Course Program Tweed Shire

Course Program Term 1– Tweed Shire

Playgroups
All Playgroups 9:30am – 11:30am 

Monday – Banora Point    
Wednesday – Tweed Heads South   
Thursday – Murwillumbah 

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

Young Mums to Be
Wednesdays February 17–March  24, 10am–12:30pm 

6 week course for women aged 21 years or under. There will be an information session each week focusing on either pregnancy or parenting. Discussion topics include: healthy relationships, birthing positions, bonding, pregnancy health, physical changes, nutrition and feeding and trusting your body. We will also have time for relaxation, meditation and fun. 6 x 2.5 hour sessions.  
The Family Centre, Amber Road South Tweed Heads. Cost: Free 

Bringing Up Great Kids First 1000 Days
Tuesdays February 16– March 2310am–12pm

Bringing Up Great Kids in the First 1000 days is a nurturing, empowering & kind parenting program for expectant and new parents to begin their parenting journey. Bringing Up Great Kids in the First 1000 Days emphasises the importance of living in a nurturing and safe environment. It provides parents with knowledge about brain development and an understanding of how children grow and what they need. 5 x 2 hour sessions.

Murwillumbah Community Centre. Cost: $25

123 Magic & Emotion Coaching
Thursdays March 4– March 1810am–12.30pm 
An evidence-based parenting program for parents/carers with children aged from 2–12 years. The program is facilitated over 3 sessions & supports parents/carers to feel more confident to respond to their children’s behaviours. Parents/carers 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  2.5 hour sessions. 
The Family Centre, Amber Road South Tweed Heads. Cost: $15
Soon They’ll Be Teenagers
Wednesdays February 24–March 17, 10am–12pm 

This 4-week course will provide you with new tools and strategies as well as knowledge of your child’s physical, social and emotional developmental changes. It will help you to develop awareness and strategies around your own reactions when your ‘buttons are pushed’ and establish clear boundaries whilst maintaining a positive connection. 4 x 2 hour sessions.

Murwillumbah Community Centre. Cost: $20

Tuning into Teens 
Tuesday February 16–March 23, 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.

The Family Centre, Amber Road South Tweed Heads. Cost: $30

Anger and Emotional Intelligence
Friday March 19, 9:30am–3pm 

1 day course for men and women. Content includes: identify what anger is and what it does, what triggers your anger and ways to make it work for you and your relationships.  
The Family Centre, Amber Road South Tweed Heads. Cost: $30

Creating Real Connections
Saturday February 27, 9:30am–3:30pm 

1 day course explores stresses on healthy relationshipsroadblocks to communication, listening and managing emotions.
Murwillumbah Community Centre. Cost: $15

Self Esteem for Women 
Tuesday February 16, 9:30am–3:30pm 
1 day course for women exploring personal development, self-awareness, relationships and power, setting and maintaining boundaries, communication and conflict.
The Family Centre, Amber Road South Tweed Heads. 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