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.
Suitable for: Staff in mainstream middle and secondary schools - including leadership, wellbeing coordinators, counsellors, classroom teachers, and support staff.
Presented by Kristen Messenger, owner of Bugs N Slugs. 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 how to make the most of obsessions and special interests, and harnessing their power as a catalyst for learning opportunities and behaviour management.
Suitable for: All staff in primary and secondary schools including school and curriculum leaders, classroom teachers, special education coordinators, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators, and school assistants.
Presented by Dr Leigh Burrows, Senior Lecturer College of Education, Psychology and Social Work. This experiential workshop will provide information about holistic and inclusive approaches to mindfulness that will enable you to select developmentally appropriate relational activities for all your students including those with sensitivities and vulnerabilities such as those with a trauma, mental health or disability background. It will also include a focus on the benefits of teachers’ own practice of mindfulness and how this can indirectly assist our students.
Suitable for: Early years, primary and secondary school staff - including classroom teachers, special education coordinators, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators and school leaders and assistants.