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Raising Resilient Happy Children - The Five Greatest Parent Challenges

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Hastings Secondary College Port Macquarie Campus

29 Owen Street

Port Macquarie, NSW 2444

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Join us for our Parenting Seminar where Dr Michael Carr-Gregg will explore the 5 great challenges of parenting, raising resilient children.

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Heralded as Australia's highest profile and leading adolescent psychologists, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg will present to the parent community of Port Macquarie and the wider community on topics to help with building happy, resilient children, practical parenting techniques, mental health issues for young people and their families, cyber-bullying and cyber safety and much much more.

He has worked in the area of health psychology, bullying, parenting adolescents and adolescent mental health. Michael has been the Consultant Psychologist to the Victorian Secondary Schools Principal's Association, Australian Boarding Staff Association, the Australian Ballet School, St Catherine's and Melbourne Girls College, the Catholic Education Office, Lauriston Girls School, and The Australian Boarding Schools Association.

In 2003 he was one of the founding members of the National Coalition Against Bullying and became one of their national spokespersons. He currently chairs the NCAB Digital Literacy Sub-committee. He also served on the advisory committee for the Federal Government's Boys' Education Lighthouse School Programme. In 2006 he conducted Australia’s largest survey on internet bullying, with over 13,000 respondents and he designed and conducted a study with the AFL Players Association on depression in elite AFL players. He currently sits on the Federal Government’s internet safety Consultative Working Group.

In 1985, he founded the world's first national teenage cancer patients support group, Canteen - The Australian Teenage Cancer Patient's Society. Michael has worked in private practice as a child psychologist academic, researcher and he spent four years working as a political lobbyist.

Michael has been the recipient of a number of awards including the Australian Jaycees Outstanding Young Australian of the Year (1987), the New Zealand Commemoration Medal for Services to the Community (1990), and named Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International in recognition of his work in the prevention of youth suicide (1997).

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