Positive parenting in the teenage years: free webinar course (12 and 19 Feb)

A positive approach to parenting can help you navigate the changes and challenges of the teenage years. Join one or both of Raising Children’s free, live webinars to build skills and strategies for handling key issues in these years, including technology and digital media use.

Webinar 1: Parenting Pre Teens Positively

Children change as they enter the teenage years. Knowing what to expect can help you handle these changes with positivity. If you have a child aged 9-12 years and you’d like some skills and strategies for navigating the transition into the teenage years, this webinar might be for you.

This webinar looks at:

  • the changes your child is going through – and how your parenting might need to change
  • effective communication with your child
  • limits and boundaries for your child
  • your child’s journey to independence
  • the importance and experience of the transition from primary to secondary school.

The webinar can help you with questions like:

  • When should my child have a smartphone?
  • Can my child walk to school alone?
  • Is my child ready for teenage parties?

When: Tuesday 12 February 2019, 8 pm AEDT

Duration: 40 minutes, followed by a 20-minute question and answer session

For more information and to register: https://raisingchildren.net.au/guides/webinars/behaviour

 

Webinar 2: Pre-teens and positive technology use

Children might start using technology and digital media differently as they move towards the teenage years. To help your child maintain a healthy relationship with technology in these years, it’s a good idea to lay the foundations early. If your child is aged 9-12 years, this webinar can give you the knowledge you need to get started.

This webinar looks at:

  • your child’s developmental stage and how it relates to technology use
  • benefits of technology
  • limits and consequences in relation to technology use
  • social media readiness
  • intentional and unintentional access to online pornography
  • your role in modelling healthy technology use.

When: Tuesday 19 February 2019, 8 pm AEDT

Duration: 40 minutes, followed by a 20-minute question and answer session

For more information and to register: https://raisingchildren.net.au/guides/webinars/behaviour