Community Conversation #3

How to Parent Adolescents: The Adolescent Brain with Dr. Andrew Wake

On Wednesday 23 August we had a great turn out of over ninety parent/carers attending the talk by Andrew.  It was great to investigate and understand the workings of our brain and have Andrew as a practising psychiatrist, with his breadth of experience and knowledge, hopefully giving us a greater understanding of our children and their thinking and behaviours.

His discussion re ‘repairing the relationship after rupture’ works beautifully with our Restorative Practice culture here at CCW.

Andrew was very generous with his website, video and resources which can be accessed by his website www.thegoodenoughparent.com.au.

His book “The ‘Good Enough’ Parent” was available on the night for purchase and on several occasions the Wellbeing Team have referred to this over the past few years.  A great resource for any parent! Those who ordered on the night can pay their $20 cash to the front office as your book has your name on it ready for collection.

His new publication “The ‘Good Enough’ Teacher”, will hopefully be released before the end of the year. I am looking forward to this one!

I would welcome any feedback from the night via email louise.symons@ccw.vic.edu.au

 

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