PARENTING (AND OTHER) COURSE CALENDAR 2020, TERM 3 & 4

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  1. 8 Weekly Session ProgramThursdays Term 3 (Start date TBC), 10:00am – 11:30am

Child and Family Centre,
51 Ernest Cavanagh Street, Gungahlin

Ph. 62070120

Mindful Motherhood (for women who are either pregnant or have a baby under one year old): Free sessions including weekly Yoga sessions with a certified Yoga instructor.
Yoga mats will be provided for participants to use and keep.
The aim of the group is to:
• Increase understanding of the concepts of mindfulness.
• Build confidence and skills to cope with stress.
• Promote emotional balance and assist with regulating emotions.
• Increase acceptance of emotions and thoughts
• Approach experiences with a calm and non-judgmental mind.
• Assisting with responding to your child’s thoughts and emotions.

2. Relationships Australia

Free Online Group: Relaxing into Parenting and Baby Makes 3

Relaxing into Parenting and Baby Makes Three is a group for couples expecting their first baby. This 6 week group (plus 1 postnatal session after the birth of your baby) assists you to increase your confidence as you transition into parenting. Learn how to manage stress, strengthen your relationships and know where to seek personal and professional support in the community.

Relaxing into Parenting and Baby Makes Three is sponsored by the Canberra Mothercraft Society and is facilitated by a relationship educator and midwife or maternal child and health nurse.

The next group is for couples whose baby is due between 24 October 2020 and 5 December 2020. Days, times and dates for the next group are Saturdays, 10:00am – 1:00pm, August 22, 29, September 5, 12, 19, 26.

For further information about this group visit our website, ring (02) 6122-7100 or email groups@racr.org.au

3. Relationships Australia

Free Online Group: Co-parenting After Separation

This 7 week group is for separating and separated couples. They look at strategies to co-parent during and after separation, explore issues such as parenting from a distance, conflict with a former partner and the children’s reactions to separation.

This group is free however this is a requirement that you book in to attend. Days, times and dates for our next group are Tuesdays, 6:00pm – 9:00pm; August 18, 25, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.

For further information about this group visit our website, ring (02) 6122-7100 or email groups@racr.org.au 

4. Relationships Australia

Free Online Group: Building Better Relationships

This 8 week group is for couples currently in a relationship, supporting them to strengthen their relationship, explore how to manage conflicts more compassionately, deepen friendship and intimacy and share life purpose and dreams. 

There is no cost associated with this group however it is a requirement that you book in to attend.  Please complete the intake form to register. Once you register, our groups coordinator will follow up with you to confirm dates and times for the upcoming group.

For further information about this group ring (02) 6122-7100 or email groups@racr.org.au