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How to Support Children Through Transition Times.

Coping with change - Kinder to school, foundation years to early primary.

SRF Workshops for Educators


Please see below for dates for full-day in-person workshops and our new half-day webinar options!


Half-Day Webinars


On-Line version (Live Webinars) will now be available to accommodate our changing world. A modified version covering the essential topics will still be covered (3 hours)


Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying key transition times/difficulties
  • Identifying different emotions and behaviours when children are faced with change
  • Raise awareness of how children respond to change
  • Understanding the child from a neurobiological perspective - How the brain works
  • Building resilience - Teaching emotional regulation skills
  • Coping with change - Teaching skills to children to understand their feelings, thoughts and behaviour through the CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) model.

Upcoming Webinars:

 Webinars run from 9:30pm to 12.30pm


21 October

11 November


What participants are saying...


"Very useful!!! Reflected on my own practice and am enthusiastic to continue with my own children and kinder families." 


"A fantastic day!!! Very well delivered and applicable to multiple contexts." 


"Left with practical strategies and knowledge of theory underpinning them."


"Really informative.  Enjoyed and gained more knowledge and confidence in teaching young children."




Your Presenter - Dr Carmel Ferretti is a clinical psychologist who has completed a PhD in Psychology at the University of Melbourne. Carmel has extensive experience working as a psychologist with infants, children, adolescence and adults over the past 25 years. She has worked as an educational psychologist in primary and secondary schools providing professional development to staff, individual and group programmes for children and parent information sessions. She has also worked clinically in the past 15 years in a variety of hospital settings as a researcher at the Mercy Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital.  More recently she worked on the KidsMatter (Children’s mental health) Transition to school – Parent Initiative, a program to support families and schools in the importance of coping with new transitions.


Expressions of Interest

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