MSocSc(Coun), MEdMan, BA, DipEd
enabling positive practice
Scope of Practice
Whole school policy, practice and climate.
Effective and inclusive classroom environment.
Wellbeing-framed interventions for students with particular risk factors. Including
- trauma-informed practice
- recognising and responding to the "brain-state", not simply the behaviour
- safety and learning strategies for high need individuals, encompassing prevention/ intervention/reponse.
Expanding skills in positive leadership as individuals and as part of an effective team - site leaders, program focus staff, student leaders, mentors, parent leaders.
Increasing professional self confidence and self-awareness to build effective relationships with students, colleagues and families.
Developing practices which are protective of children and young people, and staff.
Increasing skills and strategies in preventing and managing conflict and/or provoking behaviour in a range of contexts.
For school staff - leaders, teachers, ancillary staff, volunteers - in large or small groups, within a site or across a partnership.
For student and parent leadership groups.
Online follow-up support available.
Undertaking an external review or facilitating a local team’s evaluation in relation to:
-culture and structures supporting wellbeing and positive relationships
- a safe learning environment
- leadership team structure, roles and operations.
- student voice.
- communcation and relationships with parent community.
+ leadership development
+ enhancing professional relational practice
+ school-wide review of practice
+ student behaviour learning
+ professional learning workshops
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Note: favourably disposed to working in rural and regional settings as well as metropolitan. Contact me to discuss upcoming events - can a package be arranged to reduce distance costs?
In Relation to Your Students
+ student wellbeing for learning and living
Skilling staff with evidence-based strategies from positive psychology to build wellbeing capabilities in classrooms, with individual students, and across the school. Enabling them to model and integrate practices, including Growth Mindset, Engagement, Gratitude, Optimism, and Broadening & Building positive emotions.
+ leadership team focussing
Facilitating senior leadership or management teams to clarify purpose, processes and strategies.