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Child & family specialists

We equip you with the skills to work with and teach parents to effectively manage common behavioural issues in children and youth.

In your daily work, we know you play a vital role in helping parents that are at their wits’ end to develop important new skills to deal with their kids’ difficult behaviour. Your support makes a real difference in the lives of parents and families.

That’s why Parentshop is pleased to offer you quick and affordable supportive training courses that help you to meet PD requirements.

Parentshop trained practitioners are equipped with the skills to understand and teach:

  • How parents can reduce stress in challenging situations
  • How parents can manage conflict and behavioural issues
  • What happens when children and young people get upset
  • What parents can do to help them manage their emotions
  • How to manage and reduce anxiety and build resilience in children
  • How GPs and Paediatritians can look at parent-led startegies to manage anxiety
  • How to help young people engage their ‘mental brakes’ and develop self-control and maturity.

The method-based learning is simple, practical, effective and easy to work with parents and families immediately in either becoming certified to train to parents or your daily work with children and families.

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Surviving lockdown - helping your child talk about anxiety and returning to school

By Michael HawtonSeptember 30, 2021

Lockdowns in Melbourne, Sydney and some regional areas are coming to an end - representing a return to school for many thousands of children. Returning to school following a larger than normal break can be an additional stress for children. You can help your child make that adjustment by being a good listening ear and by helping them to get things in proportion.

Parenting

Smartphone

Five tips for parents to consider when purchasing a child’s first smartphone.

By Michael HawtonSeptember 14, 2021

The thing is that by giving a child a smartphone, we might be giving them something that is not in their best interests. The reality is that while a smartphones give children access to fun, photos and being connected, it also gives them access to the darker side of human behaviour on a World Wide Web.

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resilience

fears

Taming fears – a parent’s guide to helping kids overcome anxious feelings.

By Michael HawtonJuly 9, 2021

Watching a child react to a specific and persistent fear can be distressing for parents.  We want to help our kids get the most out of life and live confidently and without fear.  As parents, we can learn ways to help our children overcome their fears and manage their anxiety.

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