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The Best of Friends (SEL) 9 to 11 - Bowral

The Quirky Kid Clinic

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 at 3:30 PM (AEDT)

The Best of Friends (SEL) 9 to 11 - Bowral

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird 3 Tickets 11/10/2016 $790.00 $0.00
Normal (includes workbook) 3 Tickets Not Started $850.00 $0.00

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The Best of Friends™ (BoF) program gives children the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, show empathy for others, develop and maintain friendships and make good decisions. The program includes a concise and engaging set of materials to facilitate Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) for children aged 9-11.

Conducted weekly in 10 sessions (1 hr) at Bridges for Learning, the program content is aligned to the Australian Curriculum and features:

  • Self-awareness and self-management
  • Social awareness and social management

Developed by Educational and Developmental psychologist Kimberley O’Brien and the Quirky Kid team, the BoF program draws on decades of clinical and school-based experience and research, to help students overcome common social and emotional issues. Participants will learn how to:

  • Make and maintain positive friendships
  • Develop empathy and communication skills
  • Recognise, express and manage their own emotions
  • Negotiate and resolve conflict
  • Work independently and more cooperatively
  • Increase resilience and be assertive
  • Share ideas, appreciate diverse perspectives and
  • Develop teamwork and leadership skills

SEL for better student outcomes:

Research suggests Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) opportunities significantly increase student outcomes, academically and socially at school and in later life. The “Best of Friends” program aims to increase social and emotional wellbeing at home and school. The program provides both literature, theory and practice for young people to better understand themselves and others.

What is included:

  • 10 sessions (one hour each) for a maximum of 8 participants.
  • 2 x 30 minutes parent consultations (phone) before and after the program
  • An award-winning workbook featuring interactive activities, facts, fieldwork and stories.
  • Weekly email updates with key program content and suggestions for home and school.

Dates:  Every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30pm

- 12th, 19th, and 26th October

- 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th November

- 7th and 14th December


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Bridges for Learning
25 Thompson Street
Bowral , NSW 2576

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 at 3:30 PM (AEDT)

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