Developing & Nurturing the Mental Health and Wellbeing of our Students
Day 1 – Thursday 28th May, 2020
8.30am onwards Registration
9.00am – 9.10am House-Keeping details for the Conference
9.10am – 10.20am Keynote address by – Dr Rich Allen
Keynote Address Dr Rich Allen Developing Mental Resilience – How to raise engagement and energy in the classroom without
depleting your own reserves
10.20am – 10.30am De- brief of key-note address
10.30am – 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00am –12.30pm Workshops (A –D)
Workshop A – Greg Mitchell Talking to Students about Mental Health
Workshop B – Dr Rich Allen Not another new practice! The subtle art of making change positive
Workshop C – Jeremy Samson Practical Strategies to Optimal Progress for school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Workshop D – Miranda Marriott “Strategies to Increase the Resilience of Your Students.”
12.30pm – 1.15pm Lunch
1.15pm –2.30 pm Workshops (E –H)
Workshop E – Greg Mitchell Managing behaviours and mental health in schools
Workshop F – Miranda Marriott “Improving Your Student’s Self-Talk, Self- Worth and Performance.”
Workshop G – Dr Rich Allen Building positive relationships. How to stop people you don’t understand from stressing you out
Workshop H – Jeremy Samson Time 2 Train Aspergers Progam helping individuals with ASD to improved functioning through physical
movement, play and integration
2.35pm – 3.40pm – Greg Mitchell What’s the secret? – Work/life Balance.
Day 2 – Friday 29th May, 2020
8.30 am onwards Registration
9.00 am – 9.10 am House-Keeping details
9.10 am– 10.20 am Keynote Presenter – Dr Justin Coulson
Keynote Address Dr Justin Coulson There’s more to Pos Ed than PERMA
10.30am –11.00am Morning Tea
11.00am –12.40pm Workshops (I – L)
Workshop I – Greg Mitchell The 1% anxiety revelation
Workshop J – Sharon Witt How do we build the well-being of our adolescents?
Workshop K – Sally Learey Emotional literacy is at the heart of well-being
Workshop L – Dr Justin Coulson Positive Education: A beginner’s guide – where (and how) to start
12.40pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.35pm –3.00pm Workshops (M -P)
Workshop M – Greg Mitchell Resilience – The dandelion and the orchid the surprising science of success.
Workshop N– Sharon Witt Caring for our own Mental Health and well-being
Workshop O– Sally Learey The Power of Gratitude on Mental well-being
Workshop P– Dr Justin Coulson Positive approaches to discipline at school
3.00pm – 3.15pm Closure of Conference
Focus of the conference
- Develop new programs that can better support and progress these students through their schooling experience.
- Embrace through the Key-Note and Workshop immersion experiences, the new ideas/strategies that can be implemented into the mainstream classroom.
- Brilliant ideas and strategies to understand inform and support young people who may be experiencing Mental Health Issues.
- Acknowledge and understand the wealth of Support Agencies that can assist young people with Mental Health issues.
- Allow the opportunity for participants to network through the Sessions/Morning Teas / Lunches.
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