Parenting and other course calendar - Term 1 and 2, 2020

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Date

Course name

Description

Venue

Time

Contact

10 February to 30 March

Eight Monday evenings

Parent Effectiveness Training

P.E.T. is an experiential, skills based course, teaching effective communication skills between children and parents, based on mutual respect.  P.E.T. does not use rewards and punishment. Instead, it promotes consideration, resilience and emotional intelligence.  Parents find they yell less and enjoy their children more.

For cost enquiries please contact the course provider.

Weston Community Hub

6:30pm-9:45 pm

Larissa Dann

info@parentskills.com.au

10 February to 2 March

Four Monday evenings

Circle of Security

This relationship-based program is designed to enhance attachment between parents and children. Participants will learn how 1. to establish a secure base that gives children a sense of safety; 2. develop observational skills to strengthen relationships. The eight week COS program will be run over a four week period with two weeks combined for each night. Cost – $40 per person.

Woden Community Service

Callam Offices

5:30pm-8:00pm

Mary Ford

Phone: 6234 6821

or 0475 987 513

10 February to 16 March

Five Monday evenings (no training on the 9th of March – Canberra Day)

Understanding Teens

Understanding Teens aims to assist parents of teens in gaining insight into the changes that their teens may be experiencing.

The Understanding Teens Program can assist the Parent with strategies and techniques that will help the Parent to manage “those troublesome years” by assisting the Parent to find the balance between supporting their teen’s desire to be independent and keeping them safe.

The parents will learn about some basic physiological changes during the teen years and how the changes in technology are impacting on their relationships with their children.

The program focuses on improving communication within the family and will increase the parent’s sensitivity to their child’s emotional signals and to increase their ability to reflect on their own behaviour and how it influences that of their child.

For cost enquiries please contact the course provider.

Erindale PCYC

7:00pm-9:00pm

Canberra PCYC

Phone: 6296 7822

or Pam

0412 449 999

12 February to 11 March

Five Wednesday evenings

Understanding Teens

Understanding Teens aims to assist parents of teens in gaining insight into the changes that their teens may be experiencing.

The Understanding Teens Program can assist the Parent with strategies and techniques that will help the Parent to manage “those troublesome years” by assisting the Parent to find the balance between supporting their teen’s desire to be independent and keeping them safe.

The parents will learn about some basic physiological changes during the teen years and how the changes in technology are impacting on their relationships with their children.

The program focuses on improving communication within the family and will increase the parent’s sensitivity to their child’s emotional signals and to increase their ability to reflect on their own behaviour and how it influences that of their child.

For cost enquiries please contact the course provider.

Melba Copland (PCYC)

7:00pm-9:00pm

Canberra PCYC

Phone: 6296 7822

or Pam

0412 449 999

13 February to 12 March

Five Thursday afternoons

Understanding Teens

Understanding Teens aims to assist parents of teens in gaining insight into the changes that their teens may be experiencing.

The Understanding Teens Program can assist the Parent with strategies and techniques that will help the Parent to manage “those troublesome years” by assisting the Parent to find the balance between supporting their teen’s desire to be independent and keeping them safe.

The parents will learn about some basic physiological changes during the teen years and how the changes in technology are impacting on their relationships with their children.

The program focuses on improving communication within the family and will increase the parent’s sensitivity to their child’s emotional signals and to increase their ability to reflect on their own behaviour and how it influences that of their child.

For cost enquiries please contact the course provider.

Erindale PCYC

12:00pm-2:30pm

Canberra PCYC

Phone: 6296 7822

or Pam

0412 449 999

13 February to 2 April

Eight Thursday mornings

Working With Strong Emotions

Working With Strong Emotions is a group for women, hoping to better understand their strong emotions; by learning the origin and purpose of their emotions, building self-awareness, and learning mindfulness and other strategies to manage and express how they are feeling. Cost – $80 (full cost), or $40 (concession), please discuss options if there are financial difficulties (a light morning tea provided).

Marymead

10am to 12pm

Ph. 6162 5859

February to March

Saturdays

The Cool Kids with ASD

Cool Kids is a world renowned program that uses CBT and other therapeutic processes to teach young people how to better manage their anxieties.  Parents/carers are supported to help their children on this journey. Sanctuary Aus specialises in providing the Cool Kids program to young people who face the additional challenges of life on the Autism Spectrum and whose every day experiences can cause them high levels of anxiety. Sanctuary Aus is an approved NDIS Agency.  The cost for the entire program, for the child/young person and their parent/carers, as well as the cost of workbooks for all involved, is $1,500.

Sanctuary Aus

Grace Canberra
11 – 17 Swanson Ct Belconnen

TBA

Kim Hefren-Webb:
0438 875 937

www.sanctuaryaus.org.au

kim@sanctuaryaus.org.au

20 March to 3 April

Three Fridays

Face Your Anger

An anger management program for young people aged 12-18 years who are struggling to manage their emotions.

PCYC

8:30am-2:30pm

Referrals can be made via Supportlink, Onelink or by calling PCYC on 6296 7822

referral@pcyc.net.au

4 May to 25 May

Four Monday evenings

Circle of Security

This relationship-based program is designed to enhance attachment between parents and children. Participants will learn how 1. to establish a secure base that gives children a sense of safety; 2. develop observational skills to strengthen relationships. The eight week COS program will be run over a four week period with two weeks combined for each night. Cost – $40 per person.

Woden Community Service

Callam Offices

5:30pm-8:00pm

Mary Ford

Phone: 62346821

or 0475 987 513

7 May to 25 June

Eight Thursday evenings

Parent Effectiveness Training

P.E.T. is an experiential, skills based course, teaching effective communication skills between children and parents, based on mutual respect.  P.E.T. does not use rewards and punishment. Instead, it promotes consideration, resilience and emotional intelligence.  Parents find they yell less and enjoy their children more.

For cost enquiries please contact the course provider.

Weston Community Hub

6:30pm-9:45 pm

Larissa Dann:

info@parentskills.com.au

9 May to 6 June

Five Saturday afternoons

Club Mojo: Managing My Emotions and Building Self-Esteem

Helping young people (8 to 12 years old) to recognise their emotions; and to understand how to deal with their feelings in a safe and healthy way.  Children will explore how they react to feelings and how they might be able to gain more control for a better outcome.  Young people are assisted in finding strategies to build self-esteem and encourage healthy expression of thoughts and feelings. Club Mojo uses a range of creative and therapeutic techniques. Cost: $350.

Sanctuary Aus

Grace Canberra
11 – 17 Swanson Ct Belconnen

TBA

Kim Hefren-Webb:
0438 875 937

www.sanctuaryaus.org.au

groups@sanctuaryaus.org.au

10-week program,

held once a week (Wednesdays or Thursdays)

Transform Parenting

Transform Parenting is unlike other programmes in that it focuses on the parent rather than the child. It is a safe circle of mothers and facilitated by Tracey Anderson Askew in Canberra. Each week explores a different theme and completes with a weekly relaxation exercise. This is typically a class for babies from 0 to 8 months old. Cost $250.

Calmbirth training room, 12 Kett Street, Kambah

See the website

0414 267 791

www.transformparenting.com.au

hello@transformparenting.com.au