Designing wellbeing programs that enhance and support student education pathway

Presented by: Jules Haddock


Event Information: 6 PD Hours 

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This session explores the importance of not underestimating the importance of student wellbeing programs in planning and developing a school calendar. It is well researched that Mental illness experiences, throughout primary and secondary years, increase in prevalence during this period for young people, with a particular emphasis on anxiety disorders.

By adolescents 1 in 4 of all teenagers will experience a mental illness episode. In fact, understanding that the framework of wellbeing programs, is central to our understanding of mental illnesses and the presentations before the age of 25, is the foundation that all wellbeing programs should be built on.

Creative school approaches and education can see wellbeing as an integrated part of the school culture.

This day unpacks wellbeing goals into achievable school base activities:

  • What does student wellbeing look like, and aim to do?
  • How does our understanding of mental illness impact upon the programs we offer to our students?
  • How can we actively engage young people in person centred programs that sees them take ownership of their own mental wellbeing?

Through the day you will explore how to creatively translate our knowledge of the major mental illness experienced by young people, into sound practical strategies of support. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your best practice approaches in wellbeing programs with other schools.

Event Details:

 

Thursday 17th October, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)
 

Saxons Training Facilities 
Level 6, 500 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Target Audience: Wellbeing staff, and those teachers with a vested interested in the holistic wellbeing of their students.

  $279.00 + GST

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About the Presenter:

Jules Haddock is a facilitator of recovery programs specific to people experiencing a mental health disorder. Prior to education based support, she worked closely with all ages, Aboriginal communities, and people with disabilities such as Autism, challenged by their mental illness within a community framework of practice. A REACH facilitator through the Black Dog Institute, Mental Health First Aid Instructor and accredited trainer in Mental Health, Jules is well versed and passionate in her endeavour to demystify, educate and encourage intervention of mental illness by the community as a whole. Her delivery style is creatively engaging, reflecting her passion as a practicing artist, which sees her currently involved in school-based youth community art projects specific to mental illness.

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