‘Believe in yourself’ 4-week Confidence, Resilience and Self Esteem Building Course for 8-12 year olds– starting Wednesday 13th Nov 2019 from 4-5pm.

The well-known parenting author and educator, Maggie Dent  (https://www.maggiedent.com) declares that ‘fear, worry and anxiety are a normal part of being human (in fact they are essential for our survival) but when they impair our wellbeing, or disrupt our day-to-day lives and health, we need help.’

The ‘Beyond Blue’ Support Service provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. The organisation has released some alarming statistics (https://www.beyondblue.org.au/media/statistics ) being:

-half of all lifelong mental health problems begin before the age of 14
-over 75% of mental health problems occur before the age of 25
-one in seven young people aged 4 to 17 years’ experience a mental health condition in any given year
-13.9% of children and young people (aged 4 to 17 years) have met the criteria for a diagnosis of a mental disorder in the last 12 months Ref: Lawrence D, Johnson S, Hafekost J, Boterhoven De Haan K, Sawyer M, Ainley J, Zubrick SR. (2015)}
-6.9% of children and young people (aged 4 to 17 years) had suffered from an anxiety disorder in the past 12 months Ref: Lawrence D, Johnson S, Hafekost J, Boterhoven De Haan K, Sawyer M, Ainley J, Zubrick SR. (2015)}and
-19.9% of all young people (11 to 17 years) have had high or very high levels of psychological distress in the previous 12 months {Ref: Commissioner for Children and Young People WA. (2015)}..

Our  4-week Confidence, Resilience and Self-Esteem Wellbeing Workshop Series for 8-12 year olds entitled ‘Believe in yourself’. This workshop series will start on the Wednesday 13th November and conclude on Wednesday 4th December 2019.

We will be focusing on developing skills and strategies for:

-mindfulness
-meditation
-individuality
-positive thinking
-building confidence
-identifying strengths
-fostering resilience
-increasing self-esteem, and
-communication.

The Early Bird Special is $60.00 (ends on the 3.11.19 – reg. $70.00) and includes:

-all lesson activities, materials and supplies

-a student workbook and

-a certificate of completion.

N.B. Class numbers are limited to 10 per workshop series. Bookings are essential.

To reserve your child’s spot in this workshop series, so they can learn to believe in themselves, please click here.

 

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