Wellbeing

Links to external webpages with professional learning opportunities related to the following areas:

Andrew Fuller: Kickstart your thinking

A clinical psychologist who works with schools, specialising in the wellbeing of young people and their families.

Workshops, talks, online resources and counselling

Ardoch Youth Foundation: Making Education a Reality

A charity providing education support for children and young people experiencing disadvantage. Ardoch works in schools to address barriers to education, develop the basic foundations of learning and broaden horizons for children and young people.

Partnering with Ardoch

Australian Childhood Foundation

A charity that works to save children from the trauma of child abuse, neglect and family violence through trauma recovery, protecting children, advocacy, working with communities and training professionals.

Workshops, seminars and conferences

Australian Childhood Foundation

A charity that works to save children from the trauma of child abuse, neglect and family violence through trauma recovery, protecting children, advocacy, working with communities and training professionals.

Online information and practical resources for educators

Australian Childhood Foundation

A charity that works to save children from the trauma of child abuse, neglect and family violence through trauma recovery, protecting children, advocacy, working with communities and training professionals.

SMART (Strategies for Managing Abuse Related Trauma) online training

Australian Childhood Trauma (ACT) Group

A company specialising in childhood trauma and attachment, providing support services (including training) to government agencies, non-government agencies and schools.

SMARTER Schools Program information

Australian Childhood Trauma (ACT) Group

A company specialising in childhood trauma and attachment, providing support services (including training) to government agencies, non-government agencies and schools.

Online resources - links and factsheets

Australian Drug Foundation

A not-for-profit organisation committed to preventing alcohol and other drug problems in communities around Australia.

Online resources

Behaviour Matters: Restorative practices and behaviour management solutions

A company focused on improving and sustaining positive relationships in schools and other organisations.

Workshops and online resources

Berry Street

A Victorian charity with a range of services (including an independent school), focused on supporting children, young people and families with the most complex issues arising from their personal experiences of abuse, neglect or violence.

Knowledge centre - online resources and links

Berry Street Childhood Institute - Berry Street Education Model

The institute was established by Berry Street (a Victorian social service charity) to respond on a national scale to the complex social issues that impact on children's experience of childhood in Australia through collaboratively building and sharing knowledge, encouraging public dialogue and mobilising leadership. The Berry Street Education Model provides schools with the training, curriculum and strategies to engage the most challenging students.

Berry Street Education Model - online information and resources

Berry Street Childhood Institute - resources and training

The institute was established by Berry Street (a Victorian social service charity) to respond on a national scale to the complex social issues that impact on children's experience of childhood in Australia through collaboratively building and sharing knowledge, encouraging public dialogue and mobilising leadership. It offers a "Knowledge Hub" tab with online resources and a "Training and Events" tab for workshops and seminars.

Knowledge hub and training & events

CASA Forum: Victorian Centres Against Sexual Assault

A forum of and for the non-profit, government funded Victorian 'Centres Against Sexual Assault', providing community and professional training for those interested in gaining skills and insight into working with victim/survivors of sexual assault. People who attend our workshops come from health and welfare, counselling and medical fields.

Workshops for professionals

Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

A not-for-profit peak body, providing representation, professional development, research, policy and program advice, publications and resources to community service organisations in the child, youth and family services sector in Victoria.

Workshops and tailored learning

Circle Solutions Network

Company providing resources, information on training opportunities and space for sharing ideas related to circle solutions for student wellbeing.

Workshops and online resources

Commission for Children and Young People, Victoria State Government

A Victorian Government body, aiming to improve the lives of Victoria's children and young people with a particular focus on their safety and wellbeing.

Online resources including Calmer Classrooms

Compass Seminars Australia

A company providing seminars, books/resources and conferences for professionals who work with children, young people and families.

Seminars, books and resources

Critical Agendas

A company providing a broad range of professional learning workshops, programs and conferences for educators.

Workshops and conferences

Generation Next

A social enterprise dedicated to protecting and enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of young people and their community.

Workshops and online resources

Hawker Brownlow: Professional Learning Solutions

A company offering workshops, conferences, onsite courses and webinars for schools, on a broad range of topics.

A Framework for Understanding Poverty Training Forum

Hawker Brownlow: Professional Learning Solutions

A company offering workshops, conferences, onsite courses and webinars for schools, on a broad range of topics.

Bridges Out of Poverty Training Forum

Headspace: National Youth Mental Health Foundation

A government funded charity organisation, providing youth mental health services across Australia.

