Professor Jennie Hudson, researcher at the Centre for Emotional Health in the Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, focusses on the prevention and treatment of children’s emotional health problems using cognitive behavioural therapy. She makes the link between a risk averse society and what that means for children’s abilities to face their fears. Prof. Hudson explains why making mistakes are inevitable but their power to create a courageous coping model are so important. Hear why parents are asked to encourage their children to perform little acts of bravery, often.
Length: 17m : 44s