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Parents/Carers Seminar on Anxiety and Reluctance to Attend School –
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Dear Parents/Carers,

We have partnered with Hobsons Bay Youth Services to offer a new webinar for parents/carers and staff.

The seminar will be conducted online on Tuesday 2 May 2023, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Register now by clicking HERE before Friday 28 April 2023.

Seminar Information

Anxiety and reluctance to attend school: A talk for parents/carers

All teens experience anxiety from time to time. However, for some teens anxiety can result in reluctance or even refusal to attend school. Parents/Carers play a key role in detecting and supporting teens who experience anxiety.

In this talk, Dr Melvin will discuss:
• the signs of anxiety
• the links between anxiety and school attendance
• what parents/carers can do when they encounter anxiety and difficulties with school attendance.

Dr Glenn Melvin is a practising clinical psychologist and an associate professor at the School of Psychology, Deakin University.
As the President of the International Network for School Attendance he is passionate about developing new ways to foster school attendance and support students who experience difficulty attending and their families.

For more information, please see the attached flyer.

Registrations are essential. Click here to register now!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the online seminar.

Kind regards,
Anna Marazita
Deputy Principal of Student Wellbeing