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    • Educational community stakeholders' perspectives about teachers' responsibilities for mental health promotion in Maltese schools 

      Askell-Williams, Helen; Cefai, Carmel; Skrzypiec, Grace; Wyra, Mirella Dorota (Publications Committee, Faculty of Education, University of Malta, 2013-06)
      The role of school teachers in promoting students’ mental health is receiving increasing international attention. However, before venturing into schools with new initiatives such as mental health promotion, it is essential ...
    • KidsMatter Early Childhood Evaluation in Services with High Proportions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children 

      Slee, Phillip T; Skrzypiec, Grace; Dix, Katherine Louise; Murray-Harvey, Rosalind; Askell-Williams, Helen (Shannon Research Press, 2012-09)
      This is the report of an evaluation of the implementation of KidsMatter Early Childhood (KMEC) in early child care services with relatively higher proportions of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children situated within ...
    • KidsMatter Early Childhood Evaluation Report 

      Slee, Phillip T; Murray-Harvey, Rosalind; Dix, Katherine Louise; Skrzypiec, Grace; Askell-Williams, Helen; Lawson, Mike Joseph; Krieg, Susan (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 ...
    • KidsMatter Primary Evaluation Final Report 

      Slee, Phillip T; Lawson, Mike Joseph; Russell, Alan; Askell-Williams, Helen; Dix, Katherine Louise; Owens, Laurence David; Skrzypiec, Grace; Spears, Barbara (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 ...
    • Life at school: And students' mental health 

      Askell-Williams, Helen (Australian College of Educators, 2017-05)
      The 2016 NAPLAN results have been rolled out. Parents/careers and children might be ecstatic, happy, unhappy, anxious, angry, dismayed, sad, depressed. NAPLAN is an example of just one of many things that happen in schools ...
    • Social and emotional wellbeing programs: the nexus between sustainability and quality assurance 

      Askell-Williams, Helen; Slee, Phillip T; Van Deur, Penelope Anne (British Psychological Society, 2013-07)
      When social-emotional wellbeing programs are well-implemented, positive changes in students' mental health and self-regulatory social-emotional capabilities can eventuate. However, a problematic area of program implementation ...
    • Teachers' knowledge and confidence for promoting positive mental health in primary school communities 

      Askell-Williams, Helen; Lawson, Mike Joseph (Taylor and Francis, 2013-04-29)
      This paper reports an investigation into Australian primary school teachers’ knowledge and confidence for mental health promotion. Questionnaires were delivered to 1397 teachers. In-depth interviews were held with 37 teachers. ...
    • What is professional development for mental health promotion in schools like? Perspectives from school leaders and teachers in 100 Australian KidsMatter primary schools 

      Askell-Williams, Helen; Lawson, Mike Joseph; Dix, Katherine Louise (The Clute Institute, Colorado, 2011)
      Mental health promotion is a very new area of learning for many school staff. Using data from questionnaires, written reports and focussed interviews, this paper reports school leaders' and teachers' perspectives about the ...
    • Whole-school mental health promotion in Australia 

      Slee, Phillip T; Dix, Katherine Louise; Askell-Williams, Helen (EDRES University of Malta / ENSEC, 2012)
      Although there is increasing recognition internationally of the significance of social and emotional health and wellbeing for the healthy development of young people, the levels of support that governments provide for ...