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Tuning in to Teens™ Parenting program

Parenting program available for parents of 10-18 year olds!

This program is a six week evidence based program for parents of 10-18 year olds run for 2 hours per week. It was developed by Mindful Centre at Melbourne University.

The program will teach you how to manage your own and your adolescent’s emotions in ways that help you to remain close and keep communicating. By learning these skills, you are less likely to have as much conflict within your family and your teen is more likely to talk to you about the challenging issues they face. These are factors that have been found to reduce the risk of mental health and substance abuse problems.

What is Tuning In To Kids?

Tuning in to Kids is a 6-session group parenting program that helps children learn to understand and regulate their emotions. It teaches parents awareness and regulation of their own emotions, awareness of their children's emotions, to use children's emotional experiences as an opportunity for closeness and teaching, skills in assisting children to verbally label and manage their emotions, skills in assisting children in problem solving and to guide children's behaviour with appropriate limits.

The ideas and techniques taught in the program are useful for parent of children of all ages, but are particularly relevent for parents of preschoolers.

Mental Health First Aid & Youth Mental Helath First Aid

Mental Health First Aid gives participants the skills required to identify common mental illness and the confidence to intervene when someone is experiencing a Mental Health crisis. MHFA also reduces stigmas generally associated with mental illness. 

Project ICE Mildura - Get the Facts

Project Ice Mildura aims to counter the influence of ice in our community due to the increase in its use locally over the past two years.  It is now the second most common illicit drug in Mildura after cannabis and is considered one of the most addictive of illicit drugs.

The project is an initiative of the Northern Mallee Community Partnership, it aims to increase awareness about the drug through a community education and awareness program.

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Participants learn to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and respond in ways that help increase their immediate safety and link them to further help.

ASIST aims to enhance a caregiver's abilities to help a person at risk to avoid suicide.

Please click here to view the course outline.


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