MASTER CLASS - BODY OF EVIDENCE

MAIN STAGE KEYNOTES

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

An introduction to online mental health and wellbeing in schools, and the work that beyondblue is managing (KidsMatter and MindMatters) to support schools Australia wide. Find out how a number of digital resources are making teacher professional development and whole school mental health strategies easier to implement, and how the MindMatters redevelopment is leveraging the strengths of online and blended learning in PD delivery.

 

About Nick

 

Nick Prendergast is the MindMatters Program Leader at beyondblue. He has a Masters in Health Administration, a Bachelor of Youth Affairs and Diploma in Alcohol and Drugs. Nick has worked in the health and community services sectors for over 20 years, predominantly with young people. Prior to joining beyondblue, Nick was the Executive Officer for headspace Western Melbourne and Northern Melbourne, a prevention, promotion and early intervention mental health initiative for young people. He was the Manager of the Adolescent Forensic Health service, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, a state-wide health service for youth justice. Nick has worked with the NHS South of England exploring the development of early intervention models in mental health for young people, and has also worked with Det Sociale Netværk in Denmark assisting in the development of similar models for young people.

 


About beyondblue -

beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

Our vision is an Australian community that understands anxiety and depression, empowers people to seek help, and supports recovery, management and resilience.

beyondblue works across a range of settings and brings together expertise in order to provide information and programs to support those affected by anxiety and depression, and improve the mental health of every person in Australia.

For more information please visit beyondblue.org.au, contact Education Projects Manager Rene Hahn on 03 9810 6168, or email Rene.Hahn@beyondblue.org.au

 

 

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