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9.30am - 3.30pm - Log on between 9.15am and 9.30am Victorian Time

Webinar via Zoom

Leadership including middle leaders, secondary & primary

$289.00 + GST

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Booking Conditions

No applications for this program will be accepted after all vacancies have been filled. Unsuccessful applicants will have their monies refunded in full. Cancellation prior to two weeks before the program date (cut-off date) will incur a 15% service charge per applicant. This program will be payable in full for cancellations made on or after the cut-off date or for failure to attend the program. All cancellations must be in writing and emailed to us. In the event of insufficient applications this program will not proceed and registration monies be fully refunded. In the event of this program being cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances registration monies only will be refunded as Critical Agendas will not accept liability for the payment of any other associated costs. Critical Agendas reserves the right to vary the advertised programs prior to commencement. Please note Critical Agendas reserves the right to transfer participants from face to face to webinar format with price adjustments (if required), should minimum numbers not be met for face to face event

Psychosocial hazards, workplace stress and burnout

A psychosocial hazard or work stressor is any occupational hazard related to the way work is designed, organized and managed, as well as the economic and social contexts of work.  In December 2023 new Work Health and Safety legislation came into effect requiring workplaces to assess the frequency, impact and duration of the impact of any psychosocial hazards staff are experiencing. One of the impacts of these hazards is burnout. Worker burnout continues to pose a significant challenge for most workplaces and education is no exception.  The experience of burnout has a ripple effect, impacting engagement, performance and job satisfaction as well as outcomes for students.  This workshop will focus on:

  • exploring the most frequent psychosocial hazards
  • workplace and individual responsibilities regarding the legislation
  • minimising and eliminating psychosocial risks
  • understanding stress and how it is experienced in the body
  • Strategies for managing workplace stress
  • The signs and symptoms of burnout
  • Strategies to prevent burnout and increase resilience
Presented by Critical Agendas

Kristy Elliott

Kristy is an experienced and engaging teacher and consultant, working with inspired educators who want to make a positive difference in the lives of the young people they work with and their communities. Holding a Bachelor of Education, Kristy recognises the privilege of working with young people and strives to positively impact those she has the pleasure of working with. She is currently completing her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne which is strengthening the wellbeing and relationship management work she undertakes with schools in Australia and Asia. Kristy teaches an innovative circle strategy used for developing socio-emotional capacity, relationships as well as teaching curriculum content, she provides engaging workshops on all elements of restorative practice including peer mediation training. Kristy also facilitates restorative community conferences and provides in-class modelling and coaching. Kristy has been working in this field for almost two decades and continues to enjoy working with school communities to enhance the wellbeing of staff, students and parents.

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