EduMind ANZ: Strengthening Mental Health and Building Resilience in Schools (ANZ)

The EduMind ANZ: Strengthening Mental Health and Building Resilience in Schools, organized by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and set to take place on 31 July – 2 August 2024 in Melbourne, Australia, is a pivotal event bringing together educators, school psychologists, mental health professionals and experienced counsellors to share critical discussion of mental health and resilience within the educational landscape of Australia and New Zealand. This three-day conference aims to foster a collaborative environment where delegates can share insights, best practices, and collaborative approaches to enhance the mental well-being and resilience of our diverse school communities.

Through keynote speeches, panel discussions, and case study presentations, participants will delve into the full spectrum of strengthening resilience and fostering positive mental health across all levels of schooling. From social-emotional learning to crisis intervention, mindfulness to positive psychology, indigenous wellbeing to lived experience – this event will explore evidence-based strategies and innovations for nurturing mentally healthy school communities. Furthermore, specialized sessions will be devoted to the pivotal role of schools in suicide prevention initiatives, and the overall improvement in school counselling initiatives.

This is your chance to be part of a truly pioneering event that will shape the future of student mental health support. Join us at the EduMind ANZ Conference, for three inspiring days of collaboration, fresh ideas, and empowerment to transform mental health promotion in education. Together, let’s pave the way for stronger mental health and resilience in our educational communities.

Conference Overview

Main Conference: 31 July – 1 August 2024
Post-Conference Sit Tour: 2 August 2024
Venue: Park Hyatt Melbourne, Australia

Over the course of three days, the EduMind ANZ Conference will unite esteemed educators, mental health professionals, policymakers, and industry leaders to explore the profound influence of innovative strategies on mental health promotion and resilience building within educational settings. Our agenda encompasses a wide array of subjects, ranging from social-emotional learning and crisis intervention to indigenous wellbeing and suicide prevention initiatives.

Day 1:

  • Detecting Early Signs of Depression: Discover how the Royal Agriculture Society of NSW is empowering youth to make a difference through their education programs.
  • Anti-Bullying/Cyberbullying: Assess Holy Spirit Community School’s anti-bullying campaign that led to a noticeable reduction in bulling incidents, both online and offline.
  • Suicide Prevention: A detailed look into Westbourne Grammar School’s comprehensive approach that includes training, student workshops and its support system.
  • Managing Disruptive Behavioral Issues: See how Trinity Grammar School is showcasing success in integrating disruptive students positively into the school community.

Day 2:

  • Addressing Self-Harm: Learn how MLC School responds to reduce self-harming incidents at their school with targeted interventions and support groups and how they support their students when they are using self-harming coping mechanisms.
  • Preventing Substance Abuse: Understand how students got tired of the school traditional methods of tackling addiction in schools and used school resources and community organisations to tackle addiction issues among their peers.
  • LGBTQ+ Support: Explore how St Mark’s Anglican Community School creates a support network for LGBTQ+ students and promote inclusivity.
  • Panel Address: Discuss how to prevent burnout among educators with self-care tips and institutional supports to promote teacher wellbeing.

Day 3: Site Tour 

  • Site tour to Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY), Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC) and Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and immerse yourself in an in-depth examination of the approaches adopted by Centre for Multicultural Youth and the Victorian Student Representative Council in fostering multicultural understanding, improved mental health, social cohesion, and youth empowerment. Additionally, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria will demonstrate a guided wellbeing program designed to enhance mental and physical health.

For more information about the conference, visit: http://edumindconference.com/
Catch the early-bird discount and register today: http://registration.edumindconference.com/

Organizer

Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications
Website: https://charteredcertifications.com
Office: +65 6716 9980

Registration and General Enquiries: [email protected]
Sponsorship Opportunities: [email protected]

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