Parenting Programs

123 Magic & Emotion Coaching​

1-2-3 Magic divides the parenting responsibilities into three straightforward tasks: controlling negative behaviour, encouraging good behaviour, and strengthening the child-parent relationship. The program seeks to encourage gentle, but firm, discipline without arguing, yelling, or spanking.  1-2-3 Magic is an evidence-based, easy-to-learn and effective positive parenting solution for parents. The 1-2-3 Magic parenting programs produce results quickly and has solutions for children from two to sixteen.  The Group is four weekly sessions of two hours per week. Parents receive a workbook and a certificate of completion.

Parents will walk away with the tools to:

  • discipline without arguing, yelling, or smacking.
  • sort behaviour.
  • handle challenging and testing behaviours.
  • choose strategies – the 3 choices model.
  • use emotion coaching to encourage good behaviour.
  • encourage good behaviour.

Is a parenting and family support system designed to prevent – as well as treat – behavioural and emotional problems in children and teenagers. It aims to prevent problems in the family, school, and community before they arise and to create family environments that encourage children to realize their potential.

Triple P draws on social learning, cognitive behavioural and developmental theory as well as research into risk factors associated with the development of social and behavioural problems in children. It aims to equip parents with the skills and confidence they need to be self-sufficient and to be able to manage family issues without ongoing support. 

The Triple P Positive Parenting Program is one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, backed up by more than 35 years of ongoing research.  Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children’s behaviour, and prevent problems developing.  Triple P is used in more than 30 countries and has been shown to work across cultures, socio-economic groups and in many kinds of family structures.

Triple P is delivered to parents of children up to 12 years, with Teen Triple P for parents of 12-to-16-year old’s.  Triple P is delivered in Group and Seminar format.

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

Triple P 2-12yrs Seminar Series

Triple P Seminars are for large groups of parents – possibly 20 or more. It’s an informal presentation, a little like a public forum. Three Sessions of one and a half hours per week, each week builds on the previous week.

  • The Power of Positive Parenting: For every parent who ever wondered: “Why does my child do that?” This seminar helps you understand the reasons kids do what they do, so you can guide their behaviour – and see more of the behaviour you like, and less of the behaviour you don’t like. 
  • Raising Confident, Competent Children: You can help your child become confident and successful – at school and beyond. Find out ways to encourage them to be respectful and considerate, communicate and get on well with others, feel good about themselves and become independent problem solvers. 
  • Raising Resilient Children: How can you help your child manage their emotions, so they cope well with disappointment and in stressful situations? Get the strategies that will allow them to recognise positive and negative emotions – and deal with them in a healthy way. 

Triple P Group Program Age 2-12

Group Triple P is suitable for parents with concerns about their child’s behaviour or who wish to learn a variety of parenting skills that will promote their child’s development and potential. Typically, a group course includes five two-hour group sessions, and three 15-minute phone consultations. Pre and post assessments are completed by the parent to monitor change or additional supports needed. Workbooks and weekly handouts are provided.

Triple P Teen Group Program 12-16

Teen Triple P provides parents with a broad focused parenting support intervention on a one-to-one basis for parents of teenagers up to 16 years of age. After thorough family assessment parents set their own goals, learn ways to encourage positive behaviour for teens, and teach their teens new skills such as problem solving, conflict resolution and self-regulation. Parents also learn ways to use appropriate consequences for misbehaviours (e.g., breaking family rules, taking inappropriate risks, emotional outbursts). . Workbooks and weekly handouts are provided.