connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support


RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.

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Tuning in to Teens (Kew) - Online

Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: Learn how to better understand and interact with your teen.

Backed by evidence-based research, over six weeks you’ll develop key skills to recognise and respond to your teen’s emotions.


Would you like to learn how to:

  • be better at understanding and talking with your teen through this important developmental phase
  • help your teen learn to manage their emotions
  • help to prevent behaviour problems in your teen
  • teach your teen how to deal with conflict?

Tuning in to Teens teaches parents/caregivers how to help their teen develop emotional intelligence - a key skill that can help them better cope with their emotions, become more aware and assertive, and have more stable and satisfying relationships as adults.


This course covers:

  • emotional intelligence and why it’s important
  • the five steps of emotion coaching
  • different parenting styles
  • anger and conflict management
  • problem solving
  • emotional self-care.


Ideal for

Parents of pre-adolescents and teenagers aged 12 to 16 years.

Please note: This group may not be appropriate for all parents. Please contact us if your family is experiencing family violence, significant mental health issues or child protection issues. We will talk to you about your circumstances and whether this group is suitable for you.

  • Relationships Education Coordinator
  • (03) 9261 8700
  • This course is delivered online via Zoom video-conferencing. - To be advised
    • Starts 4:30pm Wednesday 12 August 2020

      Continues:

      • 19 August
      • 26 August
      • 2 September
      • 9 September
      • 16 September.

      Please note, this group is for non court-ordered participants only.

    • Starts 4:30pm Wednesday 14 October 2020

      Continues:

      • 21 October
      • 28 October
      • 4 November
      • 11 November
      • 18 November

      Please note, this group is for court-ordered participants only.

  • 4:30 - 6pm on Wednesdays in 2020.
    Please note: all six sessions must be attended.

    If you are attending as a couple/caregiver pair, each person must have their own device in order to participate.

    An additional booster session may be held in the two months following the conclusion of the group.
  • $200 each, or $350 for two caregivers attending together.
  • Please note:

    • Our August group is for non court-ordered participants only.
    • Our October group is for court-ordered participants only.

Expression of Interest Form

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Please note: after submitting this form, you will receive a confirmation message on-screen, and an email confirmation to the email address provided. If you do not receive this email confirmation in your inbox or junk mail folder within 24 hours, please call the centre the course is being offered at to confirm that we have received your expression of interest.

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