Connecting with Kids

Using emotional intelligence to understand and guide children's behaviour, this workshop covers beliefs around parenting; information on brain development and children's emotional development.

For more information contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.

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Kids and Worry

During this workshop we will explore the reasons why children worry and ways parents and carers can support them.  It will include ideas as well as practical tools to assist children to manage their worries.

For more information contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.

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Boys Brains

This two hour workshop will give insight into the workings of a boy's brain and how their needs are different to girls.  It will provide practical strategies to help parents and carer's understand boy's needs and how to meet them.

For all enquiries please contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.

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Knowing your Teenager

This workshop looks at the latest research around teenage brain development, peer relationships,
and tips for building and maintaining positive relationships with your teenager.

For more information contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.

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Life Partnership Workshop

Life Partnership Workshop for Couples is for all couples in relationships. Whether couples are preparing to marry or commit to a long term relationship, this workshop gives couples education and skills to support healthy and successful relationships.

The workshops are run in Bendigo and Shepparton.  For all enquiries please contact Anne-Maree Britt on 03 5438 1300.  

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Parenting Conversations

An opportunity for parents and carers to discuss topics related to raising children.

This session, supported by a member of our Family Education Team will suit participants who would like:

  • An informal space to share their current child related issues and ideas
  • Parent directed conversation
  • A small group of up to 8 parents

For more information contact the Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.


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Stepfamilies Workshop

This four hour workshop will provide an introduction to the unique and often complex issues associated with step family relationships. It will cover children, the parenting role and couple dynamics.

For all enquiries contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.


Kids and Anger

Kids and Anger covers the reasons why children get angry, helps you to understand your own responses to your children's anger
and ways to help children express their anger appropriately.

For more information contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.


Kids and Strong Emotions

This workshop combines the key points from out Kids and Anger and Worry workshop.  Anger and Worry can be challenging emotions for children and parents alike; this workshop will.

  • Explore children's experience of these emotions, as well as presenting practical tools to assist children in managing strong emotions.

For more information contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.


Toddlers

A two hour workshop for parents and carers of toddlers that covers the developmental stages, connecting and communicating
and managing behaviour.

For more information contact Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.


FOCCUS

Couples complete a questionnaire then work through the responses with a qualified facilitator over 4 one hour sessions.  This allows the couple to talk about their strengths and discuss the challenges they may face as their relationship evolves.  Suitable for couples thinking about or preparing for marriage.

FOCCUS is available in Bendigo.

For futher details or to register for a program contact Anne-Maree Britt at CatholicCare Sandhurst  on 03 5438 1300.


RE-FOCCUS

Couples complete a questionnaire then work through the responses with a qualified facilitator over 6 one hour sessions.  This allows the couple to talk about their strengths and discuss the challenges they are facing in their relationship.  Suitable for any couple in a committed relationship, can be adapted for group workshops.  REFOCCUS is available in Bendigo.

For further information contact Anne-Maree on 03 5438 1300.


Wellbeing and Self-Care

This workshop give participants the opportunity to explore their current level of self-care.  This practical and fun session also provides effective strategies for reducing stress levels while keeping up with the demands of caring for others.

For more information contact Family Services Education Team on 03 5438 1300.


Parenting Workshops for Professionals

Family Education Services (FES) at CatholicCare Sandhurst facilitates a range of parenting workshops and programs each school term across the region.  In 2017 the FES team will be facilitating three of the current parent workshops for professionals working with children and families. 

For more information contact the Family Education Services Team on 03 5438 1300.


Regional Workshops

Family Education Services at CatholicCare Sandhurst facilitates a range of parenting workshops and programs each school term across the region.

For more information contact the Family Education Services Team on 5438 1300.