Frequently Asked Questions
Is the course run at certain times or can I work through at my own pace?
The course is facilitated at specific three-week blocks throughout the year. It is currently scheduled on Tuesday afternoons (4-6pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time - Brisbane timezone). Join the mailing list for notification of future course dates.
How long can I access the course for?
You will have access to the course materials for 3 months from the enrolment deadline.
Enrolments close 3 days prior to the course and class sizes are limited.
How long is the course?
The program is designed as 3x2 hour face-to-face course facilitated online via Zoom.
You are also provided with pre-session course content and post-session support to consolidate your learning.
What ages does the program target?
This program is designed for teens in grades 10-12. If your child is younger or older please contact Rosie for more information ([email protected])
Where is the face-to-face component run?
Face-to-face sessions are run via Zoom. In-situ sessions can be run for groups when requested at a client location.
What is the proof that this works?
This course is developed on the evidence-based therapeutic approaches of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Solution Focussed Brief Therapy.
Research on interventions using these approaches (CBT, ACT, and SFBT) have found positive effects.
There are also references to the neuroplasticity of the brain, preference-based thinking and value-driven choices.
What makes Rosie qualified to run this course?
She is a Registered Psychologist with over 10 years experience working with parents, children, adolescents and adult learners. Her qualifications include: BA, BEdu, MLST, assoc. MAPS.
Facilitation, development and coaching are her critical skills. Operating within primary schools, high schools, corporate settings and private practice, she has developed experience and competence working with and facilitating sessions for a variety of client groups.
Apart from professional qualifications, she also has lived experience with mental health challenges (and unhelpful life-choices) that began during high-school. She draws upon both personal and professional experience in these sessions to help others learn.
The cost is too much for me!
To put it in perspective, the content and application strategies covered in this program usually take around 8-10 one-on-one sessions with a Psychologist. You are gaining around $1500 worth of value for $365 (AUD).
However, we know cost can be prohibitive for some, so feel free to join our facebook page for free tips, blogs and events via Facebook: I Learn for Life
I'm not quite ready to enrol yet, how can I learn more?
No problem! At the end of this page you can join the mailing list to hear about future courses, discounts and online events or just get in touch.
Also check out the free course preview by clicking on the PREVIEW - What will you learn?
I am keen but my teen is not. What can I do to help them engage?
Contact me directly ([email protected]) and I can have an informal chat with your teen to discuss whether the course may be helpful for them and what they can expect.
You can also review the course preview together with your teen to see if the content is appropriate.