Full course description
Date and time
Tuesday 2 March, 3.45 pm to 4.45 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are interested in exploring Be You tools, including the Mental Health Continuum and the BETLS observation tool when considering a student’s mental health.
The webinar is an snapshot into the professional learning available within the Be You domain of ‘Early Support’. In the webinar, educators will have the opportunity to explore Be You tools, including the Mental health continuum and the BETLS observation tool when considering a student’s mental health. It will assist educators in the understanding of the three stage framework, NIP, to notice the early signs of mental health issues, to inquire sensitively about an individual’s circumstance and to provide the appropriate support.
Not only is it important to notice the early signs of mental health issues in relation to a student, it is then vital to know how to provide the appropriate support to the student.
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment
- The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student welfare
- awareness of the early signs of mental health issues
- knowledge of the tools available through Be You to assist you to support a student's mental health.
Education Consultant at Headspace Australia
Elspeth Adamson is currently Manager, Student Services at Independent Schools Victoria, where she works in the areas of students with individual needs and student wellbeing, as well as addressing parent concerns about their children’s education. Previously, she was a Head of Campus and Deputy Principal of a Victorian multi-campus Independent school, and a Principal of an international school in India.