The Cobram Secondary College wellbeing staff are always on the lookout for new, innovative resources that may be useful to parents. Please see below for a list of websites that cover a range of topics.
A website where parents can learn about the digital environment and how to help their children have safe and enjoyable online experiences.
ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides presentations to Australian parents, carers and teachers and students. It provides information on the technologies young people use, the challenges they may face, and importantly, how they can be overcome.
Raising Children is an Australian parenting website with information about all age groups, from newborn babies to teenagers.
Student Wellbeing Hub
A website with designated information for educators, parents and students. Parents will find information and resources about important topics to help their child have a safe and positive experience at school.
Bullying. NO WAY!
Parents and other carers have a key role in preventing and responding to bullying, this website explores what bullying is and offers support and advice on how to respond if your child is being bullied.
ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. Their practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times – and the information they offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers, too.
It can also be hard as a parent to know the difference between normal behaviour, such as moodiness, irritability and withdrawal, and an emerging mental health problem. This section of the Headspace website is designed to help you:
Beyond Blue’s Healthy Families website has everything you need to support your young person and work through issues together.