A Life-Skills and Parenting Program for people living and working with Adolescents & Pre-Adolescent Children
Starting on Wednesday 29th May 2013 a life skills and parenting program – K.N.I.T. - will be run at Loganlea state high school as a joint initiative with Logan East Community Neighbourhood Association (LECNA). Priority for allocation of places will be given to those associated with either Loganlea state high school or its feeder primary schools.
When: Every Wednesday 12.30pm-2:30pm for 10 weeks, starting 29th May 2013
Where: Loganlea state high school, Neridah Street, Loganlea – Room E2TH
while attending the 10 weeks is preferable, the course is designed so that you can start at any time, even when the course has been running some time. All the sessions build together to provide information about the issues we all run into in our lives. Topics covered include:developing identity, managing emotions, managing anger, expressing love, communication, managing conflict, assertiveness, parenting, separation and grief.
Feedback from other parents who have attended the program:
“ Before, I would get cranky at the kids. I have learned to think all the time before I react.”
“Coming from a different culture it is wonderful how inclusive the course is.”
“ I did this to improve my relationship with my son. The Respect Chair comes into my lounge room a lot now. We are learning to become friends again.”
“ In 10 weeks we moved from power to respect. It’s amazing how lots of changes have happened. My relationship with my daughter is a lot more joyful. It has changed the dynamics of our family for the better. “
Registration or further information on the course can be obtained by calling the school on (07) 3451 8777 and asking to speak to Gayle Smith or Vanessa Lockett.
There will be no charge for participating in this course.