Parenting programs

Providing easy-to-use techniques to teach to parents and carers skills to enlist adolescents to manage their own behavioural problems and emotional reactions.

A practical guide to help you parents steer their teenager through the challenging times with confidence.

Parenting teenagers can be tricky at the best of times. But when the tough issues arise — behavioural problems, unacceptable risk-taking, lack of motivation to fit in with the family’s values — parents can struggle with what to do, their child often seemingly out of reach to their influence.

Drawing on psychologist Michael Hawton’s 30 years of experience,

Delivered over three sessions.

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Big feelings and resilience

Helping little children deal with big feelings.

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Child and Family Foundations Program

Our Child and Family Foundation Program strengthens early childhood development and the wellbeing of children and their families.

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Bringing Up Great Kids

Improve parent-child relationships and build parenting confidence.

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Circle of Security Parenting

Teaching parents how to best support their child’s emotional development by providing skills to secure, strengthen and support parent-child relationships.

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Engaging Adolescents

Providing easy-to-use techniques to teach to parents and carers skills to enlist adolescents to manage their own behavioural problems and emotional reactions.

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Family Support Program

Our Family Support Program offers assistance with parenting skills, improving family relationships and helping children and young people to develop resilience and coping skills. Offered free to families with children aged up to 18 years living in the Charles Sturt and Port Adelaide Enfield Local Go...

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Multicultural Family Services Network

A guest speakers forum.

Triple P Seminars

Strategies in the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children’s behaviour and prevent problems developing

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Unplugged – Internet Gaming Workshops

A workshop to help parents learn how to identify problematic gaming and develop practical strategies to support healthier gaming and internet use. Offered free to parents and schools.

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Who’s in charge?

For parents or carers of young people (8 to 18) who are beyond control, violent or defiant.

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