Are you a School, Pre-school, Childcare Centre, a Church or a Business that employs parents? Below is a complete list of Classes and Workshops offered by The Positive Parenting Network of Australia.
If you are at all interested in talking to us about the possibility of doing one or more of these courses at your organisation please contact us. Be sure to quote the name/s of the courses you’re inquiring about.
A simple and effective parent education class in 3 sesions written by PPN’s certified instructors for Aussie parents.
3 x 2 and a half-hour sessions can be held over a Saturday or 3 nights with a week apart. A group of people in a regional area could help to organise a class and have an instructor travel out to present it.
For more information on HK see Classes Page.
BALANCING WORK AND FAMILY
Learn how to nurture yourself and your family so that your family supports your work. Find the balance.
BULLYING & TEMPERAMENT – new workshops
Details coming soon.
BALANCING LOVE AND DISCIPLINE
Introduces the concept of firm and kind, unconditional love and the value of more action and less talk.
CONSEQUENCES THAT WORK
Introduces the concepts of natural and logical consequences and how parents and teachers can effectively use them.
CREATING CO-OPERATIVE FAMILIES
Teaches how to create a cooperative family atmosphere and what to do when there is a lack of cooperation.
EFFECTIVE PARENT-CHILD COMMUNICATION
Introduces the concepts of listening, Genuine Encounter Moments, handling feelings and conflict resolution
ENHANCING CHILDREN’S SELF-ESTEEM
Demonstrates 10 methods of discipline while instilling high self-esteem.
GETTING IN STEP WITH STEP-PARENTING
Learn how to work cooperatively with your ex and peacefully blend step-families.
HANDLING AGGRESSIVE CHILDREN (BIRTH – 6)
Explore developmental and learned aspects of aggression and 15 actions you can take to correct this behaviour.
HANDLING SIBLING RIVALRY
There is a difference between sibling rivalry and sibling conflict. Learn how to identify and correct each behaviour.
HOW TO TURN A TERRIBLE TWO INTO A TERRIFIC TWO
Learn to use developmental information and the mistaken goals of power and attention to make this difficult time wonderful.
“IF YOU DON’T STOP CRYING…”
How to Handle Children’s Feelings. Learn the effects of feeling stoppers and feeling encouragers and how to work with children‚s feelings in each developmental stage.
“NO I WON’T! AND YOU CAN’T MAKE ME”
Effectively Handling Power Struggles. Learn how to recognise and disengage from a power struggle and what you can do to lessen them in the future.
“THAT’S IT…YOU’RE GROUNDED”
How to effectively communicate with your teen, set clear boundaries, and understand what happened to your child!
PARENTING AS A TEAM
Discover the underlying causes of couple’s disagreements on parenting and learn how to create peaceful resolutions.
RAISING A CHILD WITH GOD
Learn how using the Redirecting principles can assist you in the spiritual and religious development of your children.
TAKE THE HASSLES OUT OF HOMEWORK
Lessen the power-struggle, teach responsibility and goal-setting and learn ways to encourage and self-motivate children.
TAME THOSE TANTRUMS
Learn the concept of how less power means more. Learn how to diagnose those tantrums and prevent them.
TALKING POSITIVELY TO YOUR CHILDREN
Communication techniques that build self-esteem, promote cooperation and create closeness.
THE CHALLENGE OF DISCIPLINING YOUR CHILDREN
Tools for lessening misbehaviour and positive discipline strategies that teach mutual respect.
TEACHING CHILDREN SELF-CONTROL
Within developmental guidelines, learn how it is the parents/teachers job to assist the child in learning how to control and appropriately express their feelings and desires.
TELL THEM WHAT YOU WANT THEM TO DO, NOT WHAT TO DON’T
Learn how a small shift in speech can create more cooperative, responsible children
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR KIDS DRIVE YOU CRAZY
Learn some alternatives to nagging, yelling and threatening and how to model self-control.
ASKING FOR WHAT YOU WANT
Learn how to understand and overcome this difficulty and how to successfully negotiate.
Enhance skills to create closeness, learn how to hear and be heard and have fun!
KEEP YOURSELF ENCOURAGED (AND SPREADING IT AROUND)
Learn how to encourage yourself and those around you to achieve more in every area of life.
Learn the power of conflict resolution and negotiating to a win-win.
Learn underlying concepts of teamwork and how to make it happen at home and work.