Dear parents and carers,



Here are some key points from Dr Michael Carr-Greggs webinar which was held earlier this week.



The DET are planning a second webinar on Tuesday 15 September.

Details about how to register will be sent out to schools in the coming weeks.


To help parents and careers build family resilience in these difficult times, the Department is presenting a free webinar by renowned child psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg. This webinar will give families some practical skills, knowledge and strategies for managing the lockdown period and remote learning.



On Tuesday 15th September, the Department of Education and Training is presenting a second free webinar for parents and carers by renowned child psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, on building family resilience during coronavirus (COVID-19).

Parents and carers play a vital role in helping children feel safe through uncertain times.

Dr Carr-Gregg’s webinar is aptly named Managing the Coronacoaster – Tips for building resilient families in the coronavirus era.

In this webinar, Dr Carr-Gregg provides tools and strategies for parents and carers to help manage the lockdown and remote learning. 


Topics include:

  • your supportive role
  • setting the emotional tone
  • focusing on what you can control
  • how to deal with disappointment
  • further resources and where to get help.

Dr Carr-Gregg’s presentation will run for 45 minutes. This will be followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session in which parents and carers can ask Dr Carr-Gregg questions.


Second Webinar details

  • When: Tuesday 15th September.
  • Time: Not advised as yet (previous was at 7.30pm)
  • Duration: 45-minute presentation followed by 15-minute questions and answers session
  • Format: online via Webex
  • Cost: free

How to register - registration details will be provided to schools soon.

For  more information visit  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/managing-the-coronacoaster-tips-for-building-resilient-families-registration-116837404823 


Kind regards, 

Shauna Sanderson