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early matters: Tuning in to Teens - Online (Ballarat/Sunshine)

early matters: Tuning in to Teens - Online (Ballarat/Sunshine)

Backed by evidence-based research, over six weeks you’ll develop key skills to:

  • communicate with your teen
  • recognise and respond to your teen’s emotions
  • help your teen learn to manage their emotions
  • teach your teen how to deal with conflict

Teenage children of parents who learn and regularly practice these skills are more likely to:

  • be more aware, assertive and strong in situations of peer pressure
  • have fewer mental health or substance abuse difficulties
  • be more likely to turn to their parents for help when they are facing challenging issues
  • have greater career success - emotional intelligence may be a better predictor of academic and career success than IQ!

Who can attend?

Parents and caregivers of tweens and teens aged between 10 and 16, in Sunshine and Ballarat.

Upcoming dates/times

Term 4, 2021: 5:30-7:30pm AEDT on 13 October, 20 October, 27 October, 3 November, 10 November, 17 November.

Individual follow up phone calls will also be available to all participants.

Other information

We are funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services to provide early matters programs specifically in Sunshine (Delahey and Kings Park) and Ballarat (Wendouree, Miners Rest and Ballarat South).

Contact us

early matters Sunshine
Phone: (03) 9313 0444


Starts on Wednesday 13 October at 5:30pm AEDT

Free of charge
Online (Zoom)

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Please note: We are funded to provide this program specifically to families in Sunshine (Delahey and Kings Park) and Ballarat (Wendouree, Miners Rest and Ballarat South). If you live outside of these areas, please view the other courses available on our website.

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