Facilitator Training

The Tuning in to Kids® suite of evidence-based parenting programs include Tuning in to Kids®, Tuning in to Teens™ and Dads Tuning in to Kids™.

Tuning in to Kids® parenting programs are run exclusively by professionals who have been trained and certified as Tuning in to Kids®, Tuning in to Teens™ and/or Dads Tuning in to Kids™ facilitators, and are in high demand around Australia and internationally.

All trainings are delivered by trainers employed by the University of Melbourne. Our facilitator training is suitable for anyone who works with parents in a professional capacity, particularly in family and community services, child protection, foster/kinship care, health, mental health and education sectors. The professional training can also be useful in helping professionals develop emotion coaching skills that may have benefits in different aspects of their work or with their own family and friends.

Upon completion of training, facilitators are invited to attend regular free one hour online supervision sessions. Bookings are essential. Please see our supervision page for upcoming supervision dates.

All trainings are currently being delivered online via Zoom.

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January 2021

*WORKSHOP FULL* Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – January 20, 21 & 22 – Facilitator training for professionals

January 20 @ 9:00 am - January 22 @ 1:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in the caring sector whose client base includes adolescents and pre-adolescents (approximately 11…

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*WORKSHOP FULL* Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – January 27, 28, 29 – Facilitator training workshop for professionals*

January 27 @ 8:45 am - January 29 @ 1:00 pm

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable…

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February 2021

Dads Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom AEST – February 1 – facilitator training for workshops for professionals

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$429

PRE-REQUISITE: The Dads Tuning in to Kids workshop is open to certified Tuning in to Kids facilitators only. Dads Tuning in to KidsTM is an evidence-based adaptation of the widely used Tuning in to Kids® parenting program. It has been developed by Dr. Katherine Wilson, Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia, to be suitable for use by Tuning in to Kids trained facilitators who would like to offer father-only parenting groups. The program focuses on the father-child…

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*WORKSHOP FULL* Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – February 10, 15 & 17 – Facilitator training for professionals

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in the caring sector whose client base includes adolescents and pre-adolescents (approximately 11…

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*Registrations closed* Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – February 18, 19, 25 – Facilitator training workshop for professionals

February 18 @ 12:45 pm - 5:00 pm
$880

*Registrations now closed - please contact tik-info@unimelb.edu.au* Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to…

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*WORKSHOP FULL* Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – February 25, 26 & March 2 – Facilitator training for professionals

February 25 @ 8:45 am - 1:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in the caring sector whose client base includes adolescents and pre-adolescents (approximately 11…

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March 2021

*TRAINING FULL* Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – March 17,18,19 – Facilitator training workshop for professionals

March 17 @ 8:45 am - March 19 @ 1:00 pm
$880

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable…

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*TRAINING FULL* Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – March 25, 26 & 29 – Facilitator training for professionals

March 25 @ 8:45 am - March 29 @ 1:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in the caring sector whose client base includes adolescents and pre-adolescents (approximately 11…

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April 2021

Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – April 13,14,15 – WORKSHOP FULL

April 13 @ 9:00 am - April 15 @ 1:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable…

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May 2021

Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – May 27,28 & June 1 – WORKSHOP FULL*

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading, video material and digital workshop pack will be sent prior to the first session. This…

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June 2021

Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – July 29,30, August 2 – Facilitator training workshop for professionals

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading, video material and digital workshop pack will be sent prior to the first session. This…

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Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – June 22,23,24 – WORKSHOP FULL

June 22 @ 4:30 pm - June 24 @ 9:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading, video material and digital workshop pack will be sent prior to the first session. This…

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July 2021

Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – July 7,8,9 – WORKSHOP FULL

July 7 @ 12:30 pm - July 9 @ 5:00 pm
$880

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading, video material and digital workshop pack will be sent prior to the first session. This…

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Dads Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom AEST – July 15 – facilitator training workshop for professionals

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

PRE-REQUISITE: The Dads Tuning in to Kids workshop is open to certified Tuning in to Kids facilitators only. Dads Tuning in to KidsTM is an evidence-based adaptation of the widely used Tuning in to Kids® parenting program. It has been developed by Dr. Katherine Wilson, Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia, to be suitable for use by Tuning in to Kids trained facilitators who would like to offer father-only parenting groups. The program focuses on the father-child…

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Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – July 22, 26 & 27 – Facilitator training for Professionals WORKSHOP FULL

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in the caring sector whose client base includes adolescents and pre-adolescents (approximately 11…

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Tuning in to Kids (Early Years*) – Online via Zoom – July 23,30, Aug 6 – Registrations Closed

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. *IMPORTANT The Tuning in to Kids (Early Years) workshop will have a special focus on the needs of children aged 3-6 years. Participants will receive certification as Tuning in to Kids facilitators. This workshop is suitable for health, education and caring professionals in the early childhood sector. Should participants transition to…

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Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – July 29,30 & Aug 2 – WORKSHOP FULL

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$880

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading, video material and digital workshop pack will be sent prior to the first session. This…

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August 2021

Tuning in to Kids (Early Years*) – Online via Zoom – August 12,19,26 – REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. *IMPORTANT The Tuning in to Kids (Early Years) workshop will have a special focus on the needs of children aged 3-6 years. Participants will receive certification as Tuning in to Kids facilitators. This workshop is suitable for health, education and caring professionals in the early childhood sector. Should participants transition to…

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*TRAINING FULL* Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – August 26,27,30

August 26 @ 8:45 am - August 30 @ 1:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in the caring sector whose client base includes adolescents and pre-adolescents (approximately 11…

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September 2021

*TRAINING FULL* Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – September 1,2,6 – Facilitator training workshop for professionals

September 1 @ 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
$880

Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading, video material and digital workshop pack will be sent prior to the first session. This…

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*TRAINING FULL* Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – September 20,21,22 – Facilitator training for Professionals

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$880

Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in the caring sector whose client base includes adolescents and pre-adolescents (approximately 11…

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October 2021

*TRAINING FULL* Tuning in to Kids – Online via Zoom – October 7,8,11 – Facilitator training workshop for professionals

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

**This training is at capacity. Please see our schedule for alternative dates** Tuning in to Kids is an evidence-based parenting program developed by Dr. Sophie Havighurst and Ann Harley in Melbourne, Australia with research trials conducted through The University of Melbourne. Tuning in to Kids ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching. The workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading, video material and…

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*TRAINING FULL* Tuning in to Teens – Online via Zoom – October 21,22,25 – Facilitator training for Professionals

October 21 @ 8:45 am - 1:30 pm
$880

**This training is at capacity. Please see our schedule for alternative dates** Tuning in to Teens ONLINE VIA ZOOM is a 3-half-day professional development workshop that gives trainees a grounding in the concepts of Emotional Intelligence and Emotion Coaching as well as useful information about teenage brain development. The online workshop blends lecture-style and experiential learning modules. Pre-reading and video material will be sent prior to the first session. This workshop is suitable for all experienced and qualified workers in…

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