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THE ROLE OF HANDWRITING IN THE MODERN 'TECHNO' ERA

PRIMARY SCHOOL STAFF INCLUDING SCHOOL AND CURRICULUM LEADERS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, SPECIAL EDUCATION COORDINATORS, AND SCHOOL ASSISTANTS - TWILIGHT SESSION

PRESENTED BY SARA KING, PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development around handwriting skill development and technology introduction. The workshop will provide information about the complex nature of handwriting, why it should remain a key learning outcome for students despite the significant increase in technology use in daily life and how to encourage handwriting development for students who are experiencing difficulties in this area. It will also explore when technology substitutes should be considered and supported.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Greater understanding of the complex skill integration needed for successful handwriting outcomes
  • Awareness of environmental factors that influence handwriting skill development
  • Ability to critique a student’s handwriting performance and impact on their learning outcomes
  • Understanding when technology substitute may have a role

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Event Date 27/03/2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 27/03/2019 6:00 pm
Register by 25/03/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $80.00 GST INC
$80.00

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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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED, A NEW DATE WILL BE ADVISED SHORTLY.

Event Date 29/03/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 29/03/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 19/03/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00

PUBLIC VS PRIVATE BEHAVIOUR: USING THE RIGHT TO KNOW FRAMEWORK FOR STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY AND IMPAIRED SOCIAL AWARENESS

STAFF IN MAINSTREAM SCHOOLS, AND SPECIAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY SETTINGS INCLUDING COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, AND SUPPORT STAFF - TWILIGHT SESSION

PRESENTED BY TERESSA RESCHKE, EDUCATION CONSULANT AND KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop is intended for all staff working with children and young people who need extra support and explicit instruction in learning the difference between appropriate public vs private behaviour. The workshop will provide information for staff to effectively teach behaviours to children and young people who may not inherently understand the risks due to intellectual disability, lack of social awareness, or trauma related difficulties.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • How to use the Right to Know framework to effectively plan student instruction
  • Awareness of the prerequisite concepts a student will need to be taught to support comprehension of the public vs private concept
  • Specific instruction around concepts such as: public and private spaces; public and private behaviour; and public and private touching

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Event Date 03/04/2019 4:00 pm
Event End Date 03/04/2019 6:00 pm
Register by 01/04/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $80.00 GST INC
$80.00

ADOLESCENT ENGAGEMENT IN EDUCATION: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS OF THE UNENGAGED LEARNING RELATIONSHIP

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - NORTHERN VENUE - COOPERS ALEHOUSE, GEPPS CROSS

STAFF IN MAINSTREAM MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS - including leadership, wellbeing coordinators, counsellors, classroom teachers, and support staff

PRESENTED BY KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student wellbeing. This workshop will suit staff who work with students who are either: typically developing; on the Autism spectrum; exhibiting challenging behaviour; or socially anxious or depressed. Learning outcomes from this research-informed workshop include:

  • Awareness of brain development in the teenage years
  • Understanding of how brain development effects learner readiness in the teenage years
  • Understanding the impact of factors such as trauma, disability, cultural heritage, and lifestyle on secondary student engagement
  • Strategies for changing practice to maximise secondary student engagement and learner readiness
  • Skill building for constructing an Engagement Plan for implementation at your site

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Event Date 15/04/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 15/04/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 10/04/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00

SUPPORTING LEARNING AND WELLBEING AMONGST STUDENTS FROM IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE BACKGROUNDS

ALL STAFF IN EARLY YEARS, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, AND SECONDARY SCHOOL INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTED BY DR JULIE ROBINSON, ADJUNCT STAFF, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGY & SOCIAL WORK, FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for students from migrant or refugee backgrounds. It is ideal for a team to attend in order to promote site-wide strategies that support outcomes for students. The workshop will:

  • Provide an orientation to the changing landscape of refugee resettlement and voluntary immigration to Australia, common past experiences among students from these backgrounds, and the implications these have for students’ engagement, learning, wellbeing and behaviour at school
  • Engage participants in an experiential learning activity to promote understanding of “the refugee journey”
  • Introduce a tool that provides a framework for strategies to support engagement, learning and wellbeing among students from immigrant and refugee backgrounds
  • Guide school staff in using the tool to conduct an audit of the extent to which their school currently addresses each of the elements in this framework
  • Facilitate discussion about the other student groups that would benefit from policies and practices that addressed elements in the framework

Learning outcomes for this workshop include increased capacity to support participation by linguistically and culturally diverse students through:

  • An increased appreciation of the ways in which the past experiences of refugee and immigrant children and their families can affect their current school participation
  • A tool that facilitates reflection on the extent to which current school policies and practices are responsive to the strengths and needs of students from refugee and immigrant backgrounds
  • A self-assessment of each school‘s accomplishments and areas for possible improvement in recognising these strengths and meeting these needs

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Event Date 06/05/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 06/05/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 01/05/2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price $150 GST INC
$150.00


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