Parenting Programs and other useful resources

Parenting Programs and other useful resources

Narrabundah Early Childhood School (NECS) partners with Capital Region Community Services (CRCS) to offer families seamless access to a comprehensive array of quality programs and services in a safe and supportive environment.  In partnership with CRCS the school offers families the opportunity to participate in Circle of Security Parenting (COS-P) program or Tuning into Kids in Term 2 of each year.  Please contact the school on 61423828 to register your interest in these programs.

Other useful programs, resources and websites include:

Parentline (Mon – Fri 9am -5pm) free telephone counselling service - 02 6287 3833

Parentlink - To shape and influence a child’s life is one of the most important things one can do. ParentLink aims to provide information based on the latest research and promote the importance of effective parenting practices.

Tuning into Kids - Online Program: AUD$99 online Australian program which cover Emotion Coaching in depth.

Emotion Coaching - The Heart of Parenting: USD$79 developed by John and Julie Gottman, again covers emotion coaching in more depth

Child and Family Centres: Tuggeranong, West Belconnen, Gungahlin. For parenting programs: Tuning into Kids, Circle of Security, Cool Little Kids. For parenting support and advice: Emotional and Behavioural Wellbeing Clinics.

Useful websites:

Raising Children Network the Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years.

Child and Youth Health website, where you’ll find a wealth of news and practical health information for parents, carers and young people.

Please see the ‘Where to get help” tab for more information regarding programs and services.

Useful books for supporting your child build emotional resilience:

Books to enjoy with your child about emotions: