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Parent Workshops

Parent Workshops

We offer low-cost parent workshops on a range of topics such as understanding challenging behaviours, using reinforcement systems and managing anxiety. Our upcoming workshops will be advertised on this page, so be sure to keep a look out.

Understanding and Working with Challenging Behaviour in Children - 2018 Workshop Dates

Step by Step Psychology will be running a workshop for parents and carers on understanding and working with challenging behaviours exhibited by young children.

Presented by Psychologists Cara Small and Emma Trifiletti

The 2-hour workshop will focus on:

  • Functions of Behaviour: determining the reasons for particular behaviour being demonstrated by children.
  • Responding to your child’s challenging behaviour to minimise its occurrence, based on the specific function or trigger.
  • How to conduct a behavioural analysis to help determine the trigger for a behaviour and the most appropriate response.
  • Bribery versus behavioural contracts.
  • Discussion regarding practical strategies to encourage positive behaviours.

2018 Workshop Dates

Wednesday 21st March 10am – 12pm

Tuesday 19th June 6pm – 8pm

Tuesday 18th September 10am- 12pm

Thursday 13th December 6pm – 8pm

Investment: $100 + each additional family member $50 (can use FaHCSIA Funds)Location: Step by Step Psychology – 132 Springfield Rd, Blackburn 3130.

Please contact us to reserve your place on 9896 4537.

Registrations close 3 business days prior to each workshop.

Managing Anxiety in Children - 2018 Workshop Dates

This workshop will provide educators and parents with practical strategies to assist children who present with anxiety at home and in the classroom. Helping to understand why their anxiety may be occurring, as well as strategies to reduce their anxiety, will equip you with knowledge and tools to help children overcome their feelings of anxiousness

2018 Session Dates

Thursday 22nd February 6pm – 8pm

 Wednesday 23rd May 10am- 12pm

Tuesday 21st August 6pm – 8pm

 Wednesday 21st November 10am – 12pm

Investment: $100 + each additional family member $50 (can use FaHCSIA Funds)Location: Step by Step Psychology – 132 Springfield Rd, Blackburn 3130.

Please contact us to reserve your place on 9896 4537.

Registrations close 3 business days prior to each session

Free Parent Information Sessions - 2018

Step by Step Psychology will be running free information sessions for parents and carers on a range of topics through out 2018.

2018 Session Dates

Wednesday 7th March 10am – 11am  “Sleep Hygiene”

Tuesday 5th June 6pm – 7pm “Girls on the Spectrum: A parent’s perspective

Monday 3rd September 6pm – 7pm “Understanding the ASD Diagnostic Process”

Monday 5th November 10am – 11am  “Reinforcement Systems”

Please contact us to reserve your place on 9896 4537.

Registrations close 3 business days prior to each session