Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools

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Gain valuable skills to improve the emotional wellbeing of your students. 

In this course you will develop your understanding of student anxiety, depression and the impact of trauma on learning. Using a multi-tiered framework, you will examine how schools and individual teachers can take a proactive approach to improving the mental health and wellbeing of their students.

$440.00

Key facts

Course category
Education, Wellbeing in Schools
Options
Option 1 Session 1: Tuesday 30 July
Session 2: Tuesday 6 August
Session 3: Tuesday 13 August
Session 4: Tuesday 20 August
5.00 PM - 6.00 PMOnline (Live)
Duration
4 weeks
Group Bookings
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Prerequisite/s
There are no prerequisites for this short course
Certification
Certificate of Attendance

Why this course?

This online course in student wellbeing has been designed specifically for teachers, principals and school counsellors. This course  uses a multi-tiered framework, based on emerging research on the impact of COVID-19 on student wellbeing in disrupted learning environments, to help you gain skills to support student mental health.  These skills can be applied at the individual level or to help you implement a whole of school approach to supporting wellbeing for all students. It responds to emerging research highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on student wellbeing in disrupted learning environments. You will gain the skills needed to support student mental health along with the knowledge to implement a whole of school approach to supporting wellbeing for all students.

Why study a short course at La Trobe

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Course content

This course has been designed to develop understanding of student anxiety, depression and the impact of trauma on learning. 

Topics covered will include:

  • Anxiety and depression; recognising and supporting the mental health of students
  • An introduction to the impact of trauma on brain development and learning and an overview of trauma informed approaches in schools
  • Developing resilience for all students, building protective factors and reducing risk
  • An overview of a multi-tiered framework for supporting student wellbeing
  • Resources and interventions for additional needs

You will be provided with a Certificate of Attendance for 12 hours,  to submit towards your annual continuing professional development hours, providing you meet the activity and participation requirements.

You’ll learn:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe and justify whole school approaches to support the mental health and wellbeing of all members of the school community.
  • Analyse the influences that various challenges such as trauma, anxiety and depression may have on teaching and learning
  • Identify and respond appropriately to the mental health needs of students
  • Develop an awareness of and confidence in implementing strategies to promote student wellbeing

Your study experience

Delivered online over four weeks, you will engage with case studies and real-world scenarios to support your understanding of how theory applies to the classroom. This will be supported by two live, interactive sessions held during the course where you will be able to engage with our academic team and your peers. These sessions will be recorded and made available on the learning management system should you not be able to attend.  You'll be encouraged to participate in learning forums and be provided with materials to help you go beyond the core curriculum. The learning activities you will engage with are are self-paced, so you can study at a time that suits your needs.  

The total expected time commitment for this course is up to 12 hours. This comprises 4 x 1 hour live weekly sessions, and 2-3 hours per week of self directed learning.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Find out more about further education at La Trobe  View all FAQ

I would like information about a short course. Who can assist me?  

Email: LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

Phone: 1300 135 045

Can payment of a course fee be made in instalments?

No, course fees need to be paid in full before you can commence the course.

I cannot pay by credit card. Are there other payment options available? 

To arrange payment by BPAY or EFT, please contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

I have paid the fee for a short course. When will I have access to the course?  

Access to courses is generally available two weeks in advance of the scheduled course start date, or as advised in the registration confirmation email.  Course materials are made available via our Learning Management System (LMS) for which you will be provided with your username and initial password.

Can I arrange payment with a Purchase Order?

Yes, we accept Purchase Orders. Please email to LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au and our La Trobe Professional team will provide you with payment details and access to your course. 

I am getting an error when I try to log into my LMS account. Can you help? 

Please visit our Student IT Support contact us webpage if you require assistance.

I want to enrol multiple staff in a short course. How do I go about this? 

Contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au for assistance registering multiple staff.