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Jun
11
Mon
My Kids and Me – Parenting Course @ Holy Family Parish Centre
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – Jul 23 @ 12:30 pm
My Kids and Me - Parenting Course @ Holy Family Parish Centre | Emerton | New South Wales | Australia

My Kids and Me – Parenting Course

Strengthening relationships with kids in care

My Kids and Me is a 7 week course specifically designed for parents whose children are in Out of Home or Kinship Care.

It is led by two trained and experienced facilitators.

The course covers the following topics:

  • How did we get here
  • What it’s like for you
  • Looking after yourself
  • Talking and listening
  • The legal system
  • What it’s like for your kids
  • Where to from here

 

Duration: 7 weeks on Mondays

Date: 30 Apr – 11 Jun 2018

Times: 10am – 12.30pm

Venue: Holy Family Parish Centre, Emerton (cnr of Emert Pde & Weber St)

Cost: $10 (for snacks/activities/workbook)

Contact: (02) 8843 2530 to RSVP. Bookings are essential.

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Jun
20
Wed
Circle of Security Parenting Group @ CatholicCare Penrith - Project Elizabeth
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – Jul 25 @ 12:30 pm

Circle of Security Parenting Group

The Circle of Security is a relationship-based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

Research has confirmed that secure children show increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

This program will help parents raise their children with love, warmth, and emotional intelligence by showing parents how they can connect with their child or children in ways that break old and sometimes destructive patterns of parenting.

This program is a must for all parents!

Duration: 6 weeks on Wednesdays

Dates: 23 May – 27 Jun 2018

Time: 10am – 12.30pm

Venue: Catholic Care Penrith Family Support – 326 High St Penrith.

(Behind St Nicholas of Myra Church, Parking available via Higgins St)

Cost: Gold coin donation

Contact: (02) 8843 2580 to RSVP. Bookings are essential. 

Please note: Must attend the 1st session, or unable to attend the group.

Download the flyer

 

Jun
27
Wed
Circle of Security Parenting Group @ CatholicCare Penrith - Project Elizabeth
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – Aug 1 @ 12:30 pm

Circle of Security Parenting Group

The Circle of Security is a relationship-based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

Research has confirmed that secure children show increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

This program will help parents raise their children with love, warmth, and emotional intelligence by showing parents how they can connect with their child or children in ways that break old and sometimes destructive patterns of parenting.

This program is a must for all parents!

Duration: 6 weeks on Wednesdays

Dates: 23 May – 27 Jun 2018

Time: 10am – 12.30pm

Venue: Catholic Care Penrith Family Support – 326 High St Penrith.

(Behind St Nicholas of Myra Church, Parking available via Higgins St)

Cost: Gold coin donation

Contact: (02) 8843 2580 to RSVP. Bookings are essential. 

Please note: Must attend the 1st session, or unable to attend the group.

Download the flyer

 

Jul
23
Mon
Warruwi Wellbeing & Addictions Group @ Aboriginal Catholic Services - Emerton
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Warruwi Wellbeing & Addictions Group @ Aboriginal Catholic Services - Emerton | Emerton | New South Wales | Australia

Warruwi Wellbeing & Addictions Group

This is an open group for both men and women.

  • Share information and stories about how addictions can impact our lives, particularly problem gambling
  • Make something – art, woodwork, or scarves (everything is supplied)
  • Learn how to relax and support each other
  • Discover new ways to manage your addictions

 

When: Every Monday

Times: 10.30am (meditation) / 11am – 1pm

Venue: ACS Emerton (cnr of 254 Luxford Rd & Emert Pde)

Cost: Free – Lunch & materials supplied

Contact: (02) 9628 0084

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1-2-3 Magic & Emotion Coaching Group @ CatholicCare Penrith - Family Support
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm

1-2-3 Magic® & Emotion Coaching Course

Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 years.

A behaviour management program for children 2-12 years that can be used by both parents and teachers.

It is a program that can be put into place quickly and its simplicity means that it is easy for children to understand.

It is a program that eliminates arguing, yelling and smacking.

 

Duration: 3 weeks on Mondays

Dates: 23rd July – 6th August 2018

Times: 6pm – 8pm

Venue: Catholic Care Penrith Family Support – 326 High St Penrith.

