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.
Teenagers and Anaphylaxis — The Psychosocial Dimension
This presentation provides information about teens and what they want in relation to the management of their allergic diseases; the impact of allergies on wellbeing and mental health; and resources available to assist.
Heavy Metal Contamination
Environmental contaminants such as arsenic and lead can be absorbed into the body which can cause adverse neurocognitive and behavioural outcomes; with young children being most at risk. This presentation looks at the evidence and offers advice.
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.
The Rise of eSports
This presentation looks at the incredibly rapid rise of eSports (professional computer gaming) and the impact this is having on young people, including issues around aspiration, addiction and the culture of eSports.
Intercultural Understanding & Wellbeing
This presentation will explore the link between Intercultural Understanding (ICU) and wellbeing and share some practical strategies and activities that promote both wellbeing and ICU.