Appendices

Here is a list of appendices for some of the modules in the Partners in Parenting program. Where available, we have provided a direct link to the resources or references referred to within each module. Feel free to check out these resources by clicking on them.

Topic 2: Nurture Roots & Inspire Wings

Reference
1. Yap, M. B. H., Pilkington, P. D., Ryan, S. M., & Jorm, A. F. (2014). Parental factors associated with depression and anxiety in young people: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 156, 8-23.

Topic 6: Good friends, supportive relationships

Useful Links for Parents/Carers

Check out the Useful Links page for more information on resources for parents/carers and seeking professional help.

Bullying. No Way!

This Australian resource provides information and helpful ideas about bullying for parents and teenagers.

Cyber-bullying information

Adapted from: Australian Communications and Media Authority. (n.d.). Parents Guide to Online Safety (click to download PDF)

LGBTQ information

Adapted from: beyondblue. (n.d.) Families like mine.

Helping your teenager navigate problems with social rejection and bullying

Reference: (click to download PDF)
1. Cross, D., Shaw, T., Hearn, L., Epstein, M., Monks, H., Lester, L., & Thomas, L. (2009). Australian Covert Bullying Prevalence Study (ACBPS). Edith Cowan University, Perth: Child Health Promotion Research Centre, Edith Cowan University.

Topic 7: Good Health Habits

Parenting strategies: Preventing Adolescent Alcohol Misuse

Find out more on how to prevent alcohol misuse in teenagers.

Encourage a Healthy Diet

References:
1. Jacka, F. N., Kremer, P. J., Leslie, E. R., Berk, M., Patton, G. C., Toumbourou, J. W., & Williams, J. W. (2010a). Associations between diet quality and depressed mood in adolescents: Results from the Australian Healthy Neighbourhoods Study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 44(5), 435-442.

2. Jacka, F. N., Pasco, J. A., Mykletun, A., Williams, L. J., Hodge, A. M., O'Reilly, S. L., . . . Berk, M. (2010b). Association of western and traditional diets with depression and anxiety in women. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167(3), 305-311.

3. ABS 4338.0 Profiles of Health Australia 2011-2012

4. Melnyk, B. M., Kelly, S., Jacobson, D., Belyea, M., Shaibi, G., Small, L., . . . Marsiglia, F. F. (2013). The COPE healthy lifestyles TEEN randomized controlled trial with culturally diverse high school adolescents: Baseline characteristics and methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 36(1), 41-53.

Encourage a Daily Exercise

References:
1. Kremer, P., Elshaug, C., Leslie, E., Toumbourou, J. W., Patton, G. C., & Williams, J. (2014). Physical activity, leisure-time screen use and depression among children and young adolescents. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(2), 183-187.

2. Department of Health and Ageing (doHa) (2004b), Australia’s Physical Activity Recommendations for 12–18 year olds, Commonwealth of Australia

Encourage Good Sleep Habits

References:
1. Lopresti, A. L., Hood, S. D., & Drummond, P. D. (2013). A review of lifestyle factors that contribute to important pathways associated with major depression: Diet, sleep and exercise. Journal of Affective Disorders, 148(1), 12-27.

2. Baglioni, C., Battagliese, G., Feige, B., Spiegelhalder, K., Nissen, C., Voderholzer, U., Lombardo, C., & Riemann, D. (2011). Insomnia as a predictor of depression: a meta-analytic evaluation of longitudinal epidemiological studies. J Affect Disord, 135(1-3), 10-19.

3. Bruck, D. (2006) Teenage Sleep: Understanding and helping the sleep of 12-20 year olds. Wellness Promotion Unit, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

Ensure No Drugs and Alcohol Use

References:
1. McKenzie, M., Jorm, A. F., Romaniuk, H., Olsson, C. A., & Patton, G. C. (2011). Association of adolescent symptoms of depression and anxiety with alcohol use disorders in young adulthood: Findings from the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort Study. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(3 SUPPL.), S27-S30.

2. McKenzie, M., Olsson, C. A., Jorm, A. F., Romaniuk, H., & Patton, G. C. (2010). Association of adolescent symptoms of depression and anxiety with daily smoking and nicotine dependence in young adulthood: Findings from a 10-year longitudinal study. Addiction, 105 (9), 165-29.

3. Baker, K. D., Lubman, D. I., Cosgrave, E. M., Killackey, E. J., Yuen, H. P., Hides, L., Baksheev, G.N., Buckby, J.A., & Yung, A. R. (2007). Impact of co-occurring substance use on 6 month outcomes for young people seeking mental health treatment. Australia New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41 (11), 896-902.

Topic 8: Partners in Problem Solving

Useful Links for Parents/Carers

Check out the Useful Links page for more information on resources for parents/carers and seeking professional help

Stress Management Source:

McNeely, C & Blanchard, J (2009) The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development. Baltimore: Center for Adolescent Health. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Bullying. No Way!

This Australian resource provides information and helpful ideas about bullying for parents and teenagers.

Cyber-bullying information

Adapted from: Australian Communications and Media Authority. (n.d.). Parents Guide to Online Safety (click to download PDF)

LGBTQ information

Adapted from: beyondblue. (n.d.) Families like mine.

Helping your teenager navigate problems with social rejection and bullying

Reference: (click to download PDF)
Helping your teenager navigate problems with social rejection and bullying Reference (click to download PDF):
1. Cross, D., Shaw, T., Hearn, L., Epstein, M., Monks, H., Lester, L., & Thomas, L. (2009). Australian Covert Bullying Prevalence Study (ACBPS). Edith Cowan University, Perth: Child Health Promotion Research Centre, Edith Cowan University.

Topic 9: From Surviving to Thriving: Helping your teenager deal with anxiety

References:
1. Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2008). ABS National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: Summary of Results 2007 (Cat. no. 4326.0). Canberra, Australia: ABS.

Topic 10: When things aren’t okay… Getting professional help

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Guidelines on Depression

For more information on what to do to help someone with depression, download the MHFA guidelines on depression.

Mental Health First Aid Guidelines on Clinical Anxiety

For more information on what to do to help someone with clinical anxiety, download the MHFA guidelines on child trauma and panic attacks:

Mental Health First Aid Guidelines on helping a child after a traumatic event

Mental Health First Aid Guidelines on Panic Attacks

So, what is normal?

-Youth in mind website
If you’d like to find out if your teenager may need professional help, you can complete the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in the Youth in mind website.

-SDQ (Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire)
The SDQ is a brief measure of psychological well-being in 2-17 year olds. It is a widely used measure and has been translated into almost a hundred languages.

Useful Links for Parents/Carers

Check out the Useful Links page for more information on resources for parents/carers and seeking professional help.

Useful Links for Teenagers

Check out the Useful Links page for more information on resources for young people and seeking professional help.

But what if my teenager doesn’t want to see someone?

Reference:
1. Yap MB Reavley N, Jorm AF. Where would young people seek help for mental disorders and what stops them? Findings from an Australian national survey. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2013 May; 147(1-3):255-61.

What if my teenager has previously had depression?

Reference:
1. Morgan, A. J., & Jorm, A. F. (2009). Self-help strategies that are helpful for sub-threshold depression: A Delphi consensus study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 115(1), 196–200.