Full course description
Date and time
Tuesday 8 February, 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are a school leader, wellbeing team member, school psychologist, counsellors or classroom teacher.
The aftermath of 2020/2021 has been substantial in a variety of areas. Many people have had a more intensive relationship with their devices than with one another.
Others have experienced anxiety, helplessness and hopelessness. This workshop looks at common psychological issues and how we can help.
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment
Relevant Australian professional standards for teachers
4. Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
6. Engage in professional learning
- understanding of psychological issues post 2020 /2021
- strategies to help support school members into the future.
Andrew has recently been described as an ”interesting mixture of Billy Connolly, Tim Winton and Frasier Crane” and as someone who “puts the heart back into psychology”. 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 has been a principal consultant to the national drug prevention strategy REDI, the ABC on children’s television shows is an Ambassador for Mind Matters and is a member of the National Coalition Against Bullying.
He is the author of TRICKY KIDS, GUERILLA TACTICS FOR TEACHERS, HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED AT SCHOOL, (RAISING REAL PEOPLE (ACER), FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING (ACER), WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER and BEATING BULLIES. Andrew has also co-authored a series of programs for the promotion of resilience and emotional intelligence used in over 3500 schools in Britain and Australia called THE HEART MASTERS.
Andrew has established programs for the promotion of mental health in schools, substance abuse prevention, and the reduction of violence and bullying, suicide prevention programs and for assisting homeless young people. Andrew continues to counsel young people.