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Skill Building in Friendship

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Learn how to help your child develop meaningful friendships.

These workshops are presented by an Educational and Developmental Psychologist and a Speech-Language Pathologist with over 20 years of collective specialised experience in the area of children’s social-emotional development.

What this workshop offers:

  • An understanding of the building blocks of social communication.
  • Practical ‘how to’ knowledge in teaching your child the social skills of friendship building:
    • Awareness of others
    • Social perspective taking
    • Helpful thinking
    • Awareness of body language
    • The skills of ‘joining in’
    • Social problem solving

What this workshop includes:

  • A variety of take home action plans that include ‘joining in play’ and ‘facilitating successful play dates’.
  • A variety of creative take home resources to support your child’s learning including the stories Pick Your Moment and Name of the Game – engaging stories for homes and classrooms that introduce children to the foundational skills of friendship building.

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Workshops are an online, live-stream session.

Live-Stream Online: $250.00 (inc. GST)

Live-Stream Online Details

👥Partner or 1 support person can attend, inclusive of these costs.
Two sessions over two days
D1: 9:30am – 11:30pm (1.5-2hrs)
D2: 9:30am – 11:30pm (1.5-2hrs)
Rebates may apply. Please contact your private health fund to enquire using psychology item code: P400. FaHCSIA funding applies.
You will receive further information about logging into our live-stream system via email.

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Terms & Conditions

  • The information provided in these workshops is firmly grounded upon evidence-based practices that involve over 20 years of collective dedicated professional experience and the committed use of evidence-informed psychological and communication strategies. Parents are advised to consult a trained professional if their child’s concerns are significantly interfering with their child’s life. These workshops may complement individual therapy.
  • We do not have the facilities to care for children during the workshops. The workshops are intended for parents only. To ensure participants benefit optimally from the workshops, parents who bring children will not be allowed to attend and will be issued a credit note, minus a $50 administration fee.
  • Video or voice recording of workshops is not permitted.
  • Workshops are not covered as a Medicare rebated item. Participants are asked to contact their private health fund provider to enquire about possible rebates for this professional service. Psychology item code: P400 – Speech Pathology item code: S390.

Cancellation Policy

  • Participants may cancel by contacting us.
  • For cancellations of more than seven days notice, there is a full refund, minus a $50 administration fee.
  • For cancellations notified less than seven days prior to the workshop, there will be no refund but a credit note will be issued with the M.A.ST.E.R. Institute for future events, minus a $50 administration fee.
  • No refund is given for nonattendance without notice.
  • By ticking this box you are agreeing to the M.A.ST.E.R. Parent Workshops Terms and Conditions.

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