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Surviving Year 12 : A Sanity Kit for Students and their Parents - Second Edition - Michael Carr-Gregg

Surviving Year 12

A Sanity Kit for Students and their Parents - Second Edition


Published: 1st December 2012
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Every year, more and more emphasis is placed on achieving good results in the end-of-school exams. this can lead to students feeling extraordinary pressure and having unrealistic expectations. In this new edition of Surviving Year 12, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Australia's leading adolescent psychologist, gives advice to students on how they can cope with the pressure, work smarter and actually enjoy their final year of high school.

Michael Carr-Gregg writes: 'One of the new themes I incorporate in this updated edition is that essentially Year 12 is like a game-and once you know how to play the game, your chances of getting what you want out of the year increase rapidly.'

Dr Carr-Gregg includes advice on:

  • How not to get trapped by social media like Facebook and twitter
  • The secrets of studying smarter
  • Overcoming anxiety and stress
  • Getting enough sleep (the best study tool of all!)
  • Setting goals
  • Dealing with procrastination
  • Ensuring exercise and diet regimes are good
  • How to cope with the exams themselves Most importantly Dr Carr-Gregg offers humorous encouragement to both students and their parents on how to maintain perspective and keep their sanity intact during this important year.
With a special section just for parents, as well as words of wisdom from past students and teachers, Surviving Year 12 is a must-have for final year student and their families.

About the Author

Dr. Michael Carr-Gregg is a psychologist specialising in adolescent mental health and parenting adolescents. He is the founder of CanTeen, the acclaimed cancer patients’ support group for teenagers in Australia and New Zealand. In 1995 he was appointed an Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. In 2003 he was one of the founding members of the National Coalition Against Bullying and became one of their national spokespersons.

Michael Carr-Gregg

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's highest profile psychologists, author of 10 books, broadcaster and a specialist in parenting, children, adolescents and the use of technology for mental health.

He sits on the Board of the Australian Psychological Society, and The Family Peace Foundation. He is a Community Ambassador for Smiling Mind; Big Brother Big Sister; is a member of the APS committee for the Special Interest group in ePsychology; and a columnist for a number of publications including the Huffington Post. Michael is the resident parenting expert on Ch 7's Sunrise and psychologist for Channel 9's Today Extra as well as the top rating Morning Show with Neil Mitchell on Fairfax Radio 3AW. Michael works in private practice at Corporate and Personal Consulting in Melbourne.

In 2015, Michael developed the Certificate of Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing with a team of experts. Delivered as a partnership between the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre and Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, the world-first certificate focuses on how technology can be harnessed to provide best practice mental health and wellbeing care in the youth sector.

Visit Michael Carr-Gregg's Booktopia Author Page

ISBN: 9781921462443
ISBN-10: 1921462442
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st December 2012
Publisher: Finch Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.3 x 13.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised