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Groups & Workshops

Youthrive runs regular interactive workshops for parents, caregivers and educators providing a great opportunity to learn how therapy works, receive practical advice and gain support from other families with the same experiences.

Overview

A small group program for children commencing Prep in 2024.


Schedule

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Address

12A/2-4 Flinders Parade, North Lakes QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

A parent only program for parents of children with ASD.

Over three 2.5 hour workshops, sessions cover:
- Child development: Understand your child’s unique presentation and diagnosis
- Behaviour management: Have a CLEAR plan to manage behavioural challenges
- Support your child to flourish: Explore ways to strengthen the parent-child relationship


Schedule

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The program runs both in person and in an online format – wherever you live you can join a group from the comfort of your own home!
Program will only run if there are the required number of participants.


Address

Level 1, Suite 4, Norwinn Centre, 15 Discovery Drive, North Lakes, QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

Most suitable for children aged 9+ years.
SAS is a comprehensive, evidence based and popular program. The program runs for 9 weeks and includes 1.5 hour sessions, parent information sessions and 3 and 6 month follow ups.
Program inclusions:
- Visual supports and pack provided
- Access to SAS Digital Headquarters – kids use an iPad during sessions to follow along with content
- Access to an SAS computer game!
- Fun and interactive
- Individually tailored
- Involves and supports children, their parents and educators.


Schedule

SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – NEW GROUP DATES ANNOUNCED SOON!

The program runs both in person and in an online format – wherever you live you can join a group from the comfort of your own home!
Program will only run if there are the required number of participants.


Address

Level 1, Suite 4, Norwinn Centre, 15 Discovery Drive, North Lakes, QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

Following on from Awesome Adventures – Level 1, this group continues with the Zones of Regulation Framework for check ins. It combines expressive therapies to support emotional regulation whilst also focusing more on social skills and friendships.
In Level 2, we delve further into understanding our emotions and learning all about how to make and maintain friendships.

Suitable for neurotypical and neurodivergent teenagers.


Schedule

Week 1: Welcome Adventurers!
Week 2: Friendly Behaviours
Week 3: The Friendship Ruler
Week 4: Reading the Room
Week 5: Talking with Friends (Perspective Taking)
Week 6: Conversation Topics
Week 7: Reflection & Summary

In person delivery only. Program will only run if there are the required number of participants.


Address

Level 1, Suite 4, Norwinn Centre, 15 Discovery Drive, North Lakes, QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

5 x 1 hour sessions
A maximum of 6 participants.
Price - $96.99 to $145.49 per session (depending upon number of participants)


Schedule

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Address

12A/2-4 Flinders Parade, North Lakes QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

The group invites children to enter a shared world of fantasy, consequence and social problem solving. It aims to empower players to grow friendships and further develop their sense of self.
The group combines modern developmental therapies with tabletop role-play.
• Helps kids to connect with other
• Learn communication and collaboration skills
• Develop frustration tolerance and emotional resilience
• Build empathy for others


Schedule

Term 1 & Term 2 2023: Fortnightly Mondays (REGISTRATION NOW FULL)
Term 3, 4 & School Holidays – RECRUITING NOW!


Address

12A/2-4 Flinders Parade, North Lakes QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

LEGO® Builders is a small play-based group program aimed at supporting the social development of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other social communication challenges.
The group aims to enhance:
• Turn taking and sharing
• Listening
• Problem solving
• Shared attention
• Self-initiated social contact
• Social communication
• Conversational skills
• Teamwork
• Dealing with feelings
• Creativity


Schedule

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Address

12A/2-4 Flinders Parade, North Lakes QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

This structured multidisciplinary group aims to help children develop the necessary skills required to learn how to introduce new foods into their diet.
Based on the SOS Approach to Feeding Program.
Teaches children how to eat new foods based on their own pace and comfort levels.
Implements the 32 steps to eating, helping children to gently move up the steps to eating.
Facilitated by an Occupational Therapist and Dietitian.


Schedule

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Address

12A/2-4 Flinders Parade, North Lakes QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

Learn to cook four easy meals over four weeks! Learn the key steps for cooking a meal from planning a recipe and food shopping to kitchen based cooking skills.
Suitable for neurotypical and neurodivergent kids aged 12 years + wanting to learn to plan and prepare meals independently.
Classes include a knowledge and hands on component.


Schedule

SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – NEW GROUP DATES ANNOUNCED SOON!


Address

12A/2-4 Flinders Parade, North Lakes QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

A semi-structured, small group program incorporating group discussions, activities, individual tasks and the opportunity to collaborate with parents and therapists. The program builds resilience in teens with a focus on developing personal strengths, problem solving skills, coping strategies, identifying support networks and getting along.


Schedule

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o Getting to know you
o Building self-esteem
o Thinking styles
o Hopes and worries
o Problem solving
o Support network
o Organisational skills

In person delivery only. Program will only run if there are the required number of participants.


Address

Level 1, Suite 4, Norwinn Centre, 15 Discovery Drive, North Lakes, QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

Specifically designed for neurodivergent teens aged 15 years and above. This program aims to support the development of everyday wellbeing, increase understanding of self and individual needs, mindfulness skills and distress tolerance.


Schedule

Wednesday afternoons at 3.30 – 4.30pm.

Week 1: 19/07/2023 – Getting to know myself (support and accommodation, sensory needs, spoon savers)
Week 2: 26/07/2023 - Getting to know myself (my values, strengths, challenges and spoon savers)
Week 3: 02/08/2023 – Mindfulness (what is mindfulness?)
Week 4: 09/08/2023 - Mindfulness (how can mindfulness help me?)
Week 5: 16/08/2023 – Mapping my emotions and coping strategies (describing my emotions)
Week 6: 23/08/2023 - Mapping my emotions and coping strategies (knowing the coping tools that work for me)
Week 7: 30/08/2023 – Building my sensory toolkit

In person delivery only. Program will only run if there are the required number of participants.


Address

Level 1, Suite 4, Norwinn Centre, 15 Discovery Drive, North Lakes, QLD 4509Directions

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Overview

COS parenting program (abbreviated program) offers parents a way to understand and make sense of their child’s needs and respond with confidence.


Schedule

Thursday afternoons at 4.00 – 6.00pm. Program runs in an online format – wherever you live, join the group from the comfort of your own home!

Week 1: 20/04/2023
Week 2: 27/04/2023
Week 3: 04/05/2023
Week 4: 11/05/2023
Week 5: 18/05/2023
Week 6: 25/05/2023


Address

Delivered Online

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Overview

A semi-structured small group program focusing on emotional regulation and social skill development. Level 1 of the program introduces the Zones of Regulation Framework and starts to explore conversation and social skills in a play-based fun environment.


Schedule

Wednesday afternoons at 3.30 – 4.30pm.

Week 1: 26/04/23 – Getting to know each other

Week 2: 03/05/23 - Recognising emotions in others

Week 3: 10/05/23 - Recognising emotions in ourselves and introducing ‘ways to calm’

Week 4: 17/05/23 - Ways to calm our body and mind

Week 5: 24/05/23 - Emotion and social skills

Week 6: 31/05/23 - Conversation skills and social skills

Week 7: 07/06/23 - Play skills

In person delivery only. Program will only run if there are the required number of participants. Additional dates for Term 4 are expected to be released later in the year.


Address

Level 1, Suite 4, Norwinn Centre, 15 Discovery Drive, North Lakes, QLD 4509Directions

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