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, 5 June 2020 9.00am – 5.00pm

2020 Registration

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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.

Professional Development

A number of Generation Next activities count towards annual professional development (PD) requirements for teachers, nurses, social workers, counsellors and more. Generation Next is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development (PD) to teachers in NSW. We are working towards obtaining endorsed professional development status from a number of other professional bodies across Australia including AASW and TQI. Please see our professional development page for the latest information.

Super Early Bird Online SpecialEarly Bird Online SpecialStandard Online Price
$179 incl GST$199 incl GST$250 incl GST
Ends 3 AprilEnds 22 MayEnds 5 June

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

Previous Event Information

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
  • A Developmental Approach to Nurturing Resilience in Young People with Disability; Dr Jane Tracy, Director of the Centre for Developmental Disability Health, Monash Health
  • How the Internet is Affecting Youth Wellbeing Greg Gebhart, Senior Education Trainer, Office of the eSafety Commissioner
  • Anxiety & Mental Health Issues in School Communities; Leonie Everett, ACT 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
    • With One Voice — Singing for Creativity and Mental Health; Tania de Jong, Social Entrepreneur, Global Speaker, Soprano, Founder of Creative Universe
    • 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
    • The Current State of Play — Gaming and Young People; Jordan Foster, Clinical Psychologist, ySafe
    • Nanging’, ‘Jungle Juice’ and ‘Rexing’: Trends in Inhalant Use Amongst Young People; Paul Dillon, Educator, DARTA
    • Tricky Kids & Anxiety; 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

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.

2020 Brochure

Venue

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

  • Approx. 12 mins drive from the airport

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