Parents and Teens - free webinars in October

Parents can benefit from a series of free webinars in October which focus on issues affecting teenagers.  Topics include talking with young people about puberty, anxiety in teens and respectful relationships. 

Don’t miss these free webinars for parents in October – Anxiety in Kids and Teens on 19 October; Respectful Relationships on 25 October, supporting children through change and uncertainty on 27 October. To register just click on the link in the PDF below.

Summer Skills 2021/2022 – FREE training for School Leavers 16-24yrs

Would your son or daughter like to gain some skills over summer with free training?  The Summer Skills program has been designed specifically with school leavers in mind.  The program allows students to explore their interests and gain valuable skills for the future.

A range of short courses is offered in the following industry areas:

  • Hospitality (including RSA & RCG)
  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Community Services
  • Sport and Recreation – Swimming
  • IT/Digital

Training will be delivered from 15 November 2021 (or after HSC concludes) to 30 April 2022. Once students register via the QR code, students will be contacted with further information about courses of their interest. (Easy registration of interest is available via scanning the QR code).

Free Webinar - Helping our kids to be great learners
14 September - 7.00pm

This webinar, with Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist, Andrew Fuller will empower parents/carers to guide their children (and themselves) towards success.  Andrew combines the latest research from brain science, positive education and resilience research
Topics include:

  • How to engage and motivate your child in learning
  • The key skills that parents can develop in their children that lead to success
  • Overcoming anxiety

To register and find out more please click on the PDF link below

Help for parents during lockdown

A range of webinars in August and September aim to assist parents as they manage home-schooling and endeavour to help young people to cope with lockdown and other issues they face.  Webinars topics include:

  • Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents
  • Parent and Carer Mental Health Education
  • Helping Our Kids to be Great Learners

To find out more and to book for one or more of the webinars please click on the PDF below.

Help and fact sheets

These help sheets may assist parents with a range of issues including understanding anxiety in young people, COVID self care  and youth mental health.