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A guide in pictures to teenage sleeping, with tips for helping teens, teenagers and adolescent children get to sleep, relax before bedtime, and wake up effectively.
This information sheet contains advice on how parents can help their child with the transition from primary to high school.
An outline of what a 'long term care order' is; how long it lasts, living arrangements for its duration, young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help.
01 Jan 2017... The RMP provides support to children and young people who are refugees, under 18 years of age and are in Victoria without their parents. They are known as 'Unaccompanied Humanitarian (or Refugee) Minors' (UHM's). The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) refer UHM clients who reside in Victoria with a custodian or a carer to the RMP.
An outline of: what a 'Care by Secretary Order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help.
01 Oct 2012... Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.
The teenage years can be full of change and low self esteem is a common problem for many young people. Fostering healthy self esteem in children is an important task for parents and helps give teenagers confidence to handle life.
01 Mar 2022... Sexuality is about how you see and express yourself romantically and sexually. There are lots of ways to describe sexuality (and gender). Many of these are captured by the term LGBTIQA+. The fact sheet provides information on: What does LGBTIQA+ mean? What if I’m not sure of my sexuality? Coming out or inviting others in Where to get help and support?
This brochure talks about eating disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.
16 Mar 2022... Talking about mental health with your parents will be an individual experience. There are many ways to start and have conversations. This resource will help to provide some tips on navigating this conversation, but ultimately, it is up to you to decide to have this conversation.
01 Oct 2016... A guide to start a conversation with young people on violence against women and how to stop it.
About sleep problems in children and teens - trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep, night terrors, nightmares, sleepwalking and bedwetting
01 Oct 2012... Information about ciprofloxacin, an antibiotic for close contacts of a person with a meningococcal infection.
Rights are important but they only work if you know what they are. This document tells you what your rights are when you're dealing with police on the streets in NSW
01 Jan 2017... The role of the RMP is to support the settlement process for UHM clients without parents in Victoria and to prevent breakdown in care arrangements through early intervention and proactive measures to assist families providing care.
Fact sheet on trauma, its effects, and finding help.
This film is about a group of high-school friends posting a rumour about a rival. The rumour sparks a chain reaction that leaves no one untouched. Cyberbullying, sexting, filmed fights and police action ensue - will these friends avoid being tagged forever?
01 Aug 2019... This brochure provides information about the meningococcal ACWY vaccine, available free for adolescents.
An outline of what an 'Interim Accomodation order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help
01 Jan 2022... Headspace centres across Australia provide information and support to young people and their families and friends in four key areas: • mental health • physical and sexual health • work, school and study • alcohol and other drugs
An outline of how you can review a child protection decision.
02 Mar 2020... Mental health refers to a person’s emotional and social wellbeing. When someone’s mental health declines it can affect their feelings, thoughts and actions. This can affect their day-to-day life and participation in activities such as school, work and relationships. At a headspace centre, young people can access help for a range of health problems by talking to the right type of health worker for their needs. This could be a doctor, psychologist, social worker, counsellor, occupational therapist, youth worker, alcohol and drug worker, or Aboriginal health worker. headspace centres are located throughout Australia.
This fact sheet provides information to a young person about being placed in emergency care by a child protection practitioner.
This guide helps new users to download and navigate the Cyber Parent Web App. It also provides trainers and facilitators with a plan, tools and some tips on running a training session about the interactive learning tool CyberParent.
This web app encourages safe and healthy internet use. It equips parents with the knowledge and confidence to identify early warning signs and seek appropriate support from Australian service providers.
25 Jun 2021... About persistent sleep problems in children and teens - insomnia, sleep apnoea, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and delayed sleep phase.
01 Nov 2021... This document provides information about the four-in-one combined vaccine for protection against meningococcal A, C, W, Y strains that is free to secondary school students in Victoria. The consent form must be signed by the parents/carers of eligible young people under 18 years old so they can receive the vaccine at secondary school.
This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.
An outline of: what a 'temporary assessment order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help.
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