Tweed Term 3 Program 2021

Course Program Term 3– Tweed Shire

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

Monday – Banora Point
Tuesday – Fingal Head    
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 July 14–August 18, 10am–12:30pm 

A course for women aged 21 years or under. There will be an information session each week focusing on either pregnancy or parenting. Sessions include practical information, as well as informal time focussing on a creative and nurturing activity alongside informal chats and discussion. 

Discussion topics include: empower women in choice about healthy relationships, birthing options, bonding, physical changes, nutrition, feeding and trusting your body. We will also have time for relaxation, meditation and fun. 6 x 2.5hour sessions. 

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

No Scaredy Cats
Thursdays August 19–September 2, 10am–12.30pm 

A course to support parents and caregivers to reduce anxiety and build resilience in children age 2-12 years old. The course will cover how anxiety develops, how parents/caregivers can take a preventable role in the development of anxiety problems, and how parents/caregivers can support children to develop skills to reduce anxiety and build resilience.
3 x 2.5 hour sessions. 

The Family Centre, Amber Road South Tweed Heads. Cost: $15

123 Magic & Emotion Coaching – Online
Thursdays July 22–August 5, 10am–12pm 
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 

Online. Cost: Free
Online Courses are for Ballina, Byron and Tweed Residents only.
Soon They’ll Be Teenagers – Online
Wednesdays August 4– August 25, 10am–12pm 

New tools and strategies as well as knowledge of your child’s physcial, social and emotional developmental changes. It will help you develop awareness and strategies around your own reactions when your buttons are pushed and establish clear boundaries whilst maintaining a positive connection. 4 x 2hour sessions. 

Online. Cost: Free (For residents of 2484)

Tuning into Teens – Online
Tuesdays July 2–August 21, 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
Online Courses for residents of 2484 only.

Anger and Emotional Intelligence
Friday September 10, 9:30am–3pm 

1day 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: $15

Creating Real Connections
Saturday July 24, 9:30am–3pm 

1 day course explores stresses on healthy relationships, roadblocks to communication, listening and managing emotions. 

The Family Centre, Amber Road South Tweed Heads. Cost: $15

Self Esteem for Women  
Tuesdays July 27– August 17, 10am–12pm 

A course that assists women to identify their needs and feelings so they can communicate more effectively. We explore the tensions arising from setting boundaries and using assertiveness in managing conflict, how to communicate respectively, and negotiate different people’s perspectives. We explore skills for repairing after conflict, and the importance of self- care. 6 x 2hour sessions. 

Online. Cost: Free

Online Courses are for Ballina, Byron and Tweed 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