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.
Evidence-based Drug Education for Preventing Drug-related Harms
This presentation discusses the role school communities can play in drug and alcohol prevention, the importance of evidence-based prevention practices and offers strategies for preventing harm from alcohol and other drugs.
Building Learning Strengths
One of the most powerful ways we can build resilience is to have young people discover how to be successful learners. This presentation will outline Neuro-developmental differentiation as a way to help utilise learning strengths.
Teaching Values of Being Human
Teamwork, resiliency and capacity to pull together are among the values of being human that we must teach young people. This presentation will focus on guided conversations and activities to coach SEL and ignite ‘emotional intelligence'.
Practical Ways to Build Emotional Intelligence
Many young people have not developed effective ways of identifying, experiencing and expressing their emotions. This presentation will look at how to help them experience their emotions, act on them and express them in a healthy and appropriate way.
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.