The recently launched Social Justice and Childhood Initiative
are hosting me in New Zealand!
Robin Grille is a father, a psychologist in private practice with over twenty five years of experience, and a parenting educator. Robin is the author of the internationally acclaimed books, ‘Parenting for A Peaceful World’ and ‘Heart to Heart Parenting’ . A passionate speaker and social change activist, Robin’s extensive research indicates that paying improved attention to babies’ and children’s emotional needs is the most powerful way to move societies toward sustainability and peace.
Robin is on the North Island in the first week of June and we are thrilled to be hosting several events with him. Please see below for more details:
Wednesday June 4th, Thames: (Two separate events)
When parents were children: Gain a deeper understanding of your children and free yourself from inherited behaviour patterns in your parenting.
9:30 am – 12:00
768 pollen street
Register here please!
Discover what is holding you back from a deeper connection and greater peace in your relationship with your children. Heal emotional wounds from your own childhood and break through old cycles of behaviour. Healing and growth for the parent, as well as empowerment for the child!
Connecting with Your Child: A Parent’s Needs and a Toddler’s Will
7 – 9:30 PM
This seminar will equip you with the tools for setting healthy boundaries with your children whilst building a deep connection. Find the balance between your needs as a parent or carer and your toddler’s developing strong mindedness.
Entry by donation
At the Grahamstown Hall
768 Pollen Street
Register and print off your free ticket here- or just turn up and hope for a seat!
Thursday June 5th, Thames
Educating for Peace
9:30 – 2:30pm
Includes the seminars:
Love, Fear and Shame in Education
Revolutionary approaches to education that enhance learning and self-motivation, while dramatically reducing violence in schools.
Boundaries of Behaviour
The role of emotional realness in effective interpersonal boundaries
Register through http://educatingforpeace.eventbrite.co.nz
Fee: $120 – includes lunch
Saturday 7th June, Auckland : Social Justice for Children: Policy, parenting and practice
9:30 – 3pm
Auckland: Manukau Salvation Army 16 Bakerfield Place, Manukau
Robin Grille, international speaker and bestselling author, will speak on how a connected and peaceful childhood can have a transformative impact on our communities.
In 2005, whilst in office for the Green Party, Sue Bradford proposed a Private Members Bill (known as the “anti-smacking law”) and here will explore the impact of this law change on the realisation of children’s rights in New Zealand.
Major Campbell Roberts of the Salvation Army Social Policy Unit will discuss child poverty in New Zealand; how kiwi kids are experiencing their world and what needs to change.
$55 including lunch (please get in touch for information about subsidies, particularly for parents and the unwaged)
Register through http://socialjusticeforchildren.eventbrite.co.nz