Online Special Standard Online Price
$179 incl GST $199 incl GST $250 incl GST
Ends 19 June Ends 3 July Ends 31 July

NEW GROUP DISCOUNT RATES: 3-15 registrations save 10%, 16-25 registrations save 15%, 26+ registrations save 20%.

2019 Topics and Speakers

  • From Trauma to Strength; Gill Hicks MBE, Survivor of the 2005 London Terrorist Bombings, Founder of M.A.D for Peace
  • Choosing Not to Hate; Matt X, Preventing Violent Extremism Consultant
  • Practical Tips for Working with Autistic Children & Young People; Dr Emma Goodall, Autism Consultant
  • A Developmental Approach to Nurturing Resilience in Young People with Disability; Dr Jane Tracy, Director of the Centre for Developmental Disability Health, Monash Health
  • What’s Shaping the World of E-Safety in 2019? Greg Gebhart, Senior Education Trainer, Office of the eSafety Commissioner
  • Anxiety in Young People – Practical Support Strategies for School Communities; David Wild, SA State Manager, headspace in Schools, Be You
  • Managing Attention Span in the Age of Digital Distractions; Dr Kristy Goodwin, Digital Wellness Expert
  • Helping Young People Through Family Separation; Fiona McCallum, General Manager, Good Grief
  • Conversations with Troubled Young People – Practical Advice; Andrew Fuller, Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Inyahead

And much more!

2020 Topics and Speakers so far…

  • Teaching Values of Being Human — An Education of the Mind and the Heart; Mark Le Messurier, Parent Coach, Author, Counsellor & Educator
  • P0rnography — What’s the Big Deal?; Dr Justin Coulson, Parenting Expert
  • Tricky Kids & Anxiety, Chairperson; Andrew Fuller, Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Inyahead
  • Listening to Young People — Programs that Work; Kareem El-Ansary, 2019 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations
  • Put Your Own Mask on First—Why we Must Invest in Staff Wellbeing, Sarah Alderton, Teacher & Education Consultant, The Selfie Project

And much more!

Your registration includes: access to 9 educational presentations and the stakeholder and resources exhibition, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, delegate satchel, PDF version of program and notes, certificate of attendance.

The 2020 program is still being finalised and is subject to change without notice. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates.

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

Venue

Adelaide Town Hall – 128 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000

  • Approx. 25 mins drive from the airport

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