Michael Hawton (MAPS) is a former teacher and one of Australia’s leading child-behaviour experts, often called upon by media for commentary relating to education, parenting issues and child-behaviour management. He is author of Engaging Adolescents and Talk Less Listen More, which have sold approximately 85,000 copies. Michael is regularly called upon to present as a guest speaker at industry-related conferences.
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Michael Hawton joined Studio 10 to discuss the topic of parental praise and whether too much praise can have a negative effect on our child's development.
Michael Hawton joined the Today Show to discuss behavioural difficulties in teenagers and how we can teach them more self control.
Caroline Baum interviews Michael Hawton about his book Talk Less, Listen More.
Michael Hawton interviewed about his book, Engaging Adolescents, on Mum's At The Table on Channel 7+.
Michael Hawton joined Studio 10 to talk about anxiety in children and what we as parents can do to help.
Tips for ensuring your children have a happy and safe school holidays
Michael provides advice and tips for parents who are looking for ways to keep their children happy, safe, and entertained in the coming school holiday period.
The increase in anxiety in primary school-aged children
There is increased student anxiety in Australian primary schools and some principals say parents need to take more responsibility. Michael discusses this topic and more on ABC Mornings.