Events & Workshops

We currently run groups in the North East of Melbourne in a variety of community, school and kinder/childcare settings. Each weekly session runs for two hours.The sessions are broken up into facilitated discussion, experiential learning and home practice. Detailed session notes are provided each week. We have fun and all benefit from a sense of sharing our parenting in a safe and non judgemental environment.

Tuning in to KidsTM and Tuning in to TeensTM: 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.

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 every week for 7 weeks. COST: $160 / $240 couples

 

Tuning in to Teens: Emotionally Intelligent ParentingTM shows you how to help your teen develop emotional intelligence and keep the lines of communciation 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 approxmimately 16 years of age.

 

Programs run for 2 hours every week for 7 weeks. COST: $160 / $240 couples

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
 

Booster Sessions and more

 

Coming Up...

 

Tuning in to Kids for Grandparents: The demands on parents is different now and parenting styles have changed. Grandparents are more often involved in caring for grandchildren while parents work. This short course offers some up-to-date skills on caring for children in this modern world. Contact us for further information.

Refresher sessions are held during the year and are open to anybody who has done either of the programs and would like to revisit and built on some of the concepts and skills. Please contact us for details of the next session.

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.

Contact us

Kate Culy

E: kateculy@gmail.com

M: 0404 042 789

 

Jodie Harris

E: jodieharris247@gmail.com

M: 0412 822 858

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