How to grow friendships, maintain friendships and resolve conflicts 

Free online learning about friendship

Recommended for all primary year levels. Maximum 50 students per session.

Students will learn:

  • what is a healthy friendship 
  • friendship qualities 
  • how to care for healthy friendships 
  • growing friendships 
  • empathy in friendships 
  • conflict resolution 
  • language tips (put-ups vs put-downs) 
  • positive communication skills 

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    All our topics and sessions are aligned to the Australian Schools Curriculum and based on the latest in psychoeducational research.

    This session is made possible thanks to Bupa           Bupa Foundation logo

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    what happens on the day

    Our counsellors personalise the session based on the needs of your class.
    Here is an example of how a session may run.


    Introduction (5 mins):

    • Interactive ice-breaker
    • Brief summary of Kids Helpline

    Presentation (30 mins)

    • Presentation of key content in your chosen topic/session, including coping strategies & support options
    • Interactive learning activities (group work, video watching, games, role playing, etc.)
    • Practical application of key strategies
    • Movement/interactive breaks included as needed

    Conclusion (5-10 mins)

    • Summary of session
    • Group reflection
    • Questions & answers

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