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32801 Conferences

Boosting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools

Added by evvnt_Platform on 2017-08-18

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2017-10-24
Last Date Last Day: 2017-10-25
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2017-10-24

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Criterion Conferences
Email Email: registration@criterionconferences.com
Address Address: The Australian Events Centre, 1 Larkin Boulevard, Essendon Fields, 3041, Australia
Phone Tel: 92395701

Conference Description:

The prevalence of mental health related issues has risen steeply among young Australians. Nearly one in four teens meet the criteria for probable mental illness and suicide rates in youths are at their highest level in ten years. Schools are confronted with an increase in the volume of students presenting with anxiety and depression and are observing the emergence of this in younger age groups.

The Boosting Mental Health and Well-being in Schools conference is about developing and supporting whole school approaches to improve mental health and well-being through proactive initiatives and evidence-based programs.

Benefits of attending:
- Establish the foundations to support a wellbeing framework
- Upskill staff to respond to mental health concerns
- Deliver evidence-based programs
- Strengthen whole school approaches
- Improve parental engagement
- Access and utilise community mental health resources

Who will attend?
Junior and Senior School representatives who are:
- Principals
- Deputy Principals
- Heads of School
- Heads of Wellbeing
- Director of Pastoral Care
- School Counsellors/ Psychologists
- Year Advisors

URLs:
Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/149462-1
Brochure: https://go.evvnt.com/149462-2

Price:
Standard Delegate Rate: AUD 2599
Commercial Solution Providers: AUD 3599

Speakers: Jane Burns, David Kolpak, Dorothy Hoddinott AO

Time: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
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