Thu, September 12th 2013 | Events

Getting inside the teenage brain

An informative seminar for parents, carers and grandparents providing insights into adolescent behaviours and some strategies to live with and influence your teenager.

The workshop will encourage and empower parents and provide ideas to try at home including learning new ways to parent as children move from primay to high school.

Parenting teenagers is an important and often challenging responsibility. It can also be a rewarding, fulfilling experience.

Come along and hear about the most recent findings about brain development and its many changes through adolescent years.

Take away some strategies, links to great local support services and a free gift fr parents who attend, the handbook, Parenting Teenagers = Do other parents feel like me?


Date: 16th October 2013

Time: 7pm - 9pm

Venue: Southern Cross Terrace, Tradies Gymea, Manchester Rd, Gymea

Cost: Optional donation of $20 per family payable on the evening, with proceeds to prevent youth homelessness

Booking: Online booking essential. Bookings open 15th October 2013, click here.

Presenters: Yvonne McDonell, an experienced family therapist working in the Sutherland Shire and Brian Tranter, manager of Bridge Youth Services, providing emergency accomodation and casework for young people.