Teacher Professional Development Day - Supporting Student Wellbeing

22 July 2019

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Are you are a teacher? Join us for an interactive professional development event and find out the current state of mental health and wellbeing in young people.

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Young people across Australia identified mental health and wellbeing as their most pressing concern in the national Mission Australia Youth Survey.

But would you know how to have a conversation with a young person about mental health and wellbeing if you became concerned?

Join us for our interactive professional development event to gain a better understanding of mental health and wellbeing in young people and to develop skills and techniques that you can use in your own classroom to approach a student and have a conversation.

Walk away from the event with a bag containing three free engaging classroom resources that target mental health and wellbeing in young people and additional information about other resources that are available at your disposal.

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Topics covered

  • Mental health and wellbeing in young people
  • The current state of mental health and wellbeing in young people
  • How to start a conversation with young people about health and wellbeing
  • Resources and support available to support the wellbeing of young people

Part of the event includes interactive sessions by The Experience Lab, which will give you the opportunity to actively engage in fun scenarios and exercises to help you develop a comprehensive understanding of how to have a conversation with young people about mental health and wellbeing.

This professional development event is suitable for teachers, both established and trainee. We also welcome registrations from chaplains, support workers or any other professional working regularly with young people in schools.

Presenters

  • headspace™ - With a focus on early intervention, headspace™ works with young people aged 12- 25 to provide support at a crucial time in their lives to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future. www.headspace.org.au
  • The Experience Lab - The Experience Lab provides highly skilled directors, facilitators and actors to enhance learning in a creative, interactive and engaging format. They cover a range of topics including mental health and wellbeing, sexual harassment, leadership development and how to have difficult conversations. www.theexperiencelab.com.au
  • Constable Care - The Constable Care Child Safety Foundation is a non-profit organisation helping to make the community a safer place for all kids through ground-breaking theatre-in-education and community programs. www.cccsf.org.au
  • The City of Melville - The City has a long history of developing innovative school resources in consultation with young people. Each resource is carefully designed to entertain and engage young people and provoke discussion on a variety of challenging topics that young people had identified as being important.

Event registrations/bookings

Bookings are essential to secure your spot.

Register online at www.pddaystudentwellbeing.eventbrite.com.au before 5pm on Friday 12 July. Hurry, spots are limited!

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Event Information

Hosted by

The City of Melville

Time9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost

$209 (inclusive of morning tea, educational resources, GST and booking fee)

Contact Details

City of Melville Customer Service

melinfo@melville.wa.gov.au

Phone: 1300 635 845 | 9364 0666

For any specific dietary requirements please email melinfo@melville.wa.gov.au

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Location

East Fremantle Yacht Club
Petra Street
East Fremantle WA 6159 Get Directions

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