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Principals Australia Institute provides professional learning events to help you get started and during implementation.

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  1. 29 Mar
    TAS
    Launceston
    Mental Health in Schools

    Join us in this special professional learning event where you will learn how KidsMatter Primary and MindMatters can help your school develop a tailored mental health and well-being strategy. Headspace School Support will discuss the importance of suicide prevention and postvention strategies in your whole school planning. Both teams look forward in meeting you and sharing afternoon tea. This event is open to school staff who work in combined schools K-12 and both high schools and Colleges who are interested in championing a whole school approach to mental health.

  2. 30 Mar
    TAS
    St Marys
    KMP & MM Leadership Briefing (Closed Event)

    A Closed Event supporting St Mary's District Schools leadership team with both KidsMatter Primary & MindMatters frameworks and understanding how the initiatives can be implemented into a combined school setting.

  3. 30 Mar
    WA
    West Perth
    MindMatters Schools Showcase @ The Backlot - What are schools doing to engage parents and the wider community? Including real school stories and special guests.

    This event has been designed for School Leaders, Teachers and Action Team members, showcasing initiatives that are being successfully used in today's school environment. Special guests - Colin Pettit, Commissioner for Children and Young People : Catherine Kolomyjec, Head of Community Relations & Marketing at Sacred Heart College : Laura Allison, Director of Wellbeing, PLC: WACCSO

  4. 01 Apr
    NT
    Katherine
    Overview of MindMatters, Katherine School Region

    Partnering with COGSO (Council Of Government School Organisations) and the Department of Education, this overview session assists in providing a deeper understanding of the MindMatters framework, its underpinning mental health concepts and what it can mean for various roles within the school. It focuses on the synergies between MindMatters and the work that education, health and community agencies are already doing with schools. It highlights how education, health and community personnel can potentially provide support to schools to effectively implement strategies under KidsMatter that promote children’s mental health. Brief information on the MindMatters implementation process and the target areas within the four components will be provided.

  5. 04 Apr
    NSW
    Online
    Webinar - MindMatters Implementation Support Meeting

    The Implementation Support Forum brings together schools to discuss their implementation of mental health and wellbeing plans. Opportunities will be provided to highlight a range of new resources to support this work.

  6. 06 Apr
    NSW
    Hornsby
    MindMatters Implementation Support Meeting - Supporting Students Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties - Hornsby - NSW

    The Implementation Support Forum brings together schools to discuss their implementation of mental health and wellbeing plans. Opportunities will be provided to highlight a range of new resources to support this work.

  7. 13 Apr
    SA
    Online webinar
    MindMatters WEBINAR: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders - Engaging Parents and Families

    This implementation support webinar looks outward from the school itself to the wider community of parents and families of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. How can their parents and families be folded into the school’s mental health strategy so that issues are addressed early and effective action is taken? This implementation support webinar brings together clusters of schools to discuss their MindMatters Implementation Plan with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and educators. Note: Please bring your own device.

  8. 13 Apr
    TAS
    Online
    MindMatters Overview Webinar

    Basic introductory knowledge of MindMatters, exploration of MindMatters Modules and MindMatters surveys

  9. 20 Apr
    SA
    Hindmarsh
    MindMatters Component 3 - Parents and families

    The Implementation Support Forum brings together clusters of schools to discuss their MindMatters Implementation Plan. This component looks outward from the school itself to the wider community of parents and families. How can these people be folded into the school’s mental health strategy so that issues are addressed early and effective action is taken?

  10. 20 Apr
    NT
    Fannie Bay
    Component 4 Part 1 (Closed Event)

    In response to feedback from schools and to make it easier for people to attend, this component training will be held over two afternoons, concluding on the 27th of April 2017 also between 3.30-5.30pm at the same venue. This event familiarises participants with the target areas of Component 4 focusing on understanding mental health difficulties, and developing strategies to improve help-seeking and recognise students who may be experiencing mental health difficulties. It also considers whole school staff processes and prepares participants to effectively deliver the professional learning to the staff group. It is recommended that School Action Teams partner with an appropriate parenting support or mental health professional in the delivery of Component 4.