How to Teach and Support Mental Health and Cyber Wellness Education in Secondary Schools and Junior Colleges
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How to Teach and Support Mental Health and Cyber Wellness Education
in Secondary Schools and Junior Colleges

(Deliver via Zoom)


This workshop addresses the new changes in the Singapore Citizenship and Character Education Framework regarding Cyber Wellness and Enhancing Mental Health. In this session, participants will learn how they can equip students with the skills to recognise digital risks, identify and discern negative influences and inappropriate websites, manage social media use in and healthy way as well as ways to help students build skills for better mental health and wellbeing.


On successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the changes to the Singapore Citizenship and Character Framework regarding Cyber Wellness and Enhancing Mental Health;
  • Identify common digital risks students may face;
  • Understand how digital media and technology use affect student mental health and wellbeing;
  • Understand the Mental Fitness Model for improved wellbeing;
  • Implement key evidence-based activities to help students build their Mental Fitness and Wellbeing.



Expert Facilitator: Dr Paula Robinson

Consulting Psychologist, Author & Speaker 
– Specialising in Positive Psychology, Wellbeing and Mental Fitness for Individuals, Organisations, Schools & Communities

Paula RobinsonPrior to becoming a Psychologist, Dr. Paula Robinson had 12 years' experience as a senior manager. Her responsibilities have included strategic planning and implementation, business development, staff recruitment/retention, advertising, marketing, and sales. Dr. Robinson then decided to focus on the growth of her academic pursuits and applying her practical knowledge and experience within the profession of Psychology. Paula is currently a registered, consulting Psychologist, speaker and Managing Director of the Positive Psychology Institute specialising in the science, application and integration of traditional Psychology and Positive Psychology.

Paula has completed numerous research studies, invited keynote presentations and strategic positive change programs for government, private organisations, schools and the wider community, as well as published scientific and conference papers. Apart from presenting regularly in Australia, over the past few years, Paula has been invited to present in Hungary, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Doha on her work with schools, universities and organisations.

Areas of Expertise

Paula’s high-level skill sets encompass:

(a) Designing high-level applied psychological strategic planning approaches aligned to key organisational objectives, culture/climate change and business well-being to measurably improve bottom line outcomes;

(b) Practically applying and integrating the science of traditional Psychology, Positive Psychology and her PhD research on Mental Fitness across multiple contexts;

(c) Providing consultancy, lectures, keynote presentations, workshops and evidence-based coaching to individuals, organisations, schools and the wider community.

 Applied Positive Psychology Learning Institute (Appli)

The Applied Positive Psychology Learning Institute (Appli) is a global organisation focused on how to create wellbeing practices and habits across 5 key life domains: at home, in schools, at work, aging well and in society.

We Appli the science of wellbeing.  Our approach is simple.  Instead of focusing on mental illness we focus on mental fitness.  By combining traditional psychology methods with emerging sciences such as Positive Psychology, Positive Education, Positive Organisational Scholarship, and Positive and Active Aging we empower individuals and organisations to build the skills to transform their lives, learning, and productivity.  Just as we can improve our physical fitness, we can improve our mental fitness through regular, intentional activities and adopting structures and processes that enable wellbeing, performance, and achievement.

We teach people and organisations how to make positive and sustainable change in mental health and wellbeing through our diverse range of products and services including online and blended learning courses, strategic consulting, research and development services, and bespoke wellbeing programs for any industry.  Meet our impressive team and learn more.




Presenter(s): Dr Paula Robinson and Appli Team
Date(s): 2 June 2020 Tuesday 9 Sep 2020 Wednesday (new date)
Time: 9am to 4pm
Mode of delivery: Zoom

Closing date: 14 August 2020 Friday

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Remarks: A minimum of 20 participants will be required for the course to proceed.

Workshop Fee: S$350.00 per participant. If 2 or more participants from the same school/organization attend the same course, the discounted fee will be S$300.00 per participant for that particular course. Fees are subject to GST and include all training materials.

Other Information: Registration is on a first-come-first serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

School/Cluster Based Registration
Please contact Joseph Loy by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or tel: 6363 0330 on the cost of conducting the workshop.