Raising Resilient Kids

Raising Resilient Kids

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Resilience is a term that has gained traction in recent years, becoming the "buzzword" if you will. Its easy to see why. its a word that resonates with parents, carers, educators- anyone who is involved in the lives of children and teenagers, as we all have similar goals - namely, to develop strong, capable, well-balanced and above all, kind, decent, and resilient young people. Throughout this book, a number of Australias best experts will touch on some of the biggest and most challenging influences on young people today - including cyber safety, pornography, anxiety and self-harm - and they offer not only current statistics and information, but strategies to help us as parents, educators and carers, to navigate this minefield and raise them to become confident, resilient people.

Topics covered include:

-How to build happy and resilient children

-Nurturing resilience in our children during their early years

-Building resilience in the digital space

-Building resilience in a society that is highly impacted by pornography

-Understanding and responding to self-harm in our young people

-How gratitude is important to developing resilience

-Helping our young people manage anxiety

-How parents and others caring for children and teens can build their own resilience
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Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • Mt Evelyn, VIC, Australia
  • 0648373207
  • 9780648373209
  • 357,159

About Sharon Witt

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg- ( Melbourne based)

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's highest profile psychologists. Working in private practice in Melbourne, he sits on the Board of the Australian Psychological Society, the Family Peace Foundation, Project ROCKIT and Smiling Mind, as well as being a Community Ambassador for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Postvention Australia, and Playgroup Victoria. He founded the charity CanTeen, 31 years ago and was the first psychologist featured on This is Your Life. He has been resident psychologist on Channel 7's Sunrise for 11 years as well as Psychologist for the top rating Moring Show with Neil Mitchell on Fairfax Radio 3AW.

Susan Mclean- (Melbourne based)

Susan is Australia's leading expert in the area of cyber safety and was a member of Victoria Police for 27 years. She was the first Victoria Police officer appointed to a position involving cybersafety and young people where she established and managed the Victoria Police Cybersafety Project. Susan is the commentator of choice for all Australian media and is sought after for her in depth knowledge and balanced commentary.

Sharon Witt- (Melbourne based)

Sharon Witt has been immersed in teen world for over two decades in her role as a Secondary teacher, author of thirteen books, and Presenter to adolescents and their parents around the country.

She is a regular media commentator on issues impacting young people, parenting and educational issues. She also writes for a number of publications including Mici, Gigi and Bella magazines for adolescent girls.

Wendy Mason- (Melbourne based)

Wendy is the Director of Early Learning at an Independent School in Melbourne. An early childhood specialist, she is the driving force who conceptualised and develops the early years programs. She has been an educator in early childhood settings, TAFE and Primary school for over 30 years.

Michelle Mitchell- (Brisbane based)

Michelle Mitchell is a registered teacher and the founder of Youth Excel, a charity dedicated to helping young people make positive life choices during difficult times. Her passion for people in need, combined with her lifelong interest in life skills education has led her to pioneer this work, which is now recognised throughout Australia.

Dannielle Miller- (Sydney based)

Dannielle Miller is the co-founder and CEO of Enlighten Education, Australia's leading provider of in-school workshops for girls. Enlighten conducts workshops with more than 20,000 girls each year in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia. She is also the founder of Goodfellas, whose

presenters deliver empowering workshops to boys.

Dannielle is the author of five books including the best-selling The Butterfly Effect: A Positive New Approach to Raising Happy, Confident Teen Girls and Gratitude: A Positive New Approach to Raising Thankful Kids with Vanessa Mickan. She regularly writes for leading Australian print and online publications including RendezView and Women's Agenda, has a bi-weekly Opinion column in the Saturday edition of the Daily Telegraph, and writes features for Stellar magazine.

Michael Grose- (Melbourne based)

Michel Grose is one of Australia's leading parenting educators. He's the author of ten books for parents including his latest release Spoonfed Generation: How to raise independent kids.

A trailblazer in the parenting and educational scenes Michael regularly appears in the media throughout Australia in programs such as The Today Show, Studio 10 and ABC radio.

Melinda Tankard Reist- (Canberra based)

Melinda Tankard Reist an author, speaker, media commentator, blogger and advocate for young people. She is best known for her work addressing sexualisation, objectification, harms of pornography, sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence against women. Melinda is author/editor of five books and the founder of Collective Shout, a global movement to stamp out the sexualisation of our children.
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