Tips for supporting your teenager with school refusal
Being the parent or carer of a teenager who refuses to go to school can be incredibly challenging, and can put a strain on your relationship with them and your family's home life.
Check out some of these articles to find information and tips on how to manage school refusal, and how to find support.
Conversation guide: how to talk to your teen about school refusal
This conversation guide can help you create effective communication about school refusal, so you can support your child and help them form a better relationship with school.
How Georgia and her mum Angela coped with school refusal
When Angela's daughter Georgia was 15, she started experiencing anxiety that quickly turned into school refusal. This is Angela and her family's experience of school refusal.
Practical strategies to help you manage your teen's school refusal
Learn more practical strategies you can use to support your child through school refusal, and help them have a better relationship with school.
What happens if my child refuses to attend school in Australia?
School refusal: who is accountable for what, and can you get into legal trouble?
What do you do when school just isn't working?
Lucy Clark talks about how school was never going to be the right fit for her daughter.
Supporting your teenager to figure out what they want to do
When the stresses of high school come to an end, it can be a frustrating time for teens who have no idea what they want to do next.