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Preventing Stress and Overwhelm in School Students (Webinar)

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 19 September 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9yvT

Researchers believe that the average school student is more stressed and anxious than psychiatric patients in the 1950s and 60s. The modern world is exceptionally stressful for many students. Researchers have also found that excessive stress can have devastating effects on our physical health.

This webinar will help school staff to understand why excessive stress is so harmful and practical tools that you can teach your students to reduce the impacts of stress.

What you'll learn:

  • Learn the difference between positive and toxic stress.
  • Learn what toxic stress does to the brain and the body.
  • Learn a wide variety of tools that you can teach students to identify and manage excessive stress.

Target audience:
Anyone who works with young people.

Date: Wednesday 23 October at 3.30pm.
Duration: 1 hour.
Cost: $195 +GST (per school - watching the same screen)

Register now, even if you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway to receive a recording after the event.

Please note, our one fee, one screen policy means your entire team can watch the webinar, at the same time for the same price.

Note also that registrants who attend and complete the webinar will receive an attendance certificate.

About the presenter:

Michael Hempseed is the author of Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community. The book is being used by the New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, GPs, counselors as well as many parents and teachers. Michael gained an honours degree in psychology from the University of Canterbury in 2008. In 2016 he spoke at TEDx.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

23 October 2019 – 23 October 2019