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early matters: Tuning in to Teens™ (Delahey)

early matters: Tuning in to Teens™ (Delahey)

A free, 6-week program to help parents/carers in
Delahey and Kings Park to support your teen to develop emotional intelligence and conflict management skills.


Backed by evidence-based research, over 6 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 who live in Delahey and Kings Park.

The early matters program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

Upcoming group dates

6 x weekly group sessions, from 6:30 - 8:30pm on Thursdays in 2023:

  • 16 February
  • 23 February
  • 2 March
  • No session on 9 March
  • 16 March
  • 23 March
  • 30 March.

Contact us

To express your interest in upcoming groups or to find out more, contact our early matters Sunshine team:
Phone: (03) 8311 9222
Email: [email protected]


Starts on Thursday 16 February 2023 at 6:30pm. See 'Upcoming group dates'

Free of charge. Bookings are essential as places are limited.

Express your interest

Please note: We are funded to provide this program to families in Delahey and Kings Park. If you live outside of these areas, please view the other courses available on our website.

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