Helen Street

Street, Helen: - Helen is an honorary Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Western Australia. Since gaining her PhD in applied social psychology in 1998 in the UK, Helen has conducted research, presented at conferences and in schools around the world, and has written four books, several book chapters and more than 100 articles and academic papers. Her first book Standing Without Shoes was co-written with George Burns in 2003 and includes a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. In 2009, Helen founded the Positive Schools Initiative (PSI) with Neil Porter. The Positive Schools Initiative supports solution focused, evidence-based ideas and strategies to improve youth mental health and wellbeing. The PSI features the highly acclaimed Positive Schools Conferences which are held across Australia and SE Asia each year. The Positive Schools conferences have become known as world premier mental health and wellbeing events for teachers and Read More chevron_right