Working with Angry and Aggressive Young People (On Demand)


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60 minutes

Presented by:

Michael Hempseed

  • $25.00 excl. GST


Many schools are reporting a significant increase in the number of angry and aggressive students who attend school.
This webinar will look at some of the underlying causes of this behaviour as well as practical strategies to deescalate a tense situation.

What you'll learn

Be able to identify when someone is becoming agitated or distressed. (This may not be obvious until there is an explosive outburst)

Be able to deescalate a situation before it gets worse.

Learn words that aggravate a situation and words that can help to calm someone down.

Understand the underlying causes of aggression in young people.

Target audience

Anyone who works with young people in any school school setting. There is a mixture of introductory and advanced knowledge.

Featured review

Michael is a passionate and engaging facilitator with a strong mental health research background who offers many helpful insights and a hopeful message.

Anna Chirnside, Canterbury Youth Workers Collective

Originally broadcast on

29 June 2020


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