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UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS: PREVENTION, IDENTIFICATION AND SUPPORT IN SCHOOLS

ALL SCHOOL STAFF IN PRIMARY SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS - including school and curriculum leaders, teachers, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators and school support officers


PRESENTED BY DR ANNE O'SHEA, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, AND SAM BOOTS, REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student welfare. The workshop will provide information about:

  • Types of eating disorders and their identifying characteristics in children and adolescents
  • Prevalence and detection rates in school aged children
  • Myths and misconceptions
  • Warning signs
  • How to approach a student identified as high risk of an eating disorder
  • Treatment and support options
  • Risk factors and protective factors (including social media use, peer relationships and bullying)
  • School-based prevention programs
  • Practical suggestions to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors in schools

Learning outcomes for this workshop include: 

  • Understanding eating disorders and their occurrence in school age cohorts
  • Ability to recognise signs of eating disorders within your student population
  • Awareness of strategies you can use on your site to decrease the risk of eating disorder for your students

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Event Date 26/08/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 26/08/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 21/08/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00

FROM THE RESEARCH INTO THE CLASSROOM: THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF AN EXPLICIT READING, SPELLING, AND WRITING CLASSROOM APPROACH

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND SUBJECT COORDINATORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, TRTS, AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTED BY KAY BOSWORTH, SPECIALIST LITERACY TEACHER & EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student literacy acquisition, including secondary staff who have students who have struggled with the building blocks required for reading, writing and spelling success. The skills of reading, writing and spelling are “rocket science” (L.Moats). This workshop investigates the why, what and the how of teaching the essential elements of the layers of the English language to improve these skills for all students.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Understanding the science of the research into why we need to teach reading, writing and spelling explicitly
  • What are the Layers of Language and the essential elements of quality classroom literacy teaching and successful learning
  • How do we engage all learners and meet the needs of the variety of learners in each classroom

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Event Date 09/09/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 09/09/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 04/09/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00

HOW TO FLOURISH: PRACTICAL WAYS TO IMPROVE THE HAPPINESS, RESILIENCE AND WELLBEING OF YOUNG PEOPLE

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING/SUBJECT COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, TRTS, AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTED BY MADHAVI NAWANA PARKER, GLOBALLY PUBLISHED AUTHOR OF SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LITERACY AND RESILIENCE BOOKS

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student wellbeing.

Madhavi Nawana Parker will share simple practical ways to improve the happiness, resilience and wellbeing of young people. Madhavi’s framework will also change the way teachers, educators and health professionals approach their work so their own wellbeing, resilience and happiness can flourish. 

 

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Event Date 16/09/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 16/09/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 11/09/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT IN THE EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT

ALL STAFF IN MAINSTREAM AND SPECIAL EDUCATION INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, AND SUPPORT STAFF - TWILIGHT SESSION

PRESENTED BY PROFESSOR ROBYN YOUNG, PSYCHOLOGIST AT HEADSTART INTERVENTION SERVICES

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in supporting student behaviour in education settings. The workshop will provide information and strategies to support learning and behaviour for students with Autism, and will also provide participants an opportunity to meet with one of Australia’s leading experts in autism clinical work, assessment, and research.

This workshop is interactive with a practical focus. Learning outcomes will include:

  • Understanding autism and what it means for learning
  • Practical strategies to implement behaviour change within your education setting
  • Skills required for success in school for both the student and teacher

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Event Date 18/09/2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 18/09/2019 6:00 pm
Register by 13/08/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $80.00 GST INC
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5 STEP POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT SYSTEM (formally Understanding Functional Behaviour)

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - NORTHERN VENUE - COOPERS ALEHOUSE, GEPPS CROSS

STAFF IN MAINSTREAM  AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ALL AGES (less suitable for TRT staff unless having explicit interest in PBS practices)

PRESENTED BY KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop is best suited for staff teams to participate, as strategies discussed can involve hands-on 1-1 interaction, or site-wide change to reduce the instances of challenging functional behaviour. This workshop will provide participants with a plan for learning how to identify and respond to the function of students’ behaviour in order to create positive outcomes for students, leading to calmer classrooms and better quality of life outcomes for students and staff.

Suitable for all school staff, the 5 step process will introduce you to a systematic approach to reducing behaviours of concern in the educational environment. It is based on systematic processes derived from decades of evidence based practice in psychology, disability, and education.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding methods for detecting functions for behaviours of concern
  • Awareness of how the environment may be contributing to student’s behaviours of concern
  • Developing strategies for preventing and responding to behaviours of concern ethically and sustainably

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Event Date 30/09/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 30/09/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 25/09/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00


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