Course Program Ballina/Byron Shires

Course Program Term 4 – 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

Circle of Security Parenting
Tuesdays October 20–December 8, 12.30pm–2.30pm

The Circle of Security parenting program is based on decades of research on children 0-5 years  showing how secure parent/carer-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Parents/carers 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/carers will also learn to honour their own innate wisdom and fulfil their desire for their child to be secure. Eight 2 hour sessions.
Baptist Church Hub Ocean Shores. Cost: $40

Triple P Parenting
Wednesdays November 4–November 2510am–12pm 

4 week parenting course for parents of children 2–12 years. Assists parents to build positive relationships with their children and create a stable, supportive and harmonious family. The course introduces proven methods to encourage behaviour you would like more of from your children and deal positively and consistently with problem behaviour. 4 x 2 hr sessions.

Online. Cost: Free
Online courses are for Ballina, Byron and Tweed Shire residents only.
Understanding Teenagers
Thursdays November 12–December 3, 10am–12pm 

A course for the parents of teenagers (12-17 years). It can be difficult to know how to respond to challenging behaviours. Knowing more about how to support and communicate with teenagers can assist in supporting them safely through adolescence. Topics include the impact of brain and hormone development, stages of child and youth development, parenting styles, managing tension points, behaviour and talking through challenging issues.
4 x 2 hr sessons.

Online. Cost: Free
Online courses are for Ballina, Byron and Tweed Shire residents only.

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