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Drugs and Alcohol Education

TRAINING/EVENTS

The Teenage Brain - Parents Webinar

10th November 2023 | 13:00 - 14:30 | online | 1.5 hours

Course description

This parents' interactive webinar covers the main changes that happen to the brain during the teenage years, and how this can help us understand young people. In the session we will explore: three key areas of the brain, hormones that influence brain function, melatonin and sleep, how the brain works, the social brain, how learning about the brain can help us understand teenage behaviour, and the role of parents in supporting young people at this time.

participants

Primary

Secondary

Special

For primary, secondary and special school parents.

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Kelly O'Brien

Kelly has gained over twenty-one years of experience working in both public health and education, including thirteen years with the Healthy Schools’ team. This has afforded Kelly with extensive experience of working with schools on all aspects of PSHE, delivering training, and developing schemes of work. Her specialist subject for Healthy Schools is drugs and alcohol education, and her professional interests include positive psychology, transition, and inclusion in education.

Kelly is passionate about supporting school communities to deliver Health Education through an approach that engages the whole school community and promotes a positive ethos and environment. She is committed to lifelong learning and has achieved a First-class BA (Hons) in Education; a Masters in Education in the field of Psychology of Education, and has undertaken postgraduate research about teachers' perspectives on PSHE and health education. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys cooking, gardening, films, and walking with her labradoodle, Bella. 


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