Course Program Ballina/Byron Shires

Course Program Term 2 – Ballina/Byron Shires

All Playgroups 10am–12pm 

Wednesday – South Golden Beach   
Thursday –  Ballina

Find connection with other parents/carers and children while learning and playing together. Access to useful information regarding parenting, local services and activities.
Playgroups are run in the NSW school term only. Cost: Free

Parenting Seminar
Wednesday June 23, 5.30pm–7.30pm

The parenting seminar is an introductory 2 hour seminar, providing an overview of The Family Centre’s parenting programs including Bringing Up Great Kids, Circle of Security Parenting, 123 Magic & Emotion Coaching and Triple P Positive Parenting program. These evidence based parenting programs are for children 0-12years.

The seminar will also explores how to identify children’s emotional needs, respond to their behaviours & strengthen parent/child relationships. It is both reflective and insightful. 

Lennox Head Community Centre. Cost: Free

123 Magic and Emotional Coaching
Tuesdays May 4–May 18, 10am–12pm
123 Magic and Emotional Coaching is a parenting course for parents of children 2–12 years. The course supports parents to feel more confident to respond to their children’s behaviours. Parents are provided practical strategies to engage with their child in the process of identifying & managing their own emotions, encouraging positive behaviours & building emotional resilience. 3 x 2hour sessions. 

Presbyterian Church Hall. Cost: $15
Limited childminding available

Circle of Security Parenting
Thursdays April 22–June 1010am–12pm 

The Circle of Security Parenting course is a parenting course for parents of children 0–5yrs. The course shows parents how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Parents will learn how to understand their child’s emotional world by learning to read emotional needs, support their child’s ability to manage emotions and enhance the development of their child’s self-esteem. Parents will also learn to honour their own innate wisdom and fulfil their desire for their child to be secure. 8 x 2hour sessions. 

Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre. Cost: $40
Tuning into Teens – Online
Tuesdays May 4–June 8, 5:30pm–7:30pm 

A course for parents/carers of teenagers 12–17 year olds. Tuning in to Teens aims to help you and your adolescent manage the many emotional challenges of this stage of life. We will explore how to manage your own and your adolescent’s emotions in ways that support you to remain close and keep communicating.  

By learning these skills, you are less likely to have as much conflict within your family and your teen is more likely to talk to you about the challenging issues they face. 6 x 2hour sessions. 

Online. Cost: FREE


Self Esteem for Women
Thursday June 24, 9.30am–3.30pm
 1 day course focussing on personal development, self-awareness, relationships and power, setting and maintaining boundaries, communication and conflict. 

Mullumbimby Neighbourhood Centre. Cost: $15

For specific information about our services or to enrol in a course ask to speak to the Intake worker between 9am to 12.30pm — Monday to Friday phone 07 5524 8711 or fill in the form below

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