Release Date: 01 May 2011
Format: DVD PAL Region 4, DVD/CD Seminar in a Box
Maggie's popular seminar based on her bestselling book Real Kids in an Unreal World is now a seminar in a box! The one and a half hour DVD is ideal for parents, child care educators and primary teachers. In her unique entertaining manner, Maggie explores modern parenting and how to build resilience in children from birth to 12 using her 10 resilience building block model.
For time poor individuals there is an audio CD to use in the car.
DVD/CD Seminar in a Box
- DVD: Real Kids in an Unreal World seminar (1.5 hours)
- CD: Audio of seminar
About the Author
Maggie Dent is an author, educator, and parenting and resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence. Maggie is a passionate advocate for the healthy, commonsense raising of children in order to strengthen families and communities. She has a broad perspective and range of experience that shapes her work, a slightly irreverent sense of humour and a depth of knowledge based on modern research and ancient wisdom that she shares passionately in a commonsense way.
Maggie grew up in a large family on a farm in rural south-west Western Australia with 4,000 acres and 10,000 sheep. Her childhood and adolescence were shadowed by low self-esteem, and this experience built the foundation for her work today.
She was a high-school teacher for 17 years before working as a counsellor with young people and their families, in suicide prevention and in palliative care. Her experience also included working as a radio announcer on ABC in WA, in the funeral industry, and as a marriage and funeral celebrant.
Maggie is a patron of the Bold Park Community School in Perth, the Peel Youth Services, Mandurah WA, and the WA Association of Teacher Assistants (WAATA).
Maggie the author Maggie is the author of five books, and a prolific creator of resources for parents, adolescents, teachers, educators and others who are interested in quietly improving their lives.
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