Sessions and Workshops for Parents

As we face lockdown number 6.0, organisations such as Headspace, The City of Monash, Anglicare Victoria and City of Stonnington has arranged a series of online workshop and sessions to help parents navigate the challenges their child may face during these tough times. 

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Student wellbeing has always been our number one priority at WHSC as well as supporting parents through tough times. Read on for more information. 

Tuning into Teens - Emotionally Intelligent Parenting

The city of Monash is holding a six-session parenting program ‘Tuning into Teens - Emotionally Intelligent Parenting’ for parents of adolescent children between the ages of 12-18 years old.

The event is being held every Monday from Oct 4- Nov 8, 6:30-8:30 pm.

If you are interested in attending this event, please click here for more information.  



The New Normal - Emotion Focused Parenting
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Headspace - Connecting and Communicating with Your Young Person Webinar 

Headspace are provifing a free mental health literacy webinar for parents and carers of young people.

 

Date: Monday, September 6th

Webinar: Connecting and communicating with your young person

Time: 7pm (45 – 50mins)

Mode: ZOOM via event registration (please see separate event flyer attached for registration link)

Cost: FREE

Initiated by headspace National in response to a demand for increased mental health literacy in VIC, the webinar will cover:

  • Understanding your young person, and recognising mental health difficulties
  • Managing the challenges of parenting young people today
  • Having better conversations with your young person
  • Connecting your young person with the right help and support.

An secondary webinar focusing on professional supports will follow in 4-5 weeks’ time.


Elevate Education-  The Exam Homestretch: how your child should approach exam preparation and what they should be doing

Elevate Education is providing parents with free exclusive access to their Parent Webinar Series for Term 3, 2021.

The final webinar for term is happening on Wednesday 1st September at 7pm. To reserve your spot, you can register for free below: 

You can register by clicking here.


The webinar is run live online from 7pm – 8pm where the presenter will share Elevate’s key research and skills, and will conduct a live Q&A so you can ask them questions directly.

Topic: The Exam Homestretch: how your child should approach exam preparation and what they should be doing

Should you have questions or would like to contact Elevate directly, their details are listed below.

πŸ“ž 1300 667 945

βœ‰οΈ auscoaching@elevateeducation.com

🌐 https://au.elevateeducation.com

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ https://www.facebook.com/ElevateEd/



Butterfly Foundation- Free Seminars! 


Butterfly Foundation is offering 2 FREE live webinars for parents providing important tips on supporting your child's body image as part of Butterfly's new initiative Body Kind Families - www.butterfly.org.au/bodykindfamilies

Let's Talk Body Confident Children and Teens

For: Parents of primary and secondary age children.

Covers: Power of positive role modelling | Reducing toxic body talk | Developing resilience to social media pressures | What to do if concerned.

Date: Wednesday, 1st Sept 2021

Time: 7pm - 8.15pm (AEST)

Format: Live, via Zoom (no recording)

Webinar registration: https://events.butterfly.org.au/portal//event/?id=EP_BCCT_Parent_Webinar2576727166&Name=01/09/21 BCCT

 

Let's Talk Body Image in Boys

For: Parents of pre-teen and adolescent boys.

Covers: Common concerns | Higher risk males | What's driving appearance pressures | When training, exercise or eating is problematic.

Date: Thursday, 9th Sept 2021

Time: 7pm - 8.15pm (AEST)

Format: Live, via Zoom (no recording)

Webinar registration: https://events.butterfly.org.au/portal//event/?id=EP_BCCT_Parent_Webinar2172523616&Name=09/09/21 BI in Boys

 

Register for either webinar to gain automatic access to FREE Body Kind Family resources.

More support available at Body Kind Families

Register for either webinar and gain access to Butterfly's Body Kind Families resources - videos, factsheets, family activities and audio content to help your family be body kind. Head to www.butterfly.org.au/bodykindfamilies for more information, but remember there's no need to sign-up as your webinar registration automatically qualifies you for Body Kind Families.


More useful resources for parents and carers from DET (the Department of Education and Training), together with some Wellbeing Resoources from one the College's partners in Linewize (also known as Family Zone):