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Strengthening families, children & young people 

Goal 1: To decrease the population of young people experiencing depressive symptomology as measured by Year 9 students reporting on the CTC survey from the current baseline of 42% to 31% by 2019.

Resilient Families

Schools 
  • Myrtleford P-12 College 
Target Group
  • Year 7 students
  • Families of Year 7 students
Implementation
  • Teacher curriculum and parenting program training—March 2018
  • Year 7 curriculum—MP-12 College 2018
  • Review of school engagement policies—conducted all secondary schools in March 2018
  • 2019 Yr6 Transition students PACE parenting resource book —4 schools 2018

The Resilience Project

Schools
  • Bright P-12 College
  • Porepunkah Primary School
  • St Mary’s Primary School
  • Myrtleford P-12 College
  • Marian College
  • Dederang Primary School
  • Tawonga Primary School
  • Mt. Beauty Primary School
Target Group
  • Prep—Year 10 students
  • Teachers
  • Families
Implementation
  • 6 x Student sessions April 2018 
  • 3 x Parent / community sessions April 2018 
  • Teacher session April 2018
  • School curriculum support sessions 2018 & 2019
  • Student curriculum resources 2018 & 2019
  • Teacher resources 2018 & 2019

Results

  • Depressive symptoms have tended to decrease since 2015 for Year 5, 7 and 9 students;
  • Family conflict has tended to decrease for Year 5, 6 and 9 students over time, and has remained relatively unchanged for year 7 students
  • Poor family management has tended to decrease for Year 9 students

For more information

Lisa Neville  - CTCA Coordinator

►Phone: 03 5755 0132

►Email: lisa.neville@alpinehealth.org.au

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