Supporting families to identify and learn creative ways of playing with their children.
Tweed Shire – 9.30am–11.30am
Monday – Tweed Heads
Tuesday – Fingal
Wednesday – Tweed Heads South
Thursday – Murwillumbah
Ballina Shire – 10am–12pm
Wednesday – South Golden Beach
Thursday – Ballina
Young Mums to Be
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.
123 Magic & Emotion Coaching
3 week course explores a down-to-earth, child-friendly and effective discipline approach that encourages good behaviour for children 2-12 yrs.
Circle of Security Parenting
8 week course for parents of children 0-5 years. Parents will learn how to identify their children’s emotional needs and respond to their behaviours in ways which result in greater resilience, better relationships, improved self-esteem and enhanced school readiness.
Bringing Up Great Kids
6 week parenting course that promotes and supports respectful, caring and nurturing relationships for children aged 0–12. Parents are encouraged to become more reflective and mindful in their parenting approach. The group involves fun and interactive activities that includes key learnings of brain development, attachment theory, self-care and other useful parenting strategies.
No Scaredy Cats
3 week course to support parents and caregivers to reduce anxiety and build resilience in children aged 2–12 years old. The course will cover how anxiety develops, how parents/caregivers can take a preventative role in the development of anxiety problems, and how parents/caregivers can support children to develop skills to reduce anxiety and build resilience.
Triple P Course
6 week parenting course (5 group sessions plus a telephone contact) 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.
Tuning into Teens
6 week 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.
Soon They’ll Be Teenagers
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 week course for the parents of teenagers. 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.