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Parenting information sessions

Parent info sessions

Council organises parenting information sessions for parents, grandparents and carers in Maroondah.  These sessions are usually free or low cost and delivered at various locations in Maroondah.

Information sessions support families in their parenting journeys with children and young people.

Feedback from previous sessions:

“Really informative and valuable information, very worthwhile”.

“Wonderful to have such great people to give free presentations to the community

- thank you Council for organising.”

“Fantastic session! As a parent, it was very informative, much reflection will be done.”

2018 Parent Information Sessions

The 2018 program is currently being developed and will be available in early February 2018. 

If you would like to be receive emails about the 2018 program, you can join our parent mailing list (see details below). 

Previous parent information session topics

The Parenting Information Sessions that have been previously offered have included:

  • Understanding and supporting children and young people with anxiety
  • Making sense of the senses – understanding sensory integration
  • Guiding children’s behaviour and beyond
  • Advocacy and collaboration  - how to best advocate for your child
  • Screen time and social media.  Balancing technology use in the early childhood and primary years
  • Is your child ready to start school?  Helping parents make informed decisions
  • What’s the Hurry?  Slowing the pace of life and allowing children a childhood
  • Why won’t they do as they are told?  Behaviour guidance strategies

Join our Mailing List for Parents

If you would like to receive information on upcoming parenting sessions and other family events in Maroondah, you can join our Parent mailing list.  Contact the Maroondah City Council Children’s Services Team on 9294 5740 or email

Further information

For more details on Council’s parent information sessions, please contact Cathie Wills (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays) on 9294 5740 or email 

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