Accessing Programs

I Learn for Life supports children, teenagers, parents and educators with online face-to-face and self-paced courses.

Referrals can also be made to specialist support services or other Allied Health Professionals when appropriate.

Courses are scheduled as specific times throughout the year.

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Online programs for teenagers via Zoom.

There are three programs running in 2023 to support teens in grades 10-12. Facilitated as small group sessions run by a Psychologist.

Online small group program

Teenagers will learn how to shift unhelpful and life-limiting choices such as, procrastination, perfectionism, worry, stress, anxiety or depression, into helpful, life-enriching choices, including; taking value-based goal-driven action, focusing on the present moment and how to foster positive, fulfilled engagement at school.

Course objectives

  • How to manage unhelpful thoughts, feelings or situations with CBT
  • What is happening in the teenage brain that contributes to stress and anxiety
  • How to approach life with a resilient mentally healthy outlook and watch out for mentally unhealthy patterns with ACT
  • What to do when you notice a mental decline 

Courses for Term 1 2023

Tuesday - February 7th, 14th 21st (4-6pm AEST)

Tuesday - March 7th, 17th, 21st (4-6pm AEST)

Online small group program

Teenagers who attend this program will identify the factors that are inhibiting their performance at school and then develop specific strategies to target and overcome that challenge. This course is best suited to learners with a specific challenge, topic area or subject they wish to improve.

Course objectives

  • What is required for effective learning 
  • Identify personal learning roadblocks within the context of their current challenge
  • Design a support strategy to overcome your specific challenge
  • Improve their capacity to communicate their needs to others (teachers, parents, peers) 
  • Use productive failure, as a means to improve performance at school

Courses Term 1 2023

Wednesday - February 8, 15, 22nd (4-6pm AEST)

Wednesday - March 8, 15, 22nd (4-6pm AEST)

Online small group program

Teenagers will identify their learning motivators and engagers and recognise the helpful and unhelpful behaviours they adopt when learning. They will develop their metacognitive abilities which will increase their self-awareness and improve decision making when learning at school, resulting in more autonomous, self-reliant, flexible and productive learners with a self-directed motivation to learn. 

Course objectives

  • Understand the psychology behind teenage motivation and engagement
  • Identify their learning motivators and engagers
  • Correlate personal insights with specific strategies to improve how they engage when learning.

Courses Term 1 2023

Thursday - February 9, 16, 23rd (4-6pm AEST)

Thursday - March 9, 16, 23rd (4-6pm AEST)