Parenting Support

Maggie Dent

Maggie Dent is an author, educator, and parenting and resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence. Commonly known as the “queen of common sense” she is also an undisputed ‘boy champion’.

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Triple P Parenting Programs

As part of the $40.6 million Federal Government investment in mental health, Baby Triple P Online, Triple P Online and Fear-Less Triple P Online are all now available for free to all Australian families.  We encourage any families looking for extra information or support with parenting to check out these courses.

The following courses are available online: 

Fear-Less Triple P Online

  • School avoidance
  • School refusal
  • Separation issues
  • Where a child is displaying signs of anxiety 
  • Parental anxiety impacting their child as anxious / avoidant behaviour is enabled or inadvertently reinforced
  • Supporting emotional regulation
  • Children experiencing family separation and / or other stressful childhood events
  • Performance anxiety (exam stress)

Triple P Online

  • Incidents of verbal or physical aggression at home
  • Parents not sure what to do with their children’s behaviour 
  • Support for families who have a child on a waitlist for ADHD or recent ADHD diagnosis
  • Screentime, gaming and / or online use at home resulting in family conflict and / or impacting student functioning and / or mental health

This is a structured, sequenced intervention where parents identify and clarify goals, gather baseline data, develop a plan incorporating strategies covered and monitor progress to ensure it’s working.

Baby Triple P

  • Families with new babies

This program covers vital information including sleep, feeding, soothing and settling

Links to programs below:

Triple P Online for Baby

Triple P Online (the original 8 week group Triple P Program)

Fear-Less Triple P (how parents can help their child with anxiety)

Click here to find available Triple P Programs offered in WA

Relationships WA

Relationships Australia WA provides relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities and can  assist with a variety of issues or topics. For more information visit their website.

Dyslexia Speld Foundation

If your child is experiencing persistent learning difficulties in literacy and/or math development, you may be interested in DSF Literacy and Clinical Services. They provide family support and a range of services throughout Western Australia to enable children and adults with specific learning disabilities and difficulties to realise their greatest potential.

Department of Education Parent Website

Parents and families can get information from the Australian Government on parent engagement in learning, Government initiatives and programmes that benefit parents, and information on schools and early childhood services. This page has links to useful information for parents.

Resources for families – Department of Education

Learning Potential

Want to help your child with their learning? If you’re looking for tips and ideas to help you nurture your child’s potential, this is a great tool. Everything on the Learning Potential website supports the Australian Curriculum, and is child (and parent) friendly. Learning Potential has hundreds of articles on all aspects of your child’s learning and development, from the early years to the end of high school, with more articles added all the time!

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