Seminar: Treating Sleep Deprived Adolescents

Do you have sleepy teenagers at your school or at home? Come along to our sleep education seminar here at the Woolcock Institute on 27 October 2016.

Optimal learning is impossible without adequate sleep. Adolescent sleep deprivation is increasingly common in our busy world, and carries many risks and consequences for teenagers. Sleep deprivation is related to poor academic outcomes, psychological problems, reduced school attendance, and increasing in risk taking behaviours. Parents and educationalists are therefore well placed to detect sleep deprivation, but implementing specific management strategies is difficult as teenagers are resistant to some components of sleep health treatments. This seminar outlines detailed treatment pathways to help students optimise their sleep.

Presented by Adolescent Sleep Physician, Dr Chris Seton and Adolescent Sleep Psychologist Dr Amanda Gamble from the Woolcock Institute. This seminar will teach you all you need to know about adolescent sleep, as well as showing you how to detect problems and implement practical assistance to your sleepy teenagers.

You can view our sleep education seminar brochure here. 

When: 27 October 2016

Where: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Level 5, Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037 For who: Parents, teachers, counsellors, psychologists and others involved in high school education

For who: Parents, teachers, counsellors, psychologists and others involved in high school education

Register your interest: info@woolcock.org.au