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Calling all educators, youth and social workers, guidance officers, health and mental health professionals, innovators, leaders and change-makers who are committed to a radical reimagining of education.

Join Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, one of Australia’s best known Adolescent and Child Psychologists; Scott Dutton, Breakthrough Speaker of the Year 2021 (awarded by Professional Speakers Australia – PSA) and Conflict Whisperer; and other expert speakers to deepen your understanding, knowledge and practices around having all young people valued and successful, youth mental health and learning shaped for the students.

Cloudland – 641 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley  QLD  4006


Thursday 14th July

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Leading Adolescent & Child Psychologist

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's highest profile psychologists, author of 14 books, broadcaster and a specialist in corporate mental health, families, parenting, children, adolescents and the use of technology for mental health.

Michael works in private practice at Camberwell Medical Practice in Melbourne. He is the Commonwealth Government representative on the Board of the Australian Children’s Television Foundation. Michael is also an accredited trainer for Mental Health First Aid Australia, a Community Ambassador for Smiling Mind; Big Brother Big Sister; a Patron of Read the Play, and a columnist for a number of publications. Michael is the resident parenting expert on Channel 7's Sunrise, as well as the top-rating Morning Show with Neil Mitchell on Fairfax Radio 3AW.

Michael has been the recipient of a number of awards including the Australian Jaycees Outstanding Young Australian of the Year (1987), the New Zealand Commemoration Medal for Services to the Community (1990), and named Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International in recognition of his work in the prevention of youth suicide (1997) and again in 2021.

Friday 15th July

Scott Dutton

Conflict & Communication Expert

Scott is the Conflict Whisperer and the Fun Maker! Scott is known as the most engaging, insightful & fun presenter in the conflict resolution arena. He has presented to 25,000+ professionals and is in high demand as a virtual + F2F keynote speaker and workshop facilitator.

Scott is the Breakthrough Speaker of the Year 2021 (awarded by Professional Speakers Australia – PSA) and the #1 Certified Virtual Trainer in Australia. He has also been awarded CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) accreditation by the PSA – the highest international measure of speaking competence – and is recognised by the Global Speakers Federation as among the top 12% speaking professionals in the world.

Not only is Scott passionate about sharing how to mindfully transform conflict into connection, he also loves having fun and is all about creating an energising and uplifting experience. Scott delivers Conflict Intelligent insights, strategies and skills that will heighten self-awareness and promote mutual understanding – with humour!

Thursday 14th July

Brigitte Johnson

Executive Coach, Presenter, Trainer & Founder of Momentum First

Brigitte is an executive and leadership coach (of 20 years), strategist, facilitator, best selling author and presenter who helps established and emerging leaders to thrive in challenging circumstances and achieve success on their terms. She enjoys working with dynamic teams who are recalibrating after set backs and disruption, coaching them with mental wellbeing, communication, feedback, presenting and strategy. Brigitte is dedicated to developing leaders and teams and her coaching style is respectfully direct, evidence-based, fun and compassionate.

An advocate of mental wellbeing, Brigitte runs highly engaging events for leadership teams seeking to deepen self-awareness and promote mental wellbeing in their teams. Brigitte is a Mental Health First Aid trainer with Mental Health First Aid Australia, a trained facilitator and has been running Momentum First for the past 20 years. Prior to coaching, Brigitte held senior management positions across several industries including automotive, banking, telecommunications and entertainment.

Friday 15th July

Bernii Godwin

School Social Worker & Behaviour Education Consultant

Loving our Students on Purpose - Your pathway to connected classroom cultures begins today!

Bernii has been working in the field of education since 2002. She has a master’s qualification in Social Work and a Graduate Certificate in Neuropsychotherapy which complements her undergraduate study, Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice (majoring in youth and family justice). Bernii is a Loving on Purpose Trainer as well as a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and International Association of Applied Neuroscience (IAAN).

Bernii uses her social work and applied neuroscience skills to help education leaders, schools, children, and families to develop their own internally responsible behaviour cultures. These internal cultures promote healthy boundaries, connection, love and respect. As a result, she has witnessed many cultural shifts in the lives of individuals and school communities from fear and control toward love, trust, honour and joyful responsibility. Loving our Students on Purpose is designed to empower individuals and teams in the educational sector with the tools to shift from the exhaustion of reactive, behaviour management to behaviour education which result in teachers enjoying teaching and students joyfully taking responsibility for their own behavioural choices.

Full Program

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  • Keynote session topics
  • Workshop presenters and topics
  • Pricing
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1 Day - 14th July

$250 + GST
  • Keynote Sessions
  • Workshops and Roundtable Discussions
  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Session Materials

1 Day - 15th July

$250 + GST
  • Keynote Sessions
  • Workshops and Roundtable Discussions
  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Session Materials

2 Days - 14-15th July

$399 + GST
  • Keynote Sessions
  • Workshops and Roundtable Discussions
  • Lunch and Refreshments
  • Session Materials


Educators, Youth & Social Workers, Guidance Officers, Health & Mental Health Professionals, Innovators and Leaders  

Yes dietary requirements are catered for

One day registration is $250 or 2 days is $399, which includes keynote sessions, workshops, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

We are not able to accept any form of payment on the day.  All registrations must be finalised by 6 pm on the day before the conference

It is to your advantage to select your electives as soon as possible.  Most electives have restricted numbers due to room size and once they are full, only those who have registered will be able to attend

We have set the registration rate as low as possible.  We, do not offer part-day rates as we believe the greatest benefit comes from a full day’s attendance.  However, if you are only able to come for half a day, you are still welcome to register and attend

The ‘For the Students’ Conference is committed to providing the best quality event and experience for all it’s delegates.  If a cancellation of a registration is necessary, applications for a refund can be made through Contact Us page on the website up to and including Monday 4th July.  You may transfer your registration to another person at no fee.  

This option is available when you complete your registration.  Look for the TAB ‘Print Invoice’.  If you have already registered and exited the website, use your password and registration number to log on again and the ‘print invoice’ option will still be available.

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