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Re-building lives: preparing for the pandemic of mental health crises in schools is a Course

Re-building lives: preparing for the pandemic of mental health crises in schools

Starts Jul 23, 2020

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Full course description

Date and time  

Thursday 23 July 2020, 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Venue

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event

Audience 

This learning event is right for you if you are responsible for the wellbeing of young people and/or colleagues

Description                                   

The challenging and uncertain times of 2020 are putting mental health in the spotlight more than ever.  Join renowned clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller and take time to focus on how we can be pro-active in picking up and acting upon the warning signs of deteriorating mental health in our school community.

There will be an examination of behaviours from the perspective of looking at what is within the normal range and practical tips for knowing which signs give rise to concern.

The coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on all facets of society. It's crucial that people take a practical approach to dealing with COVID-19. Beyond Blue

Key takeaways              

  • understanding of what is within normal range and what are the signs that should give use concern
  • strategies for creating a culture that is sensitive to the needs of people at this time.

Presenter information

Andrew Fuller                

Andrew is a clinical psychologist who has worked with over 3,000 schools in Australia, NZ, Asia and the UK. His research has been in two areas: learning strengths and resilience with a firm focus on using positive education in the classroom to make a difference.

Andrew is an Hon. Fellow at the University of Melbourne and has been a scientific consultant for the ABC. He is an ambassador for Adolescent Success and the Lion’s Club Alcohol and Drug Awareness Foundation He has also been a principal consultant to the Dept. Education START, resilience and Bully Stoppers initiatives and the national drug prevention strategy REDI, and is a regular presenter on Radio National.