Tuning into Kids

Tuning into Kids

A 6-session parenting program for parents and carers who would like to learn how to respond to their child’s emotions. TINK teaches parents to use the process of emotion coaching to help their children understand, regulate and work through emotions. Parents will learn how to notice low intensity emotions, and validate their child’s emotions which will assist them to problem solve and develop emotional intelligence. TINK uses the process of emotion coaching to help children learn how to manage emotions and behaviours and focuses on improving communication in the parent-child relationship.

Who is it for?

This program is for parents and carers of children aged 0-12 years.

What will it be like?

Group workshops offer a safe, supportive environment where you can share your thoughts and ideas, and learn from others with similar experiences. You will experience a positive, practical approach that builds on strengths within yourself and in your relationship with your child.

Key outcomes

  • Gain confidence in parenting
  • Learn effective ways to respond to your child’s emotions
  • Understand the origins of your parenting style
  • Learn how brain development impacts your child’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour
  • Get tips on how to be more mindful in your parenting approach.

Topics covered include:

  • How to use emotion coaching to help children regulate and work through big emotions
  • Helping children develop emotional intelligence and social skills
  • Help children to manage their behaviours and respond in socially appropriate ways
  • How to validate and empathise with your child
  • How our own emotions impact how we parent
  • Improving the parent-child relationship

Booking this program

You can book this program by either calling us on 1300 364 277 or emailing us at REPCentralEnquiries@ransw.org.au


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

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Northern Beaches Centre

Tuning into Kids
Relationships Australia NSW — Northern Beaches Centre
Level 1, 651 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why

No upcoming course dates are scheduled for this location currently. Please contact us to register your interest in future courses.

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