Be You Virtual Conference 2021
Recognising, reflecting on and responding to grief and loss in a school community
This session focuses on how grief and loss in a school community can impact on staff, and what can be done in response to prioritise and sustain wellbeing for self and for others.
In conversation with Be You: A whole learning community approach to wellbeing
Johanna Griggs, Beyond Blue Board Director, and members of the Be You Team host a conversation on educator wellbeing and how to embed it in a whole learning community approach to wellbeing.
Working with and walking alongside – Protective factors to support communities recovering from adverse experiences
This session brings the educator voice to the forefront. Hear an educator from a bushfire-affected community tell stories of recovery using community development principles to support inclusion, and learn about the protective factors that can support community recovery from adverse experiences.
Acknowledging and encouraging diversity in your learning community
This session examines the role of education settings in valuing cultural diversity and offers practical strategies and opportunities for promoting inclusion.
A culture of compassion – for self and others
This presentation explores how self-compassion and compassion for families, children and the wider community is a protective factor in supporting mental health.
Inclusive practices for mentally healthy communities
Explore how mental health and inclusive practice is inextricably combined. This session prompts you to consider what inclusion really looks like in your learning community and offers practical examples and strategies to use in your setting.
In conversation with Be You: Sustaining care for yourself and others
This Q&A panel discussion wraps up key topics and themes across the two-day conference, summarises learnings and shares sustainable strategies for mental health and wellbeing in your learning community.