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Effectiveness Training Institute of Australia's mission is to provide individuals with effective communication and conflict resolution skills to build connected, harmonious relationships.

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P.E.T Parent Effectiveness Training

Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) is based on a philosophy of respect for everyone’s feelings and needs in family relationships. Meeting children’s emotional needs is vital for raising happy, resilient, secure kids and our needs as parents are important too!

The skills taught in P.E.T. give parents highly practical tools for building warm loving relationships with their children and gaining co-operation from their kids without using coercion and rewards.

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B.Y.B Be Your Best

Improve and enrich all your relationships.

Be Your Best (B.Y.B.) teaches you how to become more effective and take responsibility in both your personal and professional life. In addition to the communication skills and conflict resolution methods taught, this course offers training in assertive skills, how to handle anxiety, and how to set goals for becoming more fulfilled.

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T.E.T Teacher Effectiveness Training

The most significant impact on children’s learning and happiness at school is the quality of the teacher-student relationship.

Teacher Effectiveness Training (T.E.T.) offers teachers practical tools, and effective communication and conflict resolution skills that promote positive, co-operative and connected relationships with students without using coercion, praise, rewards or punishment.

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Y.E.T Youth Effectiveness Training

A healthy self-esteem for young people sets them up for life's challenges. By increasing their self-awareness, they will increase their resilience to bounce back from the hard times in life.

Youth Effectiveness Training (Y.E.T.) helps teens to develop socially and emotionally by offering both personal development skills as well as relationship skills. The self-awareness, empathy, assertiveness and conflict resolution skills gained from this program will benefit them throughout their lifetime.

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P.E.T Online zoom program

P.E.T Online zoom program

Jacqui Bowden

Aug 15, 2022 - Oct 24, 2022

Online via zoom - Australia, QLD

P.E.T’s heartfelt and honest communication is key to long-lasting family bonds that can withstand the most challenging years.

P.E.T. online via Zoom

P.E.T. online via Zoom

Ros Lockley

Jul 21, 2022 - Sep 22, 2022

Online Australia wide via Zoom, ACT

A fun and engaging, in-depth course run over 8 weeks from the comfort of your own home thanks to the wonders of Zoom. Ros has been using Zoom since March 2020 when needing to adjust mid-course at the beginning of the Covid pandemic.

P.E.T. in person, Canberra

P.E.T. in person, Canberra

Ros Lockley

Jul 19, 2022 - Sep 20, 2022

Holder, ACT

Parenting is one of the hardest and most rewarding careers you can have. Make the most of it by learning skills that will change your, and your family's, life.

Thomas Gordon - Gordon Training International | ETIA

“When people are accepted, when they are free to express themselves and can participate in making decisions that affect them, they enjoy greater self-esteem, are more self-confident, and lose a sense of powerlessness that’s always present in autocratic families.” - Dr Thomas Gordon

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About ETIA

The Effectiveness Training Institute of Australia (ETIA) Ltd is a not-for-profit, community based organisation that is dedicated to making courses in communication and conflict resolution skills available and accessible to all people in Australia.

ETIA’s mission is to provide individuals with effective communication and conflict resolution skills to build connected, harmonious relationships.

Our inspiration and programs come from the late Dr Thomas Gordon who is the author and founder of Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) program and Gordon Training International (GTI).

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