Help seeking

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A secret safe to tell

Books
Lower primary
Parent
Australia
bodies
emotional literacy
help seeking
protective behaviours

A picture book that encourages conversations about body safety, the importance of not keeping secrets and confiding in trusted adults if something is making you uncomfortable.

Reading of book by Naomi Hunter (4min 18sec) .

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eSafety Commissioner

Agencies
Guidelines
Professional development
Videos
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
friendships
help seeking
intimate relationships
online
parenting
pornography
sexting

A one-stop-shop for online safety, including classroom resources, outreach programs, school policies and parent resources from the Australian Government Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

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Gender Spectrum

Support services
Programs
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
International
gender
gender diversity
help seeking
LGBTI

Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.

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Kids Helpline

Agencies
Support services
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
families
friendships
help seeking
intimate relationships
parenting

Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. The website also provides lots of valuable information for kids and parents.

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Safe4Kids

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Professional development
Books
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
consent
families
family and domestic violence
help seeking
multicultural
parenting
protective behaviours

Safe4Kids provides training and resources in protective behaviours (child abuse prevention education). Services include: Teacher PD, student workshops, parent workshops.

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SECCA

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Professional development
Social media
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
disabilities
help seeking
sexual health

SECCA is a non-profit organisation which supports people with disabilities, in their efforts to learn about human relationships, sexuality and sexual health across the lifespan. Offers education and training, counselling and consultancy services.

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The Brave Program

Programs
Websites
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
emotional literacy
help seeking
mental health

A free online self-help program for children, teenagers and parents to help young people with anxiety overcome their worries and improve their quality of lives. Developed by a team of researchers with over 17 years of experience in the field of child anxiety.