Event Information

We kickstart the forum with a special keynote webinar by Dr Tom Nehmy on Monday August 10th at 5.30pm AEST. Ticket limits have been increased due to an overwhelming amount of interest!
Cost: $50 per person. Group discounts apply.

Can’t make it to the live presentation? As long as you purchase a ticket you will have the option to view the recording for two weeks afterwards.

*Quoted prices exclude TryBooking fees

Continue the discussion with your Montessori colleagues from around Australia in our free discussion groups being held throughout the week! Please register your attendance at these sessions to receive the Zoom links. 

In this keynote webinar presentation, Dr Tom Nehmy will present the ‘grassroots’ ingredients to solve the mental health challenges of current and new generations of young people. Based on years of experience in the research and implementation of preventive psychological approaches, attendees will learn:

  • The leading myths and misconceptions about healthy child development and what good mental health looks like
  • The 3 Golden Keys to doing student wellbeing well
  • How to cut through buzzwords like ‘resilience’ to understand what it really means and how to achieve it
  • The #1 indicator of robust psychology in kids
  • Why the ‘Great Mistake’ in modern parenting must be challenged
  • Underlying principles of how to turn anxiety into confidence
  • The defining characteristic of a school’s culture that predicts wellbeing outcomes
  • How proactive schools can lead the way for powerful, intergenerational change
About the Presenter

Dr Tom Nehmy is a clinical psychologist with more than 15 years’ experience. His passion is preventing psychological problems in people of all ages while also enhancing resilience and wellbeing. His doctoral research in developing the Healthy Minds Program produced the world’s first prevention program to prevent the onset of symptoms of depression and anxiety while also reducing risk for eating disorders. He was subsequently awarded the 2015 Flinders University Vice- Chancellor’s Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence.

Tom currently works with companies, schools and professional organisations to help them build psychological skills for mental health, wellbeing and resilience. He is a prolific public speaker and corporate trainer – more than 30,000 people have attended his workshops, training programs, invited keynote addresses, and conference presentations across Australia and overseas.

Tom maintains an active interest in psychological research – especially preventing the onset of psychological problems – and has co-authored ten scholarly articles in peer-reviewed scientific publications. He is the author of the new book Apples for the Mind: Creating emotional balance, peak performance and lifelong wellbeing.

His work has been featured on Triple J, ABC Radio, 7 News, Power FM, Radio Adelaide, in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Advertiser, and beyond.

These groups have been designed to cater to the specific planes of development of the children we educate. There are two sessions for the first plane (ages 0-6), one for the second (ages 6-12) and one for the third (ages 12-18).

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0-6 Educators (Eastern) Tuesday 11th August 5.30pm AEST
6-12 Educators Wednesday 12th August 5.30pm AEST
School Leaders Wednesday 12th August 5.30pm AEST
0-6 Educators (Western) Thursday 13th August 5.30pm AWST
12-18 Educators Thursday 13th August 5.30pm AEST