20 & 21 June 2019

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Grey Street, South Brisbane 4101

Early bird closes

23rd April 2019

Conference Program Now Available!

Poster Program

** Draft Program, subject to change **

For more information please click on the presentation titles below.


Assessment as EnablingMiss Caitlin Burman, Head of Campus, Mackillop School

Careful Compassion: Being Trauma-Informed Without Being TraumatisedMr Barry Morris, Professional Development Coordinator, Evolve Therapeutic Service

Creating Community and Connection in the Classroom through RhythmMs Christine Tindall, Education Queensland

Creating Schools and Classrooms that MatterMs Una Flynn, Counsellor, Catholic Education WA

Education as a Protective Factor for Young Offenders: Disruptive Behaviour or Disrupted Development?– Mr Luke Blackwood, Clinician – Multi Systemic Therapy, Life Without Barriers

Emotionally Resilient Children Engage With Life And Learning: The Thrive Approach Helps Build This ResilienceMrs Elessa Impey, Thrive Development Manager Australia & Trainer, Thrive Approach Pty Ltd

Generating Best Practice Principles for Trauma-Informed Practice in Schools Dr Karen Martin, Research Assistant Professor, The University of Western Australia

Grief, Loss and Trauma Mrs Megan Clerke, Behaviour Consultant, Education Queensland, Metropolitan Behaviour Support Service

I am Me. You are You – Mood Meter– Ms Selina Box, Director – Eduhealth Plus, Eduhealth+

KICHIDO The Path of PositivityMr Gary Simpson, Director of Research & Training, Workplace Wellbeing Institute

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the School Setting– Mr Sheldon Boland, Deputy Principal, Department of Education – QLD

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention in Schools (TCI-S); A Trauma attachment-informed approach to behaviour in WA schools– Ms Stella Rodgers, School Psychologist, Department of Education

What Helps or Hinders the Uptake and Implementation of Trauma Informed Practices in Schools?– Mrs Rachel Parker, Phd Candidate, University of Western Australia