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Events & Workshops

Currently our Tuning in to Teens and Tuning in to Kids are run as live interactive online sessions. The sessions are broken up into facilitated discussion, experiential learning and home practice run by experienced professional counsellors . Detailed session notes are provided each week. We bring compassion, humour and many years of both working with parents and being parents ourselves. We provide a safe and non judgemental environment for you to connect with other parents and work through the course material . Many parents express how good it is to know that they are not the only ones experiencing challenges and report significant shifts in relationships with their teens.  

Tuning in to Kids and Tuning in to Teens: Emotionally Intelligent Parenting

 

Tuning in to Kids and Tuning in to Teens have been put together and heavily researched by the team at Mindful - The Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health, Melbourne. They are evidence-based programs with proven results. The programs involve learning about emotional intelligence and how to coach your child through their emotions and help them develop an emotional tool kit. We look at the importance of self care for parents, mindfullness and being able to be fully present with our children. There is plenty of time for discussion, exploring topics such as our own experiences as children and how that colours our own parenting. Over the weeks you will practise different techniques with your children at home and then have the opportunity to discuss and hone these techniques. By the end of the program our aim is that you will feel confident that you have a unique roadmap that works for you and your children. We bring our experience of running the programs aiming to bring warmth and lightness so that you feel supported and encouraged.   

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Tuning in to Kids: Emotionally Intelligent ParentingTM

 

is a parenting program that teaches you how to help your child understand and regulate their emotions. It is suitable for parents of toddlers through to Grade 6 children. You will learn how to recognise your child’s less obvious emotional experiences as an opportunity for closeness and teaching. TIK research shows that when we focus on less intense emotions and we give our children the opportunity and language to express how they are feeling plus the skills to problem solve, their behaviour improves and life is calmer!

 

Programs run for 2 hours face to face or 1 1/2 online every week for 6 weeks. COST: $190 / $270 couples

 

Tuning in to Teens parenting program

Tuning in to Teens: Emotionally Intelligent ParentingTM

 

shows you how to help your teen develop emotional intelligence and keep the lines of communication open. This helps your teen to be more assertive and strong in situations of peer pressure, have greater success with making friends and be more able to manage conflict with peers. Teens with high emotional intelligence are more able to cope when upset or angry, have fewer mental health and substance abuse difficulties and more stable and satisfying relationships. It is suitable for parents of children in Grade 6 to approximately 16 years of age.

 

Programs run for 2 hours ( 11/2 online) every week for 6 weeks. COST: $190 / $270 couples

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Parents Tuning in:

 

A half day workshop to bring insights & fresh ideas to support your parenting & help you create a more connected and peaceful family. Take the time to identify your parenting values and align these, develop resilience and optimism and have the tools to react less and feel more empowered as a parent. This workshop will help you to develop a clear direction for your family and feel supported as parents through group discussion. Every family is unique and special with their own strengths and challenges. Take the opportunity to reflect on what is most important to YOU as a parent!

 

This is a half-day workshop. COST: $75.00 / $110 couples
 

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Tuning in to TeensTM can support you with:

 

  • Being able to better connect with your teen

  • Talking with your teen about the challenges they face

  • Support your teen to better manage their emotions

  • Teaching your teen to deal with conflict

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Adolescents with higher Emotional Intelligence:

 

  • Are more aware, assertive and strong in situations of peer pressure

  • Have greater ability to connect with others

  • Are more able to cope when upset or angry

  • Have fewer mental health and substance abuse difficulties

  • Emotional intelligence may be a better predictor of academic and career success than IQ!

Where:    Online via Zoom

When:      Tuesdays 22/2 - 29/3

7.30-9pm

or:             Wednesdays 23/2 - 30/3

                5.30-7pm                 

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Coming Up...

 

Grandparents Tuning in to Kids programs
Booster Sessions and more

 

Stress Management for Parents: 

 

As you know parenting is easier to do when we feel 'topped up' with our own wellbeing. 

At these workshops, learn practical skills to manage stress. 

Contact us for further information.