Tuning in to Teens - Melton

Tuning in to Teens is a six-session group parenting program with a focus on valuing emotions in the parent-child relationship.

Blonde haired mother and teen daughter smiling at camera

Parents are provided with a range of resources including handouts supporting the development of parenting skills and targeted to families from a range of cultural backgrounds. 

The program helps parents to:

  • understand the relationship between their children’s emotions and their behaviour
  • support their children to manage strong emotions and deal with conflict
  • use their children’s emotional experiences as an opportunity for closeness and teaching
  • gain awareness and learn to regulate their own emotions
  • develop skills to assist children to verbally label their emotions
  • develop skills to assist children in problem solving
  • guide children’s behaviour with appropriate limits.

Who is eligible?

This program is targeted towards the parents of secondary school aged children and is open to parents who live in the local government area of Melton, in Victoria.

Details of the next program:

  • When: Friday 28 April - 2 June
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Where: Melton Library, 31 MacKenzie Street, Melton - Carr Room
  • Cost: FREE
  • Free childminding is available if required

This service can be accessed by contacting Luaipou Leuga on (03) 9680 8425 or luaipou.leuga@mackillop.org.au.