7/88 Boundary Street, West End, Q 4101
PH: (07) 3391 6866

Friends for life Program

Give your children the best toolbox of skills for primary school

About the Friends for Life program

Friends for Life is a social skills and resilience building program that is recognised by the World Heath Organisation for over 12 years of comprehensive research and as an effective means of increasing resilience and coping skills for children aged 8-11.

We are currently accepting bookings for the Term 3 Program and September Intensive Program.

 

When:

Term Three Program
every Sunday for 5 weeks starting Sunday 13th August to Sunday 10th September
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
 
September Holidays Intensive Program 
5 days starting Monday 25th September to Friday 29th September.
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
 

Program Costs:

The cost of the program per child is $990, and $200 for parents to participate in Friends Support Parenting Sessions. To secure your child’s spot in the program, a $200 deposit is required.
Friends for life

How does this program help?

Friends for Life is proven to reduce anxiety and give participants the tools they need to cope in stressful and challenging situations.

Friends For Life also improves:

  • Ability to understand own and others feelings
  • Ability to think more positively
  • Social skills
  • Confidence
  • Ability to relax
  • Ability to regulate emotions
  • Ability to engage in more appropriate behaviours

 

Friends for Life uses the FRIENDS acronym to help children remember the concepts they learn throughout the program.

  • Feelings (talk about your feelings and care about other people’s feelings)
  • Relax (do “milkshake” breathing, have some quiet time)
  • I can try (we can all try our best)
  • Encourage (step plans to happy home)
  • Nurture (quality time together doing fun activities)
  • Don’t forget – be brave! (practice skills everyday with friends /family)
  • Stay happy and talk to support networks

 

Looking for more information?

Enquire about the Friends for Life program