The Be You Programs Directory

A searchable database designed to help you find the right program for your school or early learning service.
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Implementing a formal program is one strategy your school or early learning service can use to support children and young people’s social and emotional learning and promote positive mental health.

In Australia, there are hundreds of different programs offered by many different organisations. We know that choosing the right program can often be difficult.

The Programs Directory is a searchable database of external programs, providing key details about the program delivery, duration, and cost – which aims to help you make decisions about choosing the right program for your service or school.

The Programs Directory will undergo a redevelopment in 2019 – stay tuned for updates!

  • Submitting your program to the Programs Directory

    We take submissions for new programs into the directory once a quarter. If you wish to submit an expression of interest regarding a new program, please complete the application form below and return to beyouprograms@beyondblue.org.au.

    Please ensure you have a read of the inclusion criteria before submitting your application.

    We'll assess submissions the week beginning July 1 2019 and be in contact shortly after to let you know the outcome of your application.

    Download application form [PDF, 1.96MB]

  • Selecting the right program

    Alongside the Programs Directory sits the STEPS Decision-Making Framework, adapted by Beyond Blue with permission from Bullying. No Way!

    The STEPS Framework provides you with a decision-making tool intended to be used when selecting a targeted program to implement. By providing early learning services and schools with the appropriate questions to ask about the program, it ensures your identified goals and needs are met by the programs evidenced-based approach.

  • Programs inclusion criteria

    To ensure quality, all programs included in the directory must meet the following inclusion criteria.

    Programs must:

    • align with one or more of the five professional learning domains (Mentally Healthy Communities, Family Partnerships, Learning Resilience, Early Support, Responding Together)
    • have a manual to guide the delivery of the program
    • be organised into sessions which are delivered sequentially (it doesn’t matter how many sessions a program has (for example, two or three), or how flexible those sessions are (for example, can be held over a long period of time, or on an as-needs basis), there just needs to be more than one session)
    • be for an appropriate audience (for example, children, young people, parents, carers or families)
    • have a theoretical underpinning, and be backed by evidence
    • be available in Australia.

    Please note, we don't include professional development courses in the Programs Directory.