An Invitation from Dr Michael Carr-Gregg


20th August 2020

THREE OPPORTUNITIES TO HEAR FROM AN EXPERT ON THREE IMPORTANT TOPICS

 

As part of our commitment to student wellbeing, we are delighted to offer three unique opportunities for the Girton Grammar School community to participate in webinars hosted by renowned Australian adolescent Psychologist, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg.

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg: Renowned Australian adolescent Psychologist

Do not miss this opportunity to learn more about parenting during the teenage years. As always, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg will share practical solutions based on the latest worldwide research and his own experience as a Consultant Psychologist.

The webinars are free of charge and open to all Girton students, parents, guardians and staff.

Save the date for the following three events and links/access will be provided soon.


Coping with Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs

7 pm, Thursday 27th August

This event is compulsory for Year 8 students and parents/guardians as part of Personal Development and is also open for all members of the Girton community.

The evening will include information about resilience, self-image and self-esteem, and drug and alcohol education. Audience members will learn about contemporary adolescent drug use and reducing the harms from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Contains the latest research and statistics on teenage drug use.


A Crash Course in Fathering in the COVID-19 Era
7 pm, Wednesday 2nd September

Michael Carr-Gregg shares what the research says makes a great Dad along with an overview of the most crucial skills, knowledge and strategies they need to communicate effectively, build resilience and boost the wellbeing of young people, especially in the tumultuous year 2020.


Mental Health Issues for Young People

7 pm, Thursday 17th September
This event is compulsory for Year 9 students and parents/guardians as part of Personal Development and is also open for all members of the Girton community.

The evening will include information about what it is that young people today worry about; coping with stress; development of the adolescent brain; as well as the scientifically proven impact of sleep, exercise and diet on developing brains. The session will also examine what carers need to know about depression, suicide, eating disorders, deliberate self-harm and other mental health problems in young people.