Journal article

Pre-service teachers: knowledge, attitudes and their perceived skills in addressing student bullying

Understanding pre-service teachers’ capacity to prevent and manage student bullying behaviours is critical for ensuring a smooth transition into early career teaching and the success of schools’ anti-bullying initiatives.
Journal article

The importance of social connection for cybervictims: how connectedness and technology could promote mental health and wellbeing in young people

Young people who are more socially connected are more likely to cope actively in response to frequent cyber victimisation.
Report

Safe and well online: learnings from four social marketing campaigns for youth wellbeing

This program developed and tested a program of four online, youth-centred social campaigns to promote young people’s safety and wellbeing.
Report

Something haunting you?

Young people possess capabilities, knowledge and creativity to live healthy and happy lives. However, in Australia, similar to elsewhere in the world, young people report high levels of psychological distress brought about through such everyday events as: managing uncertain life transitions; peer pressures and influences...
Report

Connect. Challenge. Do.

Whilst most young people are doing well, a concerning number are vulnerable to or directly affected by ill mental health (Lawrence et al., 2015). The experience of mental illness can have long lasting impacts including social disconnection and poorer life outcomes (AIHW, 2015). Alongside strategies...