New training programs and resources for 2016
Investing in parents
A new resource for parent educators and other professionals involved in parent education. Topics designed to assist parents in supporting their children’s academic achievement and social emotional wellbeing, including: what do you want for your children, parenting styles, stress management and resilience for parents, developing positive relationships with your children, being involved in your children’s education, giving children responsibility, supporting children’s interests, motivating your children, social and emotional learning and building character at home.
Bullying: the power to cope (for teachers)
A workshop to help teachers and mental health practitioners teach students how to cope with different kinds of bullying. Can be used as a prevention program or to help students currently faced with bullying. Combining DVD, discussion topics and group activities, students learn rational self-talk and coping skills to deal with teasing, bullying and other forms of anti-social behaviour. Refreshed resources for 2016.
Attitudes and behaviours for learning
Training program designed for use by the teachers of students in pre-school through to the early secondary levels, to teach their students about the attitudes and behaviours needed for literacy and numeracy learning.
Taking the stress out of teaching
New resources for 2016 that explore a range of things that teachers can do to take the stress out of teaching, including a focus on stress management skills as applied to the school and the classroom, the importance of the social-peer system of teacher, and how the school organisation can change to help reduce the stress-creating conditions that lead to teacher stress in the first place.