Adelaide MHIS Program

The Mental Health in Schools Conference

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL CONNECTION, THE CORNERSTONE OF MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUNG PEOPLE

Adelaide, Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th May 2024
National Wine Centre, Adelaide

*Please note, the program is almost complete but some updates are to come

Thursday

Session 1
  • Conference Opening & Welcome
  • Opening Keynote Address: Unsiloing the Self: Understanding the Relationship between Connection and Autonomy
    Professor Bill von Hippel, Professor of Social Psychology
Session 2
  • Keynote Presentation: Elements of Affirming School Cultures for Gender and Sexuality Diverse Young People
    Dr Victoria Rawlings
  • Presentation: SWAG @ St Mary’s College: Student Voice to enhance social and emotional connection
    Michelle Brown
Session 3
  • Presentation: Developing a National Voluntary Mental Health and Wellbeing Check-in for Australian School Students
    Professor Ron Rapee & Dr Lauren McLellen
  • Presentation: Developing a framework and decision aid for school-based interventions
    Dr Belinda Poole
  • Presentation: Hospital School SA - A health and education multidisciplinary approach to address the mental health needs of young people in South Australia
    Matthew McCurry

Friday

Session 1
  • Keynote Presentation: TikTok: Everything you wanted to know, including how to make it safer for students
    Dr Scott Griffiths
  • Presentation: Strong and Deadly Futures
    Dr Kriscia Tapia, Matilda Centre
Session 2
  • Presentation: Trauma Aware Schooling
    Dr Lucinda Grummitt
  • Keynote Presentation: Mindfulness in education: A critical examination of recent findings
    Dr Christopher McCaw
Session 3

  • Presentation Mathematics Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms, and Strategies for Resilience
    Dr Florence Gabriel
  • Keynote Presentation: Scaffolding for Co-regulation: Why Connectedness is Key!
    Dr Madeline Wishart

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