We run evidence-based Parenting Programs to assist families to develop knowledge and strategies to build positive behaviors in children and promote positive family relationships.
The parenting programs we run are:
Tuning in to kids ( pre-schoolers - 12 years old) - focuses on strengthening the emotional connection and improving communication between parents/caregivers and their children. It helps parents/caregivers to learn emotion coaching skills (recognizing and understanding how to respond to children's emotions in an accepting, supportive way) and how to teach their child to manage strong emotion.
Tuning in to Teens (10-18 years old) - focuses on emotion coaching skills to support parents/care-givers to become more confident in helping their teens to build emotional intelligence, mange their emotions in healthy ways and reduce conflict as the teens develop more independence.
1-2-3 Magic & Emotion Coaching/1-2-3 Magic & Emotion Coaching for Special Needs (2-12 years old) - focuses on providing strategies for parents/care givers through exploring key aspects of child development, setting boundaries with difficult behaviors, promoting positive behaviors, encouraging the development of children's problem solving skills and their ability to manage strong emotions. We also have program focused on working with children who have additional needs.
Abecedarian Approach (0-5 years old) - focuses on teaching and learning strategies to suppor early childhood development through hands-on activities with children. Activities are structured around the key elements in the program which are language priority, conversational reading, enriched caregiving and learning games.
We also hold information sessions for parents/caregivers to support children with additional needs.
Supporting Your Child With Additional Needs (Parents/Carers Information Sessions) (0-12 years old) - focuses on raising awareness about the needs of children who require additional support, sharing information about the roles of different professionals involved in supporting your child. Discussing assistance that is available for families within the community (including Early Childhood Approach/NDIS) and at home. Activities to encourage your child's development at home and where to fine useful resources.