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Event Details - Peaceful Parents Facilitator Training

Title: Peaceful Parents Facilitator Training
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Trainees who complete the 2 Day 'Peaceful Parents' facilitator training will be able to offer regular workshops for parents in a small group setting (8 - 12 parents). 

The 'Peaceful Parents' is a Mindfulness and Positive Psychology based parenting program to increase resilience in both parents and their children.  ‘Peaceful Parents’ is a strength-based parenting workshop that is engaging, practical and supportive for parents.   Parents learn strategies to lessen stress, enjoy parenting more as well as learning practical strategies to build resilience in their children.

'Peaceful Parents' is run by trained Peaceful Parent Facilitators who have experience and training in the Peaceful Kids program.  It is a prerequisite to have completed the Peaceful Kids training before enrolling in the Peaceful Parents training. 

The Peaceful Parents program can be run in schools, organisations, hospitals and in private practice by teachers, wellbeing leaders, counsellors, psychologists, school nurses, chaplains, social workers and wellbeing practitioners.  

Course / Workshop Outline:

This 2 day training will equip you with the necessary tools and strategies to run the 'Peaceful Parents' 4 week course for parents that run for 2 hours each week. You will be provided with all the resources to run the program successfully.  

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

Training Content

  • Peaceful Parents 4 week course content for parents
  • Effective facilitator skills
  • Communication skills
  • Understanding emotions & emotional triggers
  • Managing difficulties within a group
  • Mindful parenting concepts & strategies
  • Self-care practices & strategies
  • Mindfulness & emotions
  • Strategies to support anxious children
  • Applications for Mindfulness with adults
  • Advanced theory and practice of Mindfulness
  • Leading Mindfulness Meditations meditations with adults
  • Using Positive Psychology exercises with adults
  • Wellbeing boosters & resilience building exercises
Start/End Date: 05/12/2019 to 06/12/2019
Time: 08:30:00 - 16:30:00
Presenter / Provider: Georgina Manning, Director of Wellbeing For Kids
Contact Name: Georgina Manning
Contact Phone: 0419020891
Contact Email:
Qualifications: ​Masters of Student Wellbeing, Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling, Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Hypnotherapy, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts in Education

​General Enquiries and Bookings

Georgina Manning
Wellbeing for Kids
0419 020 891

 Georgina Manning is the Director of Wellbeing for Kids, a counsellor and psychotherapist and the owner of Elk Wellbeing, an allied health centre in Fitzroy North, Melbourne.   Georgina has many years of experience working in schools supporting children and parents to reach effective social and emotional outcomes. Georgina runs regular parent seminars in schools, school professional development days and is a national speaker for wellbeing events.  Georgina has created the ‘Peaceful Kids’ and 'Peaceful Parents' Mindfulness and Positive Psychology programs and holds training for school staff and mental health professionals across 6 states in Australia.  

Address: Elk Wellbeing Centre, 282A Queens Parade
Address 2: 282A Queens Parade
Suburb: Clifton Hill
State: VIC
Parking: Street
Is there disability parking and entry? No
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch
Registration URL:
Cost ($): $680 early bird, $750 standard
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

All resources are included in the training cost. 

You will receive:

  • Peaceful Parents FacilitatorTraining manual
  • PDF Peaceful Parent 4 week Workbooks  
  • Access to the full set of electronic resources to fully implement the program including all of the parent resources including coping cards, ice breaker cards, feeling cards, powerpoint to guide you through the sessions with parents and more. 
  • Ongoing electronic resource updates
  • Ongoing support and advice when needed
  • Certificate of a 2 day professional training program stating 14 hours of Professional Development         

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