Green Space and the Power of Nature Play for Shaping the Developing Brain
This talk will focus on the evidence-base behind the importance of access to green space (or nature play) and how it is thought to improve the trajectory of the growing brain.
Teen Sleep - Problems & Solutions
Teenagers place little value on sleep, and are generally poor sleep managers. This session shows how to implement treatments that build resilient sleep, which in turn protects teens from stress induced mood disorders and optimises learning outcomes.
Nurturing Resilience in Young People with Disability
This presentation will present some key strategies to optimise health, as well as a developmental model that informs the identification of practical, everyday strategies to support young people with different abilities develop resilience.
4 Steps to Emotional Intelligence
This presentation will provide participants with effective strategies for developing their emotional intelligence (or EQ), to get the best from themselves and from those around them.
Positive Psychology Strategies to Reduce Depression in Adolescents
This presentation will provide an overview of Positive Psychology and examine how three easy-to-apply, empirically validated positive psychology tools can help to improve the wellbeing of young people and those who support them.
Drawing on cutting-edge psychology research along with interviews and surveys from close to 400 teenage girls, this presentation will provide insight into the teen girl experience and strategies for support.