MASTER CLASS - BODY OF EVIDENCE

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PARALLEL STREAM - A LIVING LIBRARY OF POSITIVE EDUCATION IN ACTION

PARALLEL STREAM - STRONGER, SAFER; BRIGHTER, BOLDER

PARALLEL STREAM - SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNINGCHOOLS

PARALLEL STREAM -WHOLE SCHOOL WELLBEING

PARALLEL STREAM - BUILDING HEALTHY SCHOOLSION

Most young people need about nine hours of sleep a night to maintain optimal daytime alertness. But few preteens and teens actually get that much sleep regularly, thanks to factors such as part-time jobs, early-morning classes, homework, extracurricular activities, social demands, and late night use of back lit devices.

Sleep deprivation can have serious consequences. Tired teens can find it difficult to concentrate and learn, or even stay awake in class. Too little sleep also might contribute to mood swings health and behavioral problems. This presentations looks at how workers with young people in health, education and welfare can utilise smart phone apps and wearable devices to teach beducation and help teens to catch those elusive zzzzz's!

About Michael

Positive Schools ambassador Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is the Managing Director of the Young and Well CRC.

Michael is one of Australia’s most prominent child and adolescent psychologists, the author of nine books including bestseller ‘Princess Bitchface Syndrome’, and has also worked as an academic, researcher and political lobbyist.

As Managing Director, Michael plays a key role in leading and implementing the Young and Well CRC’s digital education program both in Australia and internationally, and works to extend the reach and impact of the Young and Well CRC’s initiatives through collaborating with existing partners and building new relationships.

Michael’s extensive use of technology in his clinical practice for the last five years gives him particular insight into the valuable role that technology can play in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health problems.

Michael is on the Board of Smiling Mind, is a Community Ambassador for Big Brothers Big Sisters and Playgroup Victoria, Treasurer of the Australian Psychological Society Committee (Melbourne Branch), and a member of the ePsychology special interest group for the APS.

He is also a columnist for a number of publications including New Idea, Girlfriend Magazine and the Australian Boarding Schools Association publication, LightsOut. He is the resident parenting expert on Channel 7′s Sunrise as well as psychologist for the Morning Show with Neil Mitchell on Radio 3AW. Michael is married with two children and is a Special Patron of the Hawthorn Football Club.



Please visit www.michaelcarr-gregg.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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