Teaching Boys Respectful Relationships
Domestic violence rates are at extraordinary levels and disturbing attitudes are prevalent amongst our youth. This presentation considers strategies for teaching respectful relationships to young people, in particular, the young boys in our lives.
Internet Gaming Disorder in Children and Adolescents
With screens designed to highjack attention and internet games designed for addiction, this presentation will offer some practical tips for helping a young person with internet gaming disorder as well as strategies for prevention
Food Industry vs Public Health
A chronic oversupply of unhealthy and addictive food has led to the viewing ill-health from dietary causes as normal. Prof Bruce Neal relates how we arrived at this situation, and the opportunities to change it.
Helping Kids Through the Middle Childhood Years
Andrew will outline the characteristics of the difficult middle years and look at ways to capitalise on the ‘sparkiness’ of childhood to integrate learning experiences in order to ensure that our kids are resilient, happier, and more engaged.
Gambling and Young People
This presentation will provide an overview of the types on gambling young people are using, how they come to be involved, problem gambling and strategies to help and educate young people around this issue.
Violence in the Media: Are News Agencies Reporting or Causing the News?
Do the news agencies report or cause the news? Prof Douglas Gentile will provide a closer look into the media's role in suicides, mass shootings, homicides and more.