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The Importance of Sleep for Teenagers (Webinar)

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 02 October 2019
Notice reference #: 1H9zS1

Quality sleep is vitally important for our well-being. Good sleep improves exam results, lowers rates of mental illness and aggression in school students.

In the last 30 years, scientists have discovered significant changes in the teenage brain. One of these changes involves sleeping patterns for teenagers.

This webinar will give you an overview of why sleep is so important for teenagers and how to help your students get better sleep. The material will cover the latest scientific findings in the field of sleep research.

What you'll learn:

  • Understand the science of how good sleep improves academic performance and lowers stress.
  • Understand what optimal sleep looks like for teenagers.
  • How to encourage good sleeping behaviour in teenagers.

Target audience:
Anyone who works with young people in an intermediate or secondary school setting.

Date: Wednesday 13 November @ 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)

13 November 2019 – 13 November 2019

Further information

Contact: Richard Dams

 (0800) 737 855

info@peptalks.co.nz

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