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Supporting Your Children or Teens Through Separation


Wed 16 Jun 2010, 7:30pm–9:00pm

Where: The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Rd, Greenlane, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • 1 Adult: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: The Parenting Place

Supporting your children or teens through separation - what can ease the way?

Practical ideas, resources and information. When parents part it’s tough on everyone, but research shows there are some key approaches that can positively assist children and teens through this difficult time, and in the years that follow.

Skylight will share real stories, practical ideas, core information and some helpful resources to help parents, grandparents or other family members more confidently help young people they know in this situation.

Guest speaker: Tricia Irving Hendry
Tricia manages Skylight’s National Resource and Information Centre in Wellington. She has a special interest in seeing New Zealand families/whānau effectively supported when they are impacted by change, loss, trauma and grief – whatever the cause.

She works to source or develop effective resources and information for those contacting Skylight who face difficult life situations. She also ensures the Skylight website continues to have excellent resources, information and support to offer New Zealand families.

Tricia has authored and co-authored a wide range of popular Skylight publications to support children, young people and their families/whānau through different issues, including Something Has Happened, When Tough Stuff Happens, Death Without Warning, After a Suicide and What Happens next?! She has a background in secondary teaching and in youth work and community support work.

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