Full course description
Date and time
Tuesday 9 August 2022, 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are an educator at any level, wellbeing team member, principal or school leader.
This webinar will highlight the gendered patterns of violence and the foundations for abuse (gendered beliefs and sexism) as well as the types of violence teens experience and how to identify the warning signs. Educators will be given practical strategies and guidance on how to handle disclosures of abuse by students. They will increase their knowledge and understanding of teaching consent and learn how to guide students to change and be a ally for others.
"This session was amazing! An engaging and accurate representation of where many of our teens are at. Teachers need to hear this! Attending this session was truly a gift.” Senior Student Welfare Coordinator
“This session is a hopeful, evidence-based and practical guide to supporting our teens' mental health and wellbeing.” CEO, Human Connections - Accidental Counsellor trainers.
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety
- The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student welfare
Relevant Australian professional standards for teachers
4. Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
6. Engage in professional learning
- deeper understanding and strategies for:
- developing emotional literacy and empathy
- trauma informed best practice
- how to support students and colleagues in distress
- how to handle disclosures.
Dannielle's career commenced as a high school teacher, and then as a senior educator to develop an innovative program for students at risk of dropping out of school, The Lighthouse Project. She is now the co-founder and CEO of Enlighten Education, Australia’s leading provider of in-school workshops for teens since 2003 working with more than 25,000 young people each year in Australia, New Zealand, and south-east Asia.