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Mental health and wellbeing in early childhood

Webinars and resources to support you to look out for one another and stay connected.

A series of wellbeing webinars were delivered in June and July 2020 by Early Childhood Australia, with host Catharine Hydon and guest presenters Dr Narelle Lemon and Lisa Baker.

For information about the presenters, read: Early Childhood Australia - Wellbeing webinar series speakers

Session 1: Wellbeing and positive psychology

An introduction to the positive psychology research and strategies to support educator self-care and wellbeing.  This webinar was hosted by Catharine Hydon in conversation with Dr Narelle Lemon.

Session 2: Flourishing futures

Understanding the mechanics of wellbeing can help educators take care of themselves and improve their practice.

In this recorded webinar Catharine Hydon, in conversation with Lisa Baker explores the topic of why wellbeing science is essential for educators in the early years.

Session 3: Wellbeing in action

Wellbeing is about understanding and reflection as well as about action. In this recorded webinar Catharine Hydon, in conversation with Dr Narelle Lemon and Lisa Baker delve deeper into constructs of positive psychology and wellbeing for early years teachers and educators.

Wellbeing webinar resources

The following resources were referred to in the sessions and are shared to support and inspire thinking, build knowledge and encourage reflective practice about the importance of educator and teacher wellbeing.

Podcasts

Blogs

Websites

Mini pause meditations for on the go

Reviewed 29 December 2020

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