(Behind St Nicholas of Myra Church, Parking available via Higgins St)

Cost: $15 (to cover course materials, concessions available)

Childcare: Limited childcare, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Contact: (02) 8843 2530 to RSVP

Download the flyer

Jul
25
Wed
Circle of Security Parenting Group @ CatholicCare Penrith - Family Support
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm

Circle of Security Parenting Group

The Circle of Security is a relationship-based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

Research has confirmed that secure children show increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

This program will help parents raise their children with love, warmth, and emotional intelligence by showing parents how they can connect with their child or children in ways that break old and sometimes destructive patterns of parenting.

This program is a must for all parents!

Duration: 6 weeks on Wednesdays

Dates: 25 July – 29 August 2018

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Venue: Catholic Care Penrith Family Support – 326 High St Penrith.

(Behind St Nicholas of Myra Church, Parking available via Higgins St)

Cost: Gold coin donation

Contact: (02) 8843 2580 to RSVP. Bookings are essential. 

Please note: Must attend the 1st session, or unable to attend the group.

Download the flyer

 

Jul
26
Thu
Keeping Children Safe – Parenting Course @ CatholicCare Penrith - Family Support
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – Aug 23 @ 12:30 pm

Keeping Children Safe – Parenting Course

  • Feel more confident about your parenting
  • Understand what child abuse and neglect means
  • Find out what you can teach your children to keep them safe!
  • Gain confidence in talking to your children about safety issues
  • Know more about what Community Services do if they are notified about a child

 

Duration: 5 weeks on Thursdays

Date: 26 July – 23 August 2018

Time: 10am – 12.30pm

Venue: Catholic Care Penrith Family Support – 326 High St Penrith.

(Behind St Nicholas of Myra Church, Parking available via Higgins St)

Cost: Gold coin donation

Childcare: No child minding available

Contact: (02) 8843 2580 to RSVP. Bookings are essential.

Please note: Must attend the 1st session, or unable to attend the group

Download the flyer

 

Jul
30
Mon
Warruwi Wellbeing & Addictions Group @ Aboriginal Catholic Services - Emerton
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Warruwi Wellbeing & Addictions Group @ Aboriginal Catholic Services - Emerton | Emerton | New South Wales | Australia

Warruwi Wellbeing & Addictions Group

This is an open group for both men and women.

  • Share information and stories about how addictions can impact our lives, particularly problem gambling
  • Make something – art, woodwork, or scarves (everything is supplied)
  • Learn how to relax and support each other
  • Discover new ways to manage your addictions

 

When: Every Monday

Times: 10.30am (meditation) / 11am – 1pm

Venue: ACS Emerton (cnr of 254 Luxford Rd & Emert Pde)

Cost: Free – Lunch & materials supplied

Contact: (02) 9628 0084

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER

1-2-3 Magic & Emotion Coaching Group @ CatholicCare Penrith - Family Support
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm

1-2-3 Magic® & Emotion Coaching Course

Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 years.

A behaviour management program for children 2-12 years that can be used by both parents and teachers.

It is a program that can be put into place quickly and its simplicity means that it is easy for children to understand.

It is a program that eliminates arguing, yelling and smacking.

 

Duration: 3 weeks on Mondays

Dates: 23rd July – 6th August 2018

Times: 6pm – 8pm

Venue: Catholic Care Penrith Family Support – 326 High St Penrith.

(Behind St Nicholas of Myra Church, Parking available via Higgins St)

Cost: $15 (to cover course materials, concessions available)

Childcare: Limited childcare, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Contact: (02) 8843 2530 to RSVP

Download the flyer

Aug
1
Wed
Circle of Security Parenting Group @ CatholicCare Penrith - Family Support
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm

Circle of Security Parenting Group

The Circle of Security is a relationship-based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

Research has confirmed that secure children show increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

This program will help parents raise their children with love, warmth, and emotional intelligence by showing parents how they can connect with their child or children in ways that break old and sometimes destructive patterns of parenting.

This program is a must for all parents!

Duration: 6 weeks on Wednesdays

Dates: 25 July – 29 August 2018

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Venue: Catholic Care Penrith Family Support – 326 High St Penrith.

(Behind St Nicholas of Myra Church, Parking available via Higgins St)

Cost: Gold coin donation

Contact: (02) 8843 2580 to RSVP. Bookings are essential. 

Please note: Must attend the 1st session, or unable to attend the group.

Download the flyer