Webinar on student wellbeing, resilience and mental health with Daisy Turnbull Brown

Webinar with youth wellbeing expert Daisy Turnbull Brown

A conversation for all parents to learn supportive wellbeing tools for engagement with your child.

Youth wellbeing expert, St Catherine’s School Sydney Director of Wellbeing Daisy Turnbull Brown, joins us on this week’s webinar to explore the fundamentals of wellbeing and ‘positive psychology’ sometimes described as the science of human flourishing.

This webinar was recorded on Thursday 23 July 2020.

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Turnbull Brown says the biggest challenge facing teenagers is the increased levels of depression and anxiety which research suggests is correlated with social media.

During this webinar she will focus on understanding the framework of wellbeing in your child’s life, how to adopt ‘positive psychology’ in the home, the benefits of wellbeing principles, and being mindful of social media vortexes which correlate to increased mental health issues.

About our speaker Daisy Turnbull Brown

Daisy Turnbull Brown is the Director of Wellbeing at St Catherine’s School in Sydney, where she has also been a teacher for 8 years. She has also taught across school systems including some time at a behavioural school, working with students from varying backgrounds.

Before going into teaching Daisy worked in interactive advertising as a producer and in strategic communications. Daisy is an accredited Lifeline Crisis Support counsellor and regularly volunteers on the crisis support line.

She is the mother of two children, holds a Combined Bachelor’s degree in Arts/Commerce, a Graduate Diploma of Secondary Teaching, and a Masters of Arts in Theological Studies. She is also an obsessive crocheter and a terrible runner, but passionate about youth, wellbeing and building resilience for life.

July is Resilience Month at The Fathering Channel

Resilience is not something we are all born with – it is the learned response to challenges, risks, fears that confront us, and how we respond to them, get back up and move forward.

Resilience is important for several reasons; it enables us to develop mechanisms for protection against experiences which could be overwhelming, it helps us to maintain balance in our lives during difficult moments or stressful events like COVID-10, and it can also protect us from the development of some mental health issues in our lifetime.

Join us this month for a series of academic lead webinars for fathers, father figures and partners on building resilience with leaders in their field from Australia and Canada on the Fathering Channel.

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