PARENTING EDUCATION

Lifewise runs six-week parenting courses regularly throughout the year.

These are open to any parent looking for practical tips and parenting inspiration.

 

To book, or register your interest, please complete our booking form and Jess from our family support team will be in touch with you.

All Toolbox Parenting Courses are conducted at Lifewise Family Services, 3131 Great North Rd, New Lynn

There is a cost to cover course material: From gold coin donation $2 per session to $75 per individual or $110 per couple.

There is a subsidy available for financial hardship. All courses are FREE to foster parents and caregivers.

 

All our Term 3 courses for this year are now full! Please feel free to contact us if you would like to put your name on a waitlist. We can usually confirm if we have a space available for you in the week before the courses are due to start.

We will also run these courses every term, and you are welcome to register now for Term 4 2019. Please see below for information about these courses

The Toolbox Parenting Courses offered in Term Three 2019 are:

Baby and Toddler Years
(0 to 5)

(Monday evenings)

Topics:

Love is the foundation

Parents

Stronger, deeper, closer

Heart-led parenting

Discipline without shouting, force, or fluster

Putting it all together

Dates:
Six Monday evenings
Times:
7:00 pm to 9.15 pm

All our Term 3 courses for this year are now full! Please feel free to contact us if you would like to put your name on a waitlist. We can usually confirm if we have a space available for you in the week before the courses are due to start.

Building Awesome Whanau (0-12)

(Tuesday evenings)

Topics: 

Building your family on aroha

Parents are the roof: Protecting your whanau; parenting styles

The walls of the whare: Boundaries to keep the good stuff in and the bad stuff out

Keep it sweet: Atmosphere is everything

Cool korero: Communication

Outside the whare: Living in the big world

Dates:
Six Tuesday evenings
Times:
7:00 pm to 9:15 pm

All our Term 3 courses for this year are now full! Please feel free to contact us if you would like to put your name on a waitlist. We can usually confirm if we have a space available for you in the week before the courses are due to start.

Tweens & Teens
(12+)

(Wednesday evenings)

Topics:

What makes a teenager tick

Creating a positive atmosphere

Teenagers and chores

Limits and boundaries

Keeping them connected to family

Communication with your teenager

Age-appropriate consequences

What about sex and dating?

Keeping your teenager safe

From discipline to self-discipline

Dates:
Six Wednesday evenings
Times:
7:00 pm to 9:15 pm

All our Term 3 courses for this year are now full! Please feel free to contact us if you would like to put your name on a waitlist. We can usually confirm if we have a space available for you in the week before the courses are due to start.

Toolbox Parenting Courses are conducted at:

Lifewise Family Services
3131 Great North Rd, New Lynn

Contact: Jess Hale 09-818-6834 / JessH@lifewise.org.nz

Parenting Through Separation

How to help your kids when you separate

 

Separating from your partner or spouse is usually stressful, but the effects of this can be minimised for your children.

This free, four hour course provides a wealth of information and well-proven ideas that will benefit you and your children.

There is no charge to attend – the course is funded by the Ministry of Justice, through the Family Courts – please call 09-818-6834 (weekdays 8:30am to 5:00pm) to book a spot.

All Parenting Through Separation Courses are conducted at Lifewise Family Services, 3131 Great North Rd, New Lynn. We run the occasional course at Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai in Helensville. Please contact Jess 09 818 0205 if you are keen to register your interest for a Helensville course and we will let you know when we have a course confirmed.

To book, or register your interest, please complete our booking form and Jess from our family support team will be in touch with you.

July 2019

Wed 10 July – 9.30am to 1.30pm

Thur 18 July – 6pm to 10pm

Sat 27 July – 10am to 2pm

August 2019

Thur 1 Aug – 6pm to 10pm

Sat 10 Aug – 10am to 2pm

Thur 15 Aug – 6pm to 10pm

Sat 24 Aug – 10am to 2pm

Thur 29 Aug – 6pm to 10pm

SEPTEMBER 2019

Sat 7 Sept – 10am – 2pm

Wed 11 Sept – 6pm – 10pm

Sat 21 Sept – 10am – 2pm

If you need help please contact Lifewise

This can be done confidentially by phone or email.

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