Public Lecture Series: Preparing young people and the community for wellbeing with Dr Jacqui Francis

The Department of Rural Health delivered a public webinar by Dr Jacqui Francis on 15 August 2023 which is now available to view online.

With the emergence of wellbeing science, including positive psychology there is increasing evidence of what leads to wellbeing; economically, socially and psychologically. Aimed at primary and secondary teachers and parents, this interactive lecture was designed to connect and collectively share conceptualisations and experiences of wellbeing from a scientific perspective.

Jacqui is a wellbeing lecturer, researcher, advisor and educational designer at the University of Melbourne. Her recent projects have included work with a range of communities: co-creating and piloting brief online wellbeing interventions for primary school students, creating the wellbeing literacy program for the staff of the not-for-profit psycho-social support organisation, Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ), collaborating with RFQ and the Darling Downs First Nations community to co -create the Culturally adapted wellbeing literacy program, and collaboratively producing the most recent recommendations for the NSW Department of Education, Wellbeing Framework refresh.

Her public lecture, titled 'It takes a Village', is now available to  watch below:

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