123 Magic & Emotion Coaching

123 Magic is a simple yet effective behaviour management program for parents and carers of children between 4 and 12 years of age.

It gives parents a simple and structured approach to:
Encouraging good behaviour (listening, going to bed, homework)
Strengthening their relationship with their child (praise, active listening, and shared fun).
Emotion Coaching teaches children to identify their emotions and become better at managing them and this enables them to take more responsibility for their own behaviour
Managing unwanted behaviour (arguing, whining, fighting, tantrums)

Dates: 6th, 13th and 20th May

Time :5:45pm -7:30pm
Address: CityHive - 184 Marine Tce, Geraldton (Behind Fleur Cafe)

Please note this is a 3 part parent course

(Payment plans are available on request - full payment must be received prior to commencement of the course) email angie@kidshubtc.com.au if you would like to have this option.

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Engaging Adolescents -2019

Angie and Kate from Kids Hub are trained facilitator’s of Engaging Adolescents.

The course covers parenting skills for resolving teenage communication and behaviour problems - This is a 3 part course and requires attendance at all sessions, please consider this when reserving your place.

The course will run for 3 Thursday, starting the 7th March (then 14th & 21st), from 5:45pm - 7:45pm, and includes nibbles lots of laughter and a take home work book with your notes in it.

The cost of this course is FULLY FUNDED by Parenting Connection WA (normally $120 per family), and the venue kindly provided by headspace Geraldton.

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Developing Emotional Intelligence in Children

Have you heard of the term "Emotional Intelligence"?
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) refers to the ability to identify and manage one's own emotions, as well as identify the emotions of others.

The benefits of developing EQ can help children today and later in life, by giving kids the skills they need to manage their feelings, solve problems, and function well, later translating into a successful adulthood. EQ has also been shown to help children manage their impulse control and self-regulation.
(See "Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ – Daniel Goleman")

This session explores what Emotional Intelligence is, and why its so important for our children in our world today, and ways to encourage and teach Emotional Intelligence to children. As well as learning about our own Emotional Intelligence!

Cost - $35, which includes light refreshments and resources.

This session runs from 6-8pm, on the 25th February, 2019, at City Hive Geraldton (184 Marine Tce)

Kate Foster, the facilitator, has a Bachelor of Social Science (Children & Family Studies/Psychology), and is passionate about supporting children and families. She has worked as a Family Counsellor for the last 6 years, and has over 20 years experience working in early childhood organisations. 
Kate is also an trained 1,2,3 Magic & Emotion Coaching facilitator.
This session can be also be used for Professional Development, Certificate of Attendance can be provided, please advise if required.

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5 week on-line Mindful Parenting Course

In this 5 week on-line Parent course you will –

·        Learn about what Mindfulness is, and what it isn’t

·        Learn simple Mindfulness practices that can be incorporated into our busy lives, especially as a parent.

·        Learn how to use Mindfulness to create more calm in your house, and become a calmer less reactive parent. (i.e not Flip your Lid… as much 😉)

·        Learn how to prioritise self-care, and simple ways to do this (p.s its not about booking a facial, unless that is your ‘thing’)

·        Lessen the unkind thoughts and thinking about ourselves, and embrace ‘good enough’ parenting.

·        Have fun and a few laughs about this thing we call ‘parenting’! 😊



What you’ll need to do the course -

·        a computer or access to one, or a tablet (I-pad)

·        internet connection

·        time to set aside each week to go through the course content practices (approximately half hour for content, and other practices are generally daily, and short e.g 5 minutes).

You will receive an initial phone call, or Skype from Kate Foster the facilitator, who will discuss how you can gain the most from the content.


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Understanding & supporting children experiencing Anxiety

This workshop will explore - 
- the types of anxiety, and when to seek help
- contributors, and ways to reduce them
- indicators. Some anxiety is part of normal childhood development, however we explore signs to look out for.
- whats happening in the brain, patterns of behaviour and the anxiety cycle (and how to interrupt and change the cycle)
- what doesn't work, we will look at how the importance of being aware of the language used, labelling and validation of feelings
- PRACTICAL strategies to support the child. These strategies are research and evidence based, with resources provided
- ways for the whole family to be supported. Anxiety can be exhausting for everyone! We will cover ways for parents/caregivers/educators to reduce their stress and remain calm.

Kate Foster, the facilitator, has a Bachelor of Social Science (Children & Family Studies/Psychology), and is passionate about supporting children and families with anxiety. She has worked as a Family Counsellor for the last 6 years, and has over 20 years experience working in early childhood organisations; supporting children and families.
 This session will be held at City Hive, 184 Marine Tce, on the 2nd of April, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm.


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Understanding and supporting children who have experienced Trauma

This in-depth session will explore:

- types of trauma and the impacts
- effects of trauma on child development and brain development
- understanding behaviours and triggers
- key behaviour support strategies
- importance of self-care

This session will assist you to create a trauma-informed approach.

Kate Foster (Bach. of Social Science) brings together her knowledge and experience as a Family Counsellor and an Early Childhood Educator to present about the impact of trauma on children, and ways to understand and support them.

Kate has attended training provided by Complex Trauma Training WA, and Trauma training provided by Department of Communities, Child Protection and Family Support.

Kate has also worked as a Family Counsellor in a counselling service funded by Department of Communities, Child Protection and Family Support, supporting family and children clients.
This session will be held on the 18th of March, 6-8pm, at City Hive (184 Marine Tce, Geraldton.

Certificates of attendance provided.

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