at Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley campus
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM + Add to calendar19/03/2019 18:3019/03/2019 20:00Australia/PerthOn Belonging: Reflections on Gifted Children and FriendshipOn Belonging: Reflections on Gifted Children and Friendship Tuesday, 19 March 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (W. Australia Standard Time) Organiser Kylie Bice XXXXXXXXXXXXXX Address Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley campus 2 Bradford Street Mount Lawley Stirling 6050 Australia The specific room location and parking instructions will be emailed to registered participants closer to the date. Event web page: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/82879/on_belonging_reflections_on_gifted_children_and_friendship.aspxEdith Cowan University, Mt Lawley campus
2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley Stirling 6050
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VENUE UPDATE: This event is being held in Room 10:131 at the ECU Mt Lawley campus. Click HERE for a campus map. Closest carparks are 06 or 07 off Central Avenue.
Presentation followed by a Q&A Panel discussing friendship and social skills in gifted children. Hosted by Mrs Jennifer Burton and Dr Kate Burton of Gifted WA. Panel members include graduates of Gifted and Talented Programs who will reflect on their journey in relation to friendship and belonging. This is an event targeted at parents, teachers and other professionals (there is no provision for children to attend).
Dr. Kate Burton - Kate is a psychotherapist specialising in the assessment and therapeutic support of gifted and creative children, adolescents and adults. She additionally advises schools in relation to the psychosocial well-being of gifted students. Kate’s doctoral research examined giftedness in relation to trauma theory, addiction and self-destructive behaviour. Her current research interests include acceleration, anxiety, perfectionism, twice-exceptionality and mitigating trauma in educational settings. Her private practice, Alchemy Therapy, is based at St. Francis Medical Centre in Subiaco.
Jennifer Burton - Jennifer Burton is the Dean of Academic Excellence at Comet Bay College. During her long and distinguished career as a teacher, Jenny has taught a wide variety of subjects to early years, primary and secondary school students. Gifted and Talented education has been her passion for the past twenty years. In addition to her teaching duties, Jenny has extensive experience in delivering professional development to district, state and interstate audiences. A level 3 classroom teacher, Jenny has completed a Certificate of Gifted Education from the University of New South Wales, and in 2012 was recognised as the WA Premier’s Secondary Teacher of the Year.
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