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Emotional health in schools: From science to practice

Event number: 19227
6 CPD hours
Presenter(s): Distinguished Prof. Ronald Rapee, Prof Maree Teeson, Prof Jennifer Hudson, Dr Carolyn Schniering, Dr Sally Fitzpatrick, Dr Deborah Mitchison, John Burns

Schools can play a unique and important role in the prevention of emotional disorders in children and adolescents.

This important conference will present the latest research on 'what works' in emotional health prevention and intervention, with a specific focus on implementation in the school context. 

School psychologists, counsellors, student welfare teachers and other staff who work to support the emotional wellbeing of students in schools are invited to hear about: 

• Emotional health of young people and the role of schools in prevention and intervention (Distinguished Professor Ron Rapee)

• Managing anxious students (Professor Jennie Hudson)

• Preventing substance abuse (Professor Maree Teeson)

• Managing depressed students (Dr Carolyn Schniering)

• Managing bullying (Dr Sally Fitzpatrick)

• Body image and eating disorders (Dr Deborah Mitchison) 

• Mental health screening in schools (John Burns)

About the presenter(s)

Speakers for this conference are from the internationally recognised Centre for Emotional Health at Macquarie University. For more information please visit:

Online registration

Macquarie University

Australian Hearing Hub, Level 1, Lecture Theatre,
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University, NSW 2109
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 7/3/2018
End date: 7/3/2018
Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm


Early bird pricing available until 1 Feb 2018, save 10%on below prices

Psychologists in Schools IG member $180
APS member $240
APS student member $120
Non APS member $280


APS - Psychologists in Schools Interest Group - National Committee
Contact John Burns
02 9956 1140