Raising healthy children is an important aspect to positive parenting. Your child’s physical health can affect their growth and development, their ability to participate in school, sport and other activities, as well as how they get along with other children. Children who eat well and stay active are more likely to develop into healthy adults.
The Lifestyle Triple P Seminars is a new program from the Positive Parenting for Healthy Living Series developed to empower families to live a healthy lifestyle. This series is based on using good communication, encouragement and positive attention to help children develop lifelong healthy behaviours. It also involves creating opportunities for children to stay active and eat well.
Parents will be introduced to the following strategies:
Researchers at the Parenting and Family Support Centre at the University of Queensland are currently offering this program free-of-charge to parents of children aged 3 to 7 years in exchange for research participation.
The program involves three, 90-minute parent sessions (delivered over three consecutive weeks). Groups are run during the school term, and outside of work hours to fit in with parent schedules. Dates and times will be confirmed upon registration. Groups are run at locations around Brisbane, including Ipswich, St Lucia and Indooroopilly. You may choose the location most convenient for you.
This program encourages a whole family approach to shaping children’s healthy eating and activity patterns. Mothers, fathers, other caregivers and partners are all welcome.
To sign up, visit our websit and complete an online registration form:
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