Resilience: How to do well when life is challenging
This week’s webinar is one of three being presented across the month on Resilience. This July we will share important advice for fathers, father figures and family, on how to build resilience in your life, and why it is very important.
Our guest this week is Dr Mandie Shean – lecturer and researcher at the School of Education, Edith Cowan University. See below for further information on our Resilience Series in July.
Recorded on Thursday 2 July 2020.
This webinar explores the importance of building resilience in a child’s life, the benefits short and long term and how to guide a child through processes that build resilience is critical to their long-term mental wellbeing.
If you have ever wondered the what, how and why around ‘resilience’ this webinar with Dr Mandie Shean from Edith Cowan University is guaranteed to be a valuable tool.
Books suggested by Mandie:
Bolton, R. (2009). People skills. Simon and Schuster.
Chapman, G., & Campbell, R. (2010). The 5 Love Languages/5 Love Languages Men’s Edition/5 Love Languages of Teenagers/5 Love Languages of Ch. Moody Publishers.
Covey, S. R., & Covey, S. (2020). The 7 habits of highly effective people. Simon & Schuster.
About Dr Mandie Shean
Dr Mandie Shean is a senior lecturer and research at Edith Cowan University and a member of the Australian Psychological Association (APA). Her Research Interests include; Resilience, Well-being, Behaviour and Memory.
She has attained a Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2011, Bachelor of Arts Psychology with First Class Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2005 and a Bachelor of Arts in Education Primary, Edith Cowan University, 1991.
Coming soon in our Resilience Series
- Thursday 17 July: How to build children’s resilience and your own, amid coronavirus unknowns with Dr Carolyn FitzGerald, Ph.D – Faculty of Education, Wilfrid Laurier University Canada.
- Thursday 30 July: Building Resilience into your Life: Why resilience is important and how to train your brain’ with Associate Professor Justine Gatt from Neuroscience Research Australia.