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Implementing a new initiative in mental health in Australian primary schools
(Australian Association for Research in Education Inc, 2009-11)
Student wellbeing is of central concern for parents/caregivers and teachers and for state and national governments. In Australia in recent times several major initiatives have been undertaken to address the area of student ...
KidsMatter Primary Evaluation Final Report
(Flinders University, 2009-12)
KidsMatter is an approach to the promotion of good mental health, the prevention of mental illness, and early intervention where problems arise. It requires a whole-of-school approach and has four key components – a positive ...
"You Can't Have One without the Other" Transactions between Education and Wellbeing for Indigenous Peoples
(Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health, 2007)
We start with a story from one of our authors that tells about the possibility of change. The need for change is highlighted by a short review of the dire situation in health and education for many Indigenous peoples. We ...
"If you are just sick you could make your own chicken soup". But if it's a mental illness "you can't fix yourself". Teaching secondary school students about mental illness.
(Australian Association for Research in Education Inc, 2006-11)
This paper reports a classroom based investigation into the MindMatters curriculum resource “Understanding Mental Illness” (UMI). We observed the teaching of the UMI module in three secondary classrooms. We measured students’ ...
KidsMatter Early Childhood Evaluation Report
(Shannon Research Press, 2012-07)
KidsMatter Early Childhood is the Australian national early childhood mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative specifically developed for early childhood services. It was trialled in 111 long ...
Involvement in Bullying During High School: A Survival Analysis Approach
(Springer Publishing Company, 2018-06-01)
Knowledge about the risks of bullying involvement during any year of high school is an important element of interventions for changing the likelihood of being bullied. Three cohorts of Australian students (n = 1,382) were ...