Strong Hearts Strong Minds 2017

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 workshop:

 

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 4 Friday 24 February 2017 9.45am -11.45am

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

[closed]

 

 

A Healthy Digital Diet 

Dr Justin Coulson, a leading expert in parenting and gaming technology, presents an engaging, informative seminar on the impact of the digital world on our children. The seminar will help parents gain an understanding of why screens, games and social media can be so compelling and offer strategies for establishing a healthy balanced screen diet. 

Date: Term 1 Week 9, Wednesday 29 March 2017, 7.00pm-9.00pm

Location: SGCS Hall, Hurstville Campus, entrance via Woids Avenue [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 4 Friday 19 May 2017, 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 2 Week 6 Friday 2 June 2017 9.45am -12.15pm

Location: Library Bay Room, 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 3 Friday 11 August 2017 9.45am - 12.15pm

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

[closed]

 

 

Sticks and Stones: How to Bully-Proof Children

This workshop aims to equip parents with the skills required to help their child become bully-proof. During this interactive, informative session, Melissa will provide an overview of the nature of bullying and specific strategies to prevent and manage bullying.

Date: Term 3 Week 7 Friday 8 September 2017 9.45am - 12.15pm

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

[closed]

 

 

Cost: $20 per workshop or seminar

Bookings essential: 95472311