Award-winning Bounce Back! is the world's first Positive Education program. It consists of practical resources and strategies designed to teach social and emotional learning skills within a school environment, and to support and promote student wellbeing and resilience.This engaging and practical workshop will ensure all participants develop a thorough understanding of the program and have the confidence to utilise it effectively in their school.
It is the ability to bounce back from hardship whilst retaining a positive mindset and sense of self. Teaching resilience is such an important skill to teach because all young people experience hardships, adversity and challenges (e.g. bullying, natural disasters, death of a relative). Resilience is also an important skill in relation to academic achievement and is used when you set goals and persist despite set backs.
This workshop will provide you with an in-depth exploration of the Bounce Back! program for resilience and wellbeing, and will give you the tools necessary to use the program effectively in your school.
Completing the Bounce Back! Wellbeing and Resilience Workshop will contribute 5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. Accreditation is processed after completion of the workshop and only upon request.
This workshop addresses the following AITSL Standards:
Please note: Workshops will not be confirmed to proceed until we reach minimum numbers, so please check with us before you make any travel or accommodation bookings.
Please bring your Bounce Back! resource with you to the workshop. If you don't have one yet, please let us know!
This workshop is designed for educators and allied health professionals working with young people in Foundation to Year 6.
This workshop is best suited if you:
Bounce Back! is a Wellbeing and Resilience Program promoting positive mental health and student wellbeing at school.
Created by Helen McGrath and Toni Noble, this is a whole-school program (Foundation to Year 8) providing students with practical strategies and life skills to handle challenges and adversity encountered.
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