Resources

HELPFUL TIPS FOR FAMILIES

 

Bring Up Great Kids is an evidence based trauma informed parenting program put together by the Australian Childhood Foundation, the following link has some resources that are helpful for parenting: http://bringingupgreatkids.org/en/

Thoughtful parenting DVD (BUGK) This DVD is designed to give you a chance to think about what is important to you about your parenting, to generate discussion and explore themes relevant to parenting– the issues, the joys and the challenges: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS-YuB8YzMI&feature=youtu.be

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for 5 to 25 year olds: https://kidshelpline.com.au/

The Raising Children website provides ad-free parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts: https://raisingchildren.net.au/

ReachOut.com helping parents support their teenagers through everyday issues and through tough times, especially during the coronavirus: https://parents.au.reachout.com/collections/supporting-your-teen-during-coronavirus

E Safety Advice for Parents, keeping children safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.esafety.gov.au/key-issues/covid-19/advice-parents-carers

Happy Families website has easily digestible podcast and blogs by Dr Justin that addresses specific parenting topics and offers expert advice with practical strategies: 

Podcasts: https://www.happyfamilies.com.au/podcasts/page/6/

Blogs: https://www.happyfamilies.com.au/blog/

Families.org.au

https://www.families.org.au/article/educational-activities-kids-stuck-home

https://www.families.org.au/article/staying-sane-while-working-home-kids

https://www.families.org.au/article/how-care-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus

https://www.families.org.au/article/parenting-during-coronavirus-help-your-family-stick-together-through-tough-emotions