Understanding school refusal

Wed 29 May 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm

360 Youth Resource Centre
360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

Free
Bookings are essential.
Accessible
05/29/2019 7:00pm 05/29/2019 9:00pm Understanding school refusal Information session for parents of secondary-school aged children School refusal is when a student stays home from school due to emotional distress about some aspect of attendance, with permission from their parent. Overcoming school refusal requires families and schools to work together towards a common goal - improved attendance.  Be informed and feel empowered to trial new strategies to support school attendance with Dr Glenn Melvin.  Dr Glenn Melvin is an Associate Professor with Monash University’s Centre for Developmental Psychiatry & Psychology. He was a director & clinician for the School Refusal Program at Monash Medical Centre. Dr Melvin will provide a general overview and offer effective strategies from children, families, schools and agency perspectives. Bookings are essential If you would like to attend this event and have specific access, communication or dietary requirements, please contact Clara Yip on 9278 4439 by Friday 24 May 2019. Auslan or language interpreters can be made available on request. 360 Youth Resource Centre 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC 3122 City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

Information session for parents of secondary-school aged children

School refusal is when a student stays home from school due to emotional distress about some aspect of attendance, with permission from their parent. Overcoming school refusal requires families and schools to work together towards a common goal - improved attendance. 

Be informed and feel empowered to trial new strategies to support school attendance with Dr Glenn Melvin. 

Dr Glenn Melvin is an Associate Professor with Monash University’s Centre for Developmental Psychiatry & Psychology. He was a director & clinician for the School Refusal Program at Monash Medical Centre. Dr Melvin will provide a general overview and offer effective strategies from children, families, schools and agency perspectives.

Bookings are essential

If you would like to attend this event and have specific access, communication or dietary requirements, please contact Clara Yip on 9278 4439 by Friday 24 May 2019. Auslan or language interpreters can be made available on request.

Contact
Clara Yip
9278 4439
Category
Talks & interest groups