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

Register Here

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

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


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