Looking After YOU – for parents, teachers or students

Program purpose

Parenting has always come with its own unique challenges and never more so than the present. 

Raise awareness of your own or your children’s possible responses to COVID-19 and the many challenges it has brought with it. Learn useful, practical strategies to parent during COVID-19, addressing amongst other issues: anxiety; remote learning; and isolating at home.

Topics include:

  • Different theories: 
    • The role of stress in your life
    • ‘Dipper and Bucket’ theory
    • Negative thought stacking
    • Five ways to wellbeing
    • RAIN: Recognise, Accept, Investigate, Nourish
    • APIE: Assessment, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation
  • Strategies:
    • Name it to tame it
    • Circles of control, influence, concern
    • Time cycle of your life
    • Use of ‘The Third Space’
    • Self compassion
  • Importance of communication
  • Tips for maintaining well-being

What you will learn:

  • What you can influence and what is within your control
  • The role that stress plays in your life
  • Options to improve your wellbeing
  • Self-care strategies 
  • That self care is not selfish
  • How to implement change

Best suited to:

Suitable for anyone who wants to explore and expand their understanding of their own well-being and how to improve it.


The programs are presented as a 2 hour workshop.


Tuesday May 19 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Wednesday May 20 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Wednesday May 20 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Monday May 25 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm




This workshop is free.

Bookings and more information:

For more information or to book your place, email heartlinks@familylife.com.au or call (03) 8599 5488.