Suicide related information and support for schools

Headspace: National Youth Mental Health Foundation

A government funded charity organisation, providing youth mental health services across Australia.

Online resources - youth mental health

Independent Schools Victoria

A not-for-profit organisation for independent schools, providing a broad range of professional learning programs.

Seminars

Kids Matter: Australian Primary Schools Mental Health Initiative

An initiative developed in collaboration with beyondblue, the Australian Psychological Society, the Principals Australia Institute, Early Childhood Australia, with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and beyondblue.

Online resources, workshops - online and in-person

Mental Health First Aid

A national not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. The Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is for adults working or living with adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years), however, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, teachers, sports coaches, and youth workers.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Mental Illness Fellowship

A not-for-profit organisation focused on supporting people with mental illness and other psychosocial disabilities, their families and friends, through the provision of recovery, education and advocacy programs.

Online factsheets

Mental Illness Fellowship

A not-for-profit organisation focused on supporting people with mental illness and other psychosocial disabilities, their families and friends, through the provision of recovery, education and advocacy programs.

Understanding mental illness workshops

Mind Matters

A government funded mental health initiative for secondary schools offering professional learning and support resources.

Online resources, face-to-face events, webinars and support

Odyssey House Victoria

A Registered Training Organisation providing courses and training in relation to alcohol and other drugs and mental health for professional in the health and allied sector.

Customised workshops and certified courses

Odyssey House Victoria

A Registered Training Organisation providing courses and training in relation to alcohol and other drugs and mental health for professional in the health and allied sector.

Online information and resources

Orygen Campus

An online community for everyone who works with or wants to help young people experiencing mental ill-health (part of Orygen The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health).

Training, advice, online resources, accredited courses, and consulting

Orygen Youth Health (OYH)

Part of the public mental health system in Melbourne, a youth mental health program with a clinical service and a training and communications program.

Mental health promotion, consultation or training

Orygen Youth Health (OYH)

Part of the public mental health system in Melbourne, a youth mental health program with a clinical service and a training and communications program.

Training for Schools

Orygen Youth Health (OYH)

Part of the public mental health system in Melbourne, a youth mental health program with a clinical service and a training and communications program.

Online youth mental health resources

SANE Australia

A national charity helping Australians affected by mental illness to improve their lives and reduce the risk of suicide.

Workshops and online resources

St Luke's Innovative Resources

Part of St Luke's Anglicare, a not-for-profit community organisation, offering 'strengths-approach' training and 'tools of the trade' workshops.

Strengths-based workshops and training

Thriving Youth Australia

A not-for-profit network, providing training and resources to promote development of healthy young people in healthy communities, collaborating with the Search Institute and the Resilience Foundation.

Training for schools

Victorian Government Department of Education and Training (DET)

The Department of Education and Training in Victoria leads the delivery of education and development services to children, young people and adults both directly through government schools and indirectly through the regulation and funding of early childhood services, non-government schools and training programs.

SAFEMinds - Enhancing early intervention mental health support - online resources and learning materials

Wellbeing Australia

A not-for-profit network of people and organisations committed to developing the healthy relationships that lead to individual and community wellbeing, especially in education.

Online resources

Wellbeing Australia

A not-for-profit network of people and organisations committed to developing the healthy relationships that lead to individual and community wellbeing, especially in education.

Webinars and links to events

Wellbeing in Schools Australia (WISA)

A national not-for-profit organisation, aimed at building resilience in all students so they can reach their potential in education and in life.

Conference and calendar of events

White Lion

A charity offering student workshops and staff professional development workshops in Relationships and Community, Resilience and Career Transitions.

Workshops in relationships and community, resilience, and career transitions

YoDAA: Youth Drugs & Alcohol Advice

Victoria's youth drug and alcohol advice service, auspiced and funded by the Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS).

Online information and email & telephone consultation

Yooralla

A national non-profit charity organisation supporting people with disability to live independent and fulfilling lives.

Online education resources - child aware approaches initiative

Youthlaw: Young People's Legal Rights Centre

Victoria's state-wide free community legal centre for young people under 25 years of age. Youthlaw presents training seminars and workshops for youth workers and other professionals who work with young people on a range of legal topics.

Seminars and workshops, online resources including training videos and publications

YSAS - Youth Support & Advocacy Service

Victorian not-for-profit agency aiming to engage, support and strengthen highly vulnerable and high-risk young Victorians affected by, or at risk of being affected by, alcohol, drugs, mental health issues and social disconnection.

YouthAOD Toolbox, advice and other online resources for workers