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The Cutting Edge of Prevention and Wellbeing in Schools
** Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule in the new year. Our apologies for any inconvenience **
The Cutting Edge of Prevention and Wellbeing in Schools: Revealing the 3 Golden Keys
An event for Middle Years and Secondary Educators with Dr Tom Nehmy.
Schools are striving to meet the emotional needs of the students in their care. The challenge is knowing precisely which approaches will be most effective in preventing psychological problems, building resilience, and maintaining wellbeing.
Drawing on his award-winning research and having worked directly with thousands of students around Australia, Tom’s workshop offers participants an overview of what the very latest theory and research says about how schools can do wellbeing well.
Participants will leave this interactive session with a clear understanding of the 3 Golden Keys to school-based wellbeing and ideas for applying these in their own school context, including:
- What the latest theory and research says about preventing psychological disorders in adolescents, including anxiety, depression and eating disorders.
- An overview of the crucial psychological skills adolescents need to learn including balanced thinking, challenging perfectionism, emotion regulation, understanding stress, self-compassion, media literacy and gratitude.
- The role of parents in healthy psychological development including the #1 parenting mistake that gets in the way of healthy development & how to work with parents most effectively.
- How to build ‘School Connectedness' – an under-emphasised and powerful protective factor.
About the Presenter - Tom Nehmy, PhD
Dr Tom Nehmy is a clinical psychologist with over 10 years’ experience. His passion is preventing psychological problems in people of all ages while also enhancing resilience and wellbeing. His doctoral research in developing the Healthy Minds Program produced the world’s first prevention program to prevent the onset of symptoms of depression and anxiety while also reducing risk for eating disorders.
He was subsequently awarded the 2015 Flinders University Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence.
Tom currently works with schools, companies and professional organisations to help them build psychological skills for mental health, wellbeing and resilience. He is a prolific public speaker and corporate trainer - more than 10,000 people have attended his workshops, training programs, invited keynote addresses, and conference presentations across Australia and overseas.
Tom maintains an active interest in psychological research - especially preventing the onset of psychological problems - and has co-authored ten scholarly articles in peer-reviewed scientific publications. He is the author of the upcoming book Apples for the Mind: Creating emotional balance and lifelong wellbeing. Tom is also an accredited training supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia.
His work has been featured on Triple J, ABC Radio, 7 News, Power FM, Radio Adelaide, in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Advertiser, and beyond.
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