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Instructor Interview: Ros Spaulding

Instructor Interview: Ros Spaulding

Written by ETIA Admin

...it was the first time I had co-facilitated and I found it to be very helpful to have another person to share the load, as I had preciously been on my own in offering courses.  The other facilitator and I both agreed that it had been a helpful experience, particularly as I had not been involved with B.Y.B. before, so I was learning ‘on the job!!’

Instructor Interview: Ros Lockley

Instructor Interview: Ros Lockley

Written by ETIA Admin

My first course had just one participant. I was disappointed until I started teaching and then felt very grateful as I could give that person more time and not have to focus on anyone else. I developed my confidence in the course and speaking to an audience.

P.E.T. & School Readiness Funding

P.E.T. & School Readiness Funding

Written by ETIA Admin

Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) is now listed as one of the evidence-informed programs and supports on the School Readiness Funding Menu. This funding is being offered by the Victorian Department of Education & Training to provide additional support for kindergartens to help children get the most out of their early learning.

Packing Away Playfully

Packing Away Playfully

Written by Melissa Strader

The battle of getting children to do what we ask is one well-known to parents. In this case, the constant feud between mother and daughter about tidying up, is ongoing and fraught with strong emotions. Melissa explores the playful ways that have worked.

Why do Children Fight? Lessons in Moral Development

Why do Children Fight? Lessons in Moral Development

Written by Kathryn Tonges

Fights are emotionally draining. Children seem out of control and you may feel that way too, especially if you were never shown effective ways of dealing with conflict when young. Your parents may have oscillated between being aggressive or passive when faced with conflict. You now have an empowering choice. Use effective assertive communication skills that help your child move to a higher level of moral reasoning.

Loving Family | About ETIA

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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