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Generation Next Mental Health And Wellbeing Of Young People Student Program

Shutterstock “Overall I found the day super informative to the point where I believe this course should be compulsory for the senior grades as it truly is a beneficial program.” (Year 12 student, live event) “The agenda hit the nail on the head, deals with the issues that are relevant and our school is [...]

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Seminar: The neurobiology of love and attachment

The Australian Childhood Foundation is presenting a series of seminars on Polyvagal theory, oxytocin and the neurobiology of love and attachment: Using the body’s social engagement system to promote recovery from experiences of threat, stress and trauma. WHEN AND WHERE SYDNEY: Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. 18 & 19 October 2011 BRISBANE: Mercure Hotel Brisbane. [...]

Seminar: The neurobiology of love and attachment

The Australian Childhood Foundation is presenting a series of seminars on Polyvagal theory, oxytocin and the neurobiology of love and attachment: Using the body’s social engagement system to promote recovery from experiences of threat, stress and trauma. WHEN AND WHERE SYDNEY: Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. 18 & 19 October 2011 BRISBANE: Mercure Hotel Brisbane. [...]

Seminar: Resilient Kids 2011

Australia’s leading resilience experts in one event. A unique combination of lectures and focused workshops presented by Australia’s leading resilience experts to provide you with the knowledge and skills to implement resilience in your own professional environment. This one day seminar is to be held in Brisbane at the Southbank Institute of Technology, on Friday 16th [...]

Seminar – The Body Remembers: Practical therapeutic applications of the neurobiology of trauma

Following recent events around Australia including the fires in WA, the floods in VIC and cyclone Yasi in QLD there will be many young people who have experienced traumatic events. Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) can develop after exposure to traumatic experiences(s) and results from an imbalance between the parasympathetic and sympathetic branches of the Autonomic Nervous [...]

Seminar – Scared, sleepless and hostile: Children, violent/frightening media and public policy

The Australian Council on Children (ACCM) and the Media and the Children and Families Research Centre, Macquarie University are holding a one day seminar on Tuesday 1 March 2011 at: NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre 37 Reservoir Street Surry Hills, NSW 2010   Chaired by Professor Alan Hayes Director of the Australian Institute of Family [...]

Doctors and teachers join the fight against 'sexting' and cyber bullying

Both the medical and teaching professions are learning more about the damaging effects of ‘sexting’ and cyber bullying. They are also learning how to deal with the impact that new technologies are having on teenagers.  Leading experts including Cyber safety expert Susan McLean, adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg and medical professional Dr Ramesh Manocha have come [...]

Book Review: What's Happening to Our Boys?

By Maggie Hamilton. AT RISK. How the new techologies, drugs and alcohol, peer pressure and porn affect our boys. Some of the material covered here is shocking, but its important to realise this is the toxic atmosphere many of our children encounter daily… When we understand what they’re up against, we can help bring about [...]

Major tobacco brands promoted on Facebook

The World Health Organisation (WHO) clearly states that the advertising of tobacco on social networking websites by employees promoting the product is prohibited. However there have been a growing number of employees who have taken to the likes of Facebook and are actively promoting the brands their company produces. This is all the more shocking [...]

To use or not to use: plus size models in fashion

65% of Australian women are a size 14-16 The 15th annual Australian Fashion week has come to a close for yet another year. Last year many designers embraced "body diversity" by using plus size models. Cynics like Garance Dore feel this was just a ‘gimmick’ used by the fashion houses to gain publicity and attract new [...]