Helping Your Child Be Better Than Okay
This session will include a focus on challenging traditional notions of success, supporting autonomous motivation, taking a positive approach to feedback and developing effective communication with your adolescent children.
The session will be presented by Dr Helen Street. Dr Helen is one of Australia's most highly respected experts in wellbeing and resilience. She works as an education consultant, an applied social psychologist and an honorary fellow at The University of Western Australia. With a passion for educational reform and challenging the status quo, Helen has become known as a pioneer in the development and support of long-term learning engagement, motivation and wellbeing in schools.
Over the past twenty years, Helen has worked with schools in Europe, the UK, Australia and SE Asia, and published four books, several book chapters and more than 100 articles and academic papers supporting wellbeing in young people.Her fourth book, 'Contextual Wellbeing - creating positive school from the inside out' has become an international best-seller in education and has led to an increasing reconsideration of wellbeing at a systems level, involving every aspect of school context.