Positive Parenting Course
ParentLink is designed to increase parents' confidence and skills by supporting and linking them with a network of information, ideas and community services.
- Children and young people working (148KB)
- Discipline (teens) (115KB)
- Eating disorders (134KB)
- Living with teens (137KB)
- Peer pressue (135KB)
- Running away (142KB)
- Talking sex with young people (140KB)
- Teenage depression (144KB)
- Teenagers and career choices (252KB)
- Young people and drugs (158KB)
- Young people and parties (147KB)
- Young people who are gay or lesbian (138KB)
In 2010, some staff from Lanyon High school went and heard Andrew Fuller speak, his work on studying, students and the adolescent brain, really helped to fully understand adolescents.
Below are a list of resources that Fuller offers. You can also find out more information by checking out his website Inyahead - andrewfuller.com.au
- How to build confidence (70KB)
- How to increase your marks (51KB)
- How to increase your motivation (86KB)
- Andrew's ten resilience hints (42KB)
- Cyber relationships (90KB)
- Don't waste your breath (675KB)
- Handy hints for improving learning (49KB)
- Hearts and minds (1,339KB)
- Helicopter parents (103KB)
- Set yourself up (64KB)
- Ideal day (74KB)
- The adolescent brain (675KB)
- Valuing boys, valuing girls (91KB)
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.
For the nexgen story please check their website http://www.thenexgengroup.com/page/company-profile/
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