Overview

Who It's For

The program is for parents and carers looking to enhance their parenting skills. Carers are encouraged to attend together, or individually if separated.

How We Help

Our facilitators support carers with children of any age. We’ll show how respectful interactions can reduce conflict, so families enjoy richer relationships.

What to Expect

Participants consider a range of scenarios they might face with their children. Exercises and discussions support better communication and increased empathy and offer tools to put learning into practice at home.

Program

Six sessions, over six weeks
Two hours per session

Price

Fees are determined based on your income at a level affordable to you. No one is turned away because of an inability to pay.

Delivery Options

This group workshop is available face-to-face or online if it's suitable in your circumstances.

What you’ll learn.

During this workshop, we’ll support you to:

01
Explore your own values, goals, and unique parenting style
02
Learn about the stages of brain development, and how to support through each of them
03
Understand the emotions behind your child’s behaviour
04
Develop strategies for helping your children solve problems for themselves
05
Learn mindfulness and self-care exercises to help you look after your own needs while parenting
06
Have more calm, attentive, enjoyable and fun interactions with your children and family
Australian Childhood Foundation logo

Awards + Recognition

Bringing up Great Kids was developed by the Australian Childhood Foundation in 2005. The program has helped tens of thousands of parents and has won two national awards in Child Protection and Multicultural Engagement.

Fees
Close Expand Collapse
Choose an Upcoming Program
Close Expand Collapse
Enquire now
Close Expand Collapse

FAQs

Our group workshops are perfect for those looking to build their relationship skills in a safe, supportive and collaborative group environment, led by our expert facilitators. We cover a huge range of topics, from parenting techniques to developing mental wellbeing practices – and offer groups throughout the year, both online and face-to-face.
If you’re unable to attend a session, please contact our client services team by calling 1300 364 277 or emailing us, and we will let your Group Leaders know. Please note – for those who’ve been court-ordered to attend one of our group programs (such as our Men’s Behaviour Change program), participants must attend at least 80% of the workshop’s scheduled sessions in order to receive a statement of attendance.
F
A
Q
S

Related Services & Workshops

Connected Kids + Families

Group Workshops.Families.Parenting

Connected Kids + Families

Sometimes, family time can feel like a never-ending battle. Learn how to build strong, healthy family relationships in Connected Kids + Families – a fun and interactive six-session program designed for families with young kids.

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

Group Workshops.Families.Parenting

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

This evidence-based program offers practical tips for parents and carers of primary school aged-children to help build their children’s confidence. Learn tools to reduce conflict and raise happy, emotionally resilient children. Also delivered in Chinese.

Parenting Within Culture

Group Workshops.Families.Parenting.Multicultural

Parenting Within Culture

There are unique challenges for every family when raising kids. Discover strategies for managing and exploring your child’s emotional needs in this two-session program for cross-cultural parents.

Supporting Your Relationship Wellbeing

Discover the Latest From our Knowledge Hub

7 Parenting Tips That You and Your Partner Should Agree On

Article.Families.Parenting

7 Parenting Tips That You and Your Partner Should Agree On

Many couples experience conflict related to child rearing, as each parent brings their values and experiences to the table. It ...

Emotion Coaching: Helping Parents Bring Out the Best in Their Kids

Article.Families.Parenting

Emotion Coaching: Helping Parents Bring Out the Best in Their Kids

In the last few decades, researchers have increasingly come to understand the importance of understanding our emotions and handling them ...

How to Encourage and Build Resilient Kids

Article.Families.Parenting

How to Encourage and Build Resilient Kids

Challenges and disappointments are a part of life. While it’s crucial to protect our kids’ safety, it’s just as important ...

Join Our Newsletter
Skip to content