Monday, May 24, 2010

Our boys - where are they heading?

After our wildly successful event earlier in the year about Our girls, Our bodies, Ourselves - we've decided it's time we did another... This time we're focusing on our boys -

Our boys - where are they heading???

How can parents, teachers and the wider community support boys and young men through childhood and adolescence as they grapple with issues of technology, bullying, relationships, violence and drugs.  How can we help them to grow into confident, happy and balanced men?


Maggie Hamilton - Writer, teacher and publisher, Maggie gives regular talks, lectures and workshops throughout Australia; writes for magazines; is a keen observer of social trends; has a passion for the art of living meaningfully, and is a regular media commentator. In her newly completed book What’s Happening to Our Boys? Maggie puts the lives of our boys under the microscope, uncovering the issues they struggle with, and how best they can be supported.

Andrew Fuller - As a clinical psychologist, Andrew works with many schools and communities in Australia and internationally, specialising in the wellbeing of young people and their families. He is the author of a number of books including: Tricky Kids, Guerrilla tactics for teachers, Raising real people, From surviving to thriving and Beating bullies. Andrew has established programs for the promotion of mental health in schools, substance abuse prevention, and the reduction of violence and bullying, suicide prevention programs and for assisting homeless young people.

Wednesday Sept 1st, 7pm (doors open) for a prompt 7.30pm start

Eltham Community and Reception Centre

Cost $15 ($10 conc) Paid prior to event (See Paypal button below)

RSVP by 25th August by emailing

Other enquiries please call 0400 683 430

Don't worry - if you'd like to buy more than one ticket, you will be given this option in the next screen..


Hope to see you there (and if you live interstate, we'll be podcasting this one as soon as humanly possible after the event)
Take care

1 comment:

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