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In order to support and give back to our local community, The Parenting Centre runs free parenting workshops across the Sunshine Coast and Northern Brisbane Regions. In addition to the community workshops, Dr. Bob is a popular guest speaker / presenter for organizations desiring individual workshops, or a series of workshops.

Dr. Bob has been described by many as an engaging speaker. Attendees have consistently found these workshops to be meaningful and powerful.

Workshops typically run for 1-2 hours and include a parenting forum / open discussion. The forum gives parents an opportunity to participate in a discussion where they can hear a professional perspective.

Our most popular workshops include:

  1. Understanding children’s behaviour
  2. Eliminating power struggles and parenting without conflict
  3. Developing real self esteem
  4. The two greatest secrets of parenting
  5. Why traditional parenting is Domestic Violence
  6. Parenting adolescents
  7. The myth of mental illness
  8. Advocating for your child’s education
  9. Being a single parent
  10. Assisting children through parental separation
  11. Post separation parenting
  12. How traditional education violates children’s basic human rights
  13. Learned Helplessness:  Why traditional parenting creates unhappy adults
  14. How Schools Can Really Stop Bullying

For a complete list of workshop topics, please click here.

Workshop Handouts


Dealing with eating & sleeping issues

Dealing with technology as a parent

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Parenting without power

Positive ways to communicate with your children

Understanding Your Childrens Developmental Stages

Advocating For Your Childs Education

Post Separation Parenting

2 Greatest Secrets of Parenting

 

Upcoming Workshops 

Cooroy Workshop

Topic: Open Discussion Group 
Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 11:00am 
Venue: Cooroy Family Support Centre, 8 Oak Street Cooroy.
Cost: Free
RSVP:

 Rochana info@theparentingcentre.com.au

 


Nambour Workshop

Topic: The Myths of Mental Illnes
Date: June 19, 2018
Time: 9:30am to 11:30 am
Venue: Nambour Community Centre, 2 Shearer Street, Nambour
Cost: Free
RSVP:  Carey Shaw on 07) 5476 4933 or carey.thrivingfamilies@nambourcc.org


Maroochydore Workshop

Topic: Recognising Childrens Emotional Needs
Date: June 28, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 11:00am 
Venue: Maroochydore Library
Cost: Free
RSVP:

 Rochana info@theparentingcentre.com.au


Maroochydore Workshop

Topic: Assisting Children through Parental Seperation 
Date: July 5, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 11:00am 
Venue: Maroochydore Library
Cost: Free
RSVP:

 Rochana info@theparentingcentre.com.au

 

Caloundra Workshop

Topic: Building Relationships with Children
Date: July 6, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00pm 
Venue: Caloundra City Library 
Cost: Free
RSVP:

Rochana info@theparentingcentre.com.au 

 

Brisbane Workshop

Topic: Parenting Adolescents
Date: Wednesday August 29, 2018
Time: 9:30am to 11:30 am 
Venue: Intercept Caboolture, 1/11-13 Bertha Street, Caboolture
Cost: Gold Coin Donation to Intercept to cover morning tea
RSVP:

Sarah Souter at Intercept on 07) 5428 1684 or Sarah.Souter@lutheranservices.org.au

 

USC Workshop

Topic: TBA
Date:  
Time: 9:30am to 11:30 am
Venue: University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs
Cost: Free
RSVP:

Rebecca Carter bec_015675@live.com

 



17413936 sProfessional Supervision

Dr. Bob has over 25 years of experience providing clinical supervision. He is a faculty member at three universities and has been teaching graduate and undergraduate students in psychology for 14 years.  Dr. Bob has provided clinical supervision to dozens of individual psychology students through the years, including a stint as a clinical supervisor in the masters program at the University of the Sunshine Coast.  PLEASE NOTE:  Dr. Bob is NOT an approved supervisor for AHPRA.

To organize individual supervision sessions with Dr. Bob, please contact The Parenting Centre on 07 5435 2504 or via e-mail at info@theparentingcentre.com.au

Professional Training Workshops

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Dr. Bob has presented professional training workshops in several countries, and they have been powerful and often career-changing experiences for attendees. The intended audience is psychologists, counselors, social workers, teachers, lawyers, judges and mediators.

Dr. Bob is available to provide full or half day workshops on The Parenting Centre Model and on Alternatives to Family Law Court.

Feedback from attendees at Dr. Bob’s professional workshops includes:

  • "Let me say, it was most enjoyable and I am still processing the overarching philosophy behind it. Dr Bob is a wonderful speaker and I found it one of the most enthralling learning opportunities I have been to for some time. I particularly liked the case studies or just plain stories that he shared."
  • "A great framework... gives direction from assessment to closure."
  • "This training was engaging, informative and delivered at a good pace."
  • "A new understanding of child behaviour and the motivation for behaviours."
  • "Awesomeness."
  • "Inspiration; excited to implement the ideas."
  • "A renewed passion."

For detailed information on each of these workshops, please click for The Parenting Centre Model Workshop or click for Alternative to Family Law Court Workshop

For more information on professional training workshops, please contact The Parenting Centre at 07 5435 2504 or via e-mail at info@theparentingcentre.com.au

 

 

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