Strong Hearts Strong Minds 2018

The Strong Hearts Strong Minds Workshop and Seminar Series is an initiative of the St George Christian School, designed to address the range of issues that parents and extended family may face in raising children.

 

These interactive information workshops and seminars provide sound advice and specific strategies to improve the well being of both the child and the family unit.

They are open to parents and friends of SGCS.

 

We are pleased to present the following workshops:

 

Emotional Wellbeing: Helping Children Manage Their Emotions

This workshop aims to assist parents and educators in understanding how anger works and how conflict can be resolved. In this interactive, informative session, strategies will be outlined to help children manage their emotions. 

Date: Term 1 Week 5 Friday 2 March 2018 9.45am -12.15pm

Location: Library Bay Room, Hurstville Campus, entrance via Woids Avenue

[Closed] 

 

 

No Worries: Helping Children Overcome their Fears

Fear can either keep us safe or hold us back from doing good things. In this interactive, informative session, you will learn how to help children recognise the difference and develop strategies to help them manage their fears. 

Date: Term 1 Week 10 Friday 6 April 2018, 9.45am -12.15pm

Location: Library Bay Room, Hurstville Campus, entrance via Woids Avenue

[Closed] 

 

How You Say It: Talking Positively to Children

Words have the power to build up or tear down. This workshop offers sound advice in how you can use your words for good, and offers strategies for how to speak life in stressful moments.  

Date: Term 2 Week 4 Friday 25 May 2018, 9.45am - 12.15pm 

Location: Infants Library, SGCS Sans Souci Campus

[Closed] 

 

 

Spare the Rod: Effective Discipline

This interactive workshop gives parents tools and techniques to effectively and respectfully discipline their children. Successful discipline does not focus on training children to behave in ways that avoid punishment but rather teaches wisdom for life. This is discipline with the end in mind. This workshop is suitable for parents of K-6 children.

Date: Term 2 Week 7 Friday 15 June 2018, 9.45am-12.15pm

Location: Library Bay Room, Hurstville Campus, entrance via Woids Avenue

[Closed]

 

Loving the Rollercoaster: Parenting Teens

The move from parenting a child to parenting a teenager can cause concern for the most capable parent. This workshop assists parents in developing strategies for communicating and setting boundaries with your teen. Be equipped to not only survive the adolescent years but to enjoy the ride. 

Date: Term 3 Week 5, Monday 20 August 2018, 6.30pm-8.30pm   

Location: SGCS Hall, Hurstville Campus, entrance via Woids Avenue

[Closed]

 

Sleep Connection: Parent Workshop

Presented by Lisa Maltman - Sleep Connection

Improving the sleep health of your child is one of the key factors to improving your child's overall health, resilience and performance. This workshop aims to create awareness of the problems associated with sleep deprivation and empower parents with knowledge and practical strategies and tools to help their children sleep well.  

Date: Term 3 Week 6, Wednesday 29 August 2018, 7.00pm-8.30pm  

Location: SGCS Hall, Hurstville Campus, entrance via Woids Avenue

[Closed]

 

 

Survive & Thrive: Building Resilience in your Children 

This workshop aims to assist parents and educators develop effective strategies to help children cope with the stresses of modern life in a positive way.   

Date: Term 3 Week 8, Friday 14 September 2018, 9.45am -12.15pm

Location: Library Bay Room, Hurstville Campus, entrance via Woids Avenue

[Closed]

 

 

Cost: $20 per workshop or seminar

Bookings essential: 95472311