teenager behaviour

Preventing gender-based violence in schools
Preventing gender-based violence in schools April 1, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new early secondary school program is equipping teachers to tackle gender inequality and gender-based violence in the classroom. Authored by University of Melbourne academics, the curriculum Connect with respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools is being translated into Chinese, ... Read More »

Number of at-risk adolescents using methamphetamines doubles in five years
Number of at-risk adolescents using methamphetamines doubles in five years March 20, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The number of at-risk adolescents in drug and alcohol treatment programs who reported taking methamphetamines doubled in the five years to 2014, new research shows. Almost 60% of young people entering rehab at the Ted Noffs Foundation residential drug and ... Read More »

Top 10 tips for moving out of home
Top 10 tips for moving out of home March 13, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Moving out for the first time can be daunting and there’s a lot to get on top of. Check out the top ten tips for moving out of home with a minimum of stress. Consider all your options and take ... Read More »

New goal-setting app promotes help-seeking from teen perspective
New goal-setting app promotes help-seeking from teen perspective March 2, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Innovative new research, in collaboration with young people and Western Sydney University, has taken ‘Truth or Dare’ to a whole new level for 2016. Goalzie is a mobile game application designed to challenge young people to make positive changes in ... Read More »

Changes recommended in bullying report
Changes recommended in bullying report February 8, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Creating a criminal offence to cover common bullying behaviours is one of 15 recommendations in a report released today by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. Instances of suicides attributed to bullying have strengthened community desire to ensure that the seriousness ... Read More »

Adolescents stress more with poor sleep
Adolescents stress more with poor sleep February 3, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham indicates that adolescents who experience sleep problems and longer sleep duration are more reactive to stress, which could contribute to academic, behavioural and health issues. Existing studies show that nearly ... Read More »

Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex
Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex December 10, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Talking about sex with parents, especially mothers, had an effect on safer sex behavior among adolescents, especially girls, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. Risky sexual behavior among adolescents is a serious public health problem because of ... Read More »

Dealing with online and offline bullying
Dealing with online and offline bullying November 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts Bullying is an ongoing attempt to intimidate, hurt, belittle and isolate the individual or group. Children who are more likely to bully others often experience power imbalances and aggression from those closest to them. Bullying is difficult to ... Read More »

Can nonviolence be taught as part of a child’s education?
Can nonviolence be taught as part of a child’s education? October 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The transformative power of nonviolence has been evidenced in many contexts and by many – most notably in the work by Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King.  Professor Emeritus Magnus Haavelsrud from South African recently visited Australia to give a ... Read More »

Helping Teens with Anxiety
Helping Teens with Anxiety September 13, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Stress, worry and mild anxiety are natural healthy emotions for everybody, teenagers included. They help us to identify danger and the need to be cautious, they encourage a sense of importance over particular situations, relationships and events. Our ability to ... Read More »







 
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