Supporting the mental health of children who experience bullying
This webinar discusses why bullying occurs as well as appropriate strategies to sensitively explore children’s experiences. Panellists discuss methods to help children reduce feelings of self-blame, build positive connections, improve self-perception and build a reliable support system.
• Outline the importance of understanding why bullying occurs.
• Discuss ways of sensitively exploring with children their experiences of bullying and its impacts.
• Identify strategies to help children who have experienced bullying, reduce feelings of self-blame and increase positive connections and self-perception.
• Identify ways to help children who experience bullying to build their support team.
• Jessica Staniland (Clinical Psychologist, NSW)
• Hayley Johnston (Mental Health Accredited Social Worker, SA)
• Jess (Child and family partner, SA)
Facilitator: Nicole Rollbusch (Practice Development Officer – Emerging Minds, SA)
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