SUMMIT SUCCESS

Calm Connected Tweens and Teens

22-24 Feb, 2024

Our speakers will help you build trust and connection to survive the teenage years and build a close relationship with your teen to last a lifetime.

It truly is possible. Your great relationship with your teen starts here.

FREE  (Value $699)

Strong Relationships

Wellbeing

Independence & Resilience

Practical Advice From Our World Renowned Parenting Experts

Our speakers have Featured in

DAY 1: 22nd Feb

Maggie Dent

Mothering Our Boys:
the special  mother-son relationship

Maggie Dent is known as the ‘queen of common sense’, and is one of Australia's favourite parenting podcasters, authors and educators. She has a particular interest in the early years, adolescence and resilience, and is an undisputed 'boy champion'.

Andrew Fuller

Understanding the teenage brain and creating resilience in our families

Andrew Fuller is a clinical psychologist, speaker, family therapist, creator of Learning Strengths ™ and author of 'Tricky Teens'. He's worked with over 4,000 schools and communities, and with more than 500,000 young people.

Michelle Mitchell

Navigating tween friendships

Michelle is a speaker, author of 'Tweens', and the founder of Youth Excel - delivering life skills programs and psychological services to thousands of young people and their families. She offers compassionate and grounded advice for parenting tweens and teens. 

Kirrilie Smout

School anxiety and school avoidance

Kirrilie is a psychologist, speaker and author of 3 books. She's the director of Developing Minds Psychology and she also developed the online Calm Kid Central program. Kirrilie has presented to over 50,000 people.

Daniel Merza

No More Monkey Business: raising confident, resilient teenagers

Daniel is a speaker and author who inspires others to break free from self-doubt, overcome obstacles, and unleash their true potential. He empowers people to live a life of purpose, resilience, and limitless possibilities.

DAY 2: 23rd Feb

Paul Dillon

Alcohol and other drugs (AOD) 2024: What do parents need to know?

For 30 years, Paul's provided schools with quality information & best practice drug education. Through 'Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia' (DARTA) he provides updates on current drug trends, and advice on alcohol and drug issues. He's the author of 'Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs' and has a blog and podcast.

Karen Tui Boyes

Study Smart - Learning to Learn  is a superpower

Karen's the expert in effective teaching, learning, study skills, motivation and positive thinking. She is a champion for Life Long Learning and is on a mission to transform education globally and was 2022's Global Evolutionary Woman of the Year.

Mandy Beverley

Parenting our children with less guilt and comparison

Mandy is a parent, coach, author and podcaster and specialises in human behaviour. She helps others shift their perceptions, decisions, and actions to become more resilient and resourceful, and use life events as momentum for continual growth and transformation.

Dayna Abraham

Build a deeper connection with your teen to foster trust, belonging and manage challenging behaviours

Dayna is a speaker, author and educator who's helped millions of parents with her 'Calm the Chaos Framework'. As a parent of 3 neurodivergent children, and an ADHD adult herself, Dayna brings a unique, out-of-the-box perspective to parents raising kids in the modern world.

Kaz Parrot

Emotional resilience for sensitive children

Kaz is a parent, teacher and children’s wellbeing advocate. She supports sensitive kids with a gentle guidance to feel happy, calm & confident to be who they are. She encourages children to shine and become the best version of themselves. Kaz is the sensitive child's cheerleader.

DAY 3: 24th Feb

Brett Lee

Keeping tweens & teens
safe online

Brett founded Internet Safe Education, and is a leading former detective who worked on high-profile crimes for the FBI, Dept of Homeland Security and the Australian Police Force. His 20+ years in cyber crime helps parents understand how to protect themselves and their children online. 

Jenny Atkinson

Helping our teens cope with change -  a skill for life

Jenny is an author, speaker, and educator. She founded Sparks Education Australia and High School Hub to help thousands of students, parents and teachers thrive in the challenges and changes of their transition to high school.

Dr Vanessa Lapointe

Parenting through the big life challenges

Dr Vanessa is a psychologist, mom, parenting educator, best-selling author and speaker. At her North Star Developmental Clinic, she supports children and families and helps big people see the world through the child’s eyes to help grow up our children in the best possible way.

Justine Lamont

Helping teens be responsible and accountable

Justine is a parent, speaker, parenting  coach and founder of Good To Great Parenting. She helps parents see themselves as the uniquely placed experts on their own children, and gives them tools to advocate for their child at home, school and in life.

Dr Claire Kelly

Supporting teens' wellbeing in today's world

Dr Kelly is Director of International Programs at Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia.  Her main passion is the mental health of young people and minimising impacts mental health problems can have on their development, educational outcomes and long-term functioning. 

Do You Want To Connect With Your Teen And Help Them With Everything They're Dealing With As A Teenager?

What our speakers will help you with in the summit

Strong Relationships

Nurturing the mother-son relationship

Building connected relationships

Fostering trust & belonging

Managing challenging behaviours

Parenting through big  life challenges

Navigating tween friendships

Communicating with your teen


Wellbeing

Navigating drugs and alcohol in 2024

Understanding the teenage brain

Creating resilience in our families

How to have tough conversations

School anxiety & school avoidance

Helping teens cope with change

Nurturing our quiet tweens and teens


Independence & Resilience

Keeping our children safe online

How to study smart

Learning to learn: a superpower

Overcoming limiting beliefs

Parenting with less guilt and comparison

Teens advocating for themselves

Helping teens be responsible and accountable

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