How to Prevent Disordered Eating and Body Image Concerns
This presentation aims to inform about eating disorders, risk factors, disordered eating and body dissatisfaction and evidence-based prevention interventions; discuss what's at stake for young people developing EDs ; and provide tools to take action
Understanding Self-harm and How to Support Young People
This presentation will prove an understanding of what self-harm is, why young people engage in such behaviour, and some strategies to respond as well as communicate with parents whose child is self-harming.
Promoting Healthy Eating Behaviours
Body image regularly tops national surveys of the issues of most importance to Australian adolescents. Dr Kausman will discuss strategies to promote healthy eating that encourage a positive approach to food and help prevent eating disorders.
Understanding Non-Suicidal Self Injury and How to Support Young People
Self-harm and non-suicidal self-injury are growing concerns among our young people. This presentation will explore how common it is, why it may occur and discuss practical strategies and mental health first aid for supporting young people who injure.
Navigating Teen Mental Health
Participants will gain an insight into mental illness from a lived experience perspective; skills to recognise signs of mental illness and strategies for having a meaningful conversation if you are worried about a young person’s mental health.
Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents
Anxiety disorders are common in children and adolescents and are both underestimated and under treated. This presentation will outline different types of anxiety and provide case studies and techniques that can be used to help young people.