Volume 50 (2023)

Special Issue – Fostering Positive Mental Health in Australian Schools:

Perspectives from the Field

Special Issue Editor: Jane Kirkham

The Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia


All articles in ERP are available on an open access basis. To download any article/s, click the title/s below.

Jane Kirkham

Envisaging a whole-school approach to wellbeing: The ‘wellbeing tree’ 
Jane Kirkham

Facilitating a sense of belonging in the primary classroom: Translating research into practice
Angela Hurley

Cooking up a mental health improvement in schools? The missing ingredient: people
Eloise Griffin

A rites of passage framework for fostering social and emotional learning in adolescent boys
Jarrod Kayler-Thomson

Supporting students’ mental health and wellbeing as they transition from primary school to secondary school
Rebecca Weddikkara

Teacher mental health and wellbeing: What, why and how
Joanne Dixon

Increasing teachers’ capacity to identify and support children exhibiting mental health problems in mainstream primary school classrooms
Kim Luk

Non-pharmaceutical management strategies for primary school aged children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Lorrena Duce