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Parenting guides:Children and young people working ( 147.1 KB)
Eating disorders ( 133.2 KB)
Living with teens ( 136.3 KB)
Teenagers and career choices ( 251.9 KB)
Discipline (teens) ( 114.3 KB)
Peer pressure ( 134.9 KB)
Running away ( 142.0 KB)
Talking sex with young people ( 139.6 KB)
Teenage depression ( 143.8 KB)
Young people and drugs ( 157.9 KB)
Young people and parties ( 146.8 KB)
Young people who are gay or lesbian ( 137.2 KB)
Andrew Fuller's Advice for Parents
As a clinical psychologist, Andrew Fuller works with many schools and communities in Australia and internationally, specialising in the wellbeing of young people and their families. He is a Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Learning and Educational Development at the University of Melbourne. Andrew Fuller website also offers a range of resources which are useful to parents of adolescents.How to build confidence ( 69.8 KB)
How to Increase your Marks ( 50.2 KB)
How to Increase your Motivation ( 85.6 KB)
Andrew's Ten Resilience Hints ( 41.8 KB)
Cyber Relationships ( 89.6 KB)
Don't Waste Your Breath ( 674.1 KB)
Handy Hints for Improving Learning ( 48.5 KB)
Hearts and Minds ( 1.3 MB)
Helicopter Parents ( 103.0 KB)
Set Yourself Up ( 63.9 KB)
Ideal Day ( 73.4 KB)
The Adolescent Brain ( 674.1 KB)
Valuing Boys, Valuing Girls ( 90.5 KB)
Headspace (National youth mental health foundation) is a fantastic resource for parents. For more information check out their website or contact headspace ACT using the information below.
University of Canberra, Faculty of Health
Building 12, Level B, Room 40
Bruce, ACT 2601
Phone: (02) 6201 5343
Fax: (02) 6201 5666
Mon 10-5, Tues 10-7, Wed 1-5, Thurs 10-7, Fri 10-5
Think You Know
ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through primary and secondary schools in the ACT, NSW and Victoria using a network of accredited trainers.
Created by the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre, ThinkUKnow Australia has been developed by the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Microsoft Australia and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
If you would like to find out more, click on the link below which will take you to the website.