Workshops and Seminars

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.


Cost: $20 per workshop or seminar, bookings essential: (02) 9547 2311

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.

This workshop will be presented by Melissa Honor, a relationship educator specialising in parenting issues, couples communication and conflict resolution. She also works at St George Christian School as a life skills educator.

Date: Friday 21 May 2021

9.45am – 12noon

Location: SGCS Library Bay Room

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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.

This workshop will be presented by Melissa Honor, a relationship educator specialising in parenting issues, couples communication and conflict resolution. She also works at St George Christian School as a life skills educator

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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: 2020 dates to be advised

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 aims to assist 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: 2020 dates to be advised

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.

This workshop will be presented by Melissa Honor, a relationship educator  specialising in parenting issues, couples communication and conflict resolution. She also works at St George Christian School as a life skills educator

Date: TBA

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Sticks and Stones: How to Bully-Proof Your Child

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.

This workshop will be presented by Melissa Honor, a relationship educator, specialising in parenting issues, couples communication and conflict resolution. She also works at St George Christian School as a life skills educator.

Date: 2021 dates to be advised