Evidence based workshops to build the wellbeing of your students.
Bookings for 2021 wellbeing workshops are now full. Thank you to those who have booked a workshop this year!
Our range of four-module school based workshops give students the chance to reflect on their relationships, identify their strengths and build their wellbeing. Alongside these interactive workshops, we offer one off presentations for schools who wish to host large group introductory sessions.
All workshops are available for schools within Maroondah City Council, dependent on availability.
Classroom based programs
Classroom based programs are offered from years 5 - 12, and are typically delivered over four one-hour sessions (or equivalent). See below the full 2021 suite of workshops.
(pdf 538kb) 2021 Student Wellbeing Workshops
Target age range: Grade 5 - Year 12
Building Wellbeing workshops introduce the concept of wellbeing, and explore practical, engaging wellbeing strategies for every day use. Exploring a range of positive psychology tools and exercises, these workshops challenge the idea that wellbeing is just about feeling happy, and inspire young people to make changes towards a flourishing life.
Target age range: Grade 5 - Year 12
Meaningful Connections workshops encourage students to explore their current relationships, and reflect on the role that relationships play in their wellbeing. Throughout the program, students are taken on a journey of identifying their own values, reflecting on their current relationships, look at what’s working, and problem solving challenging relationships.
Leading with Purpose
Target age range: Grade 5- Year 12
This leadership program includes a series of workshops that invite students to reflect upon what it means to be a leader. Exploring a range of Positive Psychology tools, these workshops encourage students to delve into their own identities, core values, emotions and strengths.
Target age range: Years 10-12
Stress Monster is a one-off workshops that helps students to build an understanding of stress and the impact it has on wellbeing. Participants will walk away feeling more confident in identifying the early signs of stress and gain resources to beat the Stress Monster.
Mental Health & Us
Target age range: Years 7-12
Mental Health & Us helps students build a solid understanding of the concept of mental health, and recognise what positive mental health looks like. Students explore how to be supportive friends to those experiencing mental health difficulties, and to understand when support from a trusted adult or support service is required.
Pride at School
Target age range: Years 7 - 12
Pride at School workshops are delivered utilising the Department of Education and Training’s resource, All of Us. Supported by video content and class discussion, the workshops build empathy in all students by highlighting the experience of LGBTIQA + young people, with the aim to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for all.
Transition to Transport
Target age range: Grade 6
Transition to Transport provides education and practical training about traveling on public transport. Students will have hands-on experience learning how to safely and confidently commute within their local community while discovering safe and accessible places to visit within Maroondah.
Large group presentations
One off presentations are offered from Grade 5 - Year 12, and can be delivered theatre style to large groups / full year levels. Programs offered include:
Schools can choose from any of the topics listed in the Building Wellbeing workshops to be delivered as a stand-alone presentation.
- The PERMAH wellbeing model
- Character Strengths
- Meaning & Purpose
- Growth Mindset
- Benefit Mindset
This presentation provides an introduction to sexuality and gender. It covers understanding the different sexualities and genders, what are gender pronouns and how to be supportive allies within the school.
For more information or to book a workshop, contact Youth Services on 9294 5704