Category Archives: Child & Family Psychology

Free Event: How to Help Your Child Make and Keep Friends

How to Help Your Child Make & Keep Friends - Kids First Children's Services - March 21 2017

Does your child:

  • Have trouble fitting in with other kids?
  • Struggle to meet like-minded mates?
  • Feel excluded by friendship groups
  • Miss the social cues that other children send?
  • Find it hard to compromise or follow the rules of games?
  • Feel lonely after starting at a new school?
  • Have conflict with peers because of their need to be ‘the boss’?

Presenter: Louella Covich – Psychologist

At Kids First’s next free Community Service Seminar, you’ll meet Louella Covich, a psychologist with a special interest supporting children’s play, friendship and social skills.

Louella has helped many children find more effective ways to make and keep friends. In addition to her role as a psychologist, Louella is also a Play Therapist with lots of practical tips to share with parents and carers.

In this valuable 2 hour seminar, Louella will help you to understand the stages of children’s friendships, explain strategies for supporting your child’s social skills and share easy tips so that you can help your child to connect with other kids more easily.

Who is this event for?

How to Help Your Child Make and Keep Friends is relevant for parents of children aged 4-11. Early educators, preschool staff and teachers are also most welcome to attend.

Event Details

Date:        Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Time:        7.00pm to 9.00pm
Venue:     The Chairman’s Club, Brookvale Oval

The Chairman’s Club is located in the Ken Arthurson stand on the first floor of the Brookvale Oval stadium complex. Entry is via the stairs near the main gate located on Alfred Street, Brookvale. Parking is available in the Brookvale Oval complex and in neighbouring streets.

Your respect for our cancellation policy (detailed below) is appreciated


Free places at Kids First Community Service Seminars are reserved on a first-come, first served basis and due to the heavy expected demand for this event, bookings are essential.

This will be the only presentation of this seminar for 2019.

Cancellation Policy

If you book a place and fail to attend this event, another family may miss out on the opportunity to participate. Should your plans change, please inform us of your change of circumstances at least 24 hours prior to the event. Kids First reserves the right to wait-list guests who have held bookings for free Community Service Seminars in the past and have, without notice, failed to attend.

Book your ticket for this Kids First Community Service Seminar here

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