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Positive Parenting - Teens

Where: Virtual Location, Online, Virtual

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Individual concession: $80.00
  • Individual: $100.00
  • Couple: $180.00
  • Buy Tickets – 03 8599 5488
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Heartlinks

Brief summary of program purpose:

Parenting has always come with its own unique challenges and never more so than the present.

Learn how to support your teen to develop positive coping skills, build their resilience and navigate challenges constructively. Transform misunderstanding, exasperation and doubt into certainty, optimism and strength.

Over three weekly sessions, you will be guided through this solutions-based program and supported to address individual concerns effectively.

Topics include:
- Different parenting styles
- Brain development, the fear response and age-appropriate behaviour
- Strategies you can implement to promote calmer, less emotional responses including:
- Focusing & Grounding exercises
- Body mapping, Testing worries, Name it to tame it
- Connecting thoughts, feelings, behaviour and body sensations
- Identifying and developing coping skills and building resilience
- The role of communication, compassion and ‘sensitive parenting skills’

What you will learn:
- Increased confidence in sharing your parenting concerns
- The transformation of misunderstanding, exasperation and doubt into certainty, optimism and strength
- Clear and evidence-based information about parenting strategies that work
- Guidance and advice for feeling more competent and confident in responding to your adolescent child’s needs as well as tips for looking after your own

Best suited to:
Parents and carers of teenagers aged 13 to 18