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Fri, 31 Mar



Teen Parenting Support Group: Four Week Course

Are you a parent or guardian of a teen or teens (12+) and would like some support, ideas, tips and advice? Join a small group of parents to explore what parenting teenagers looks like on this short course.

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Teen Parenting Support Group: Four Week Course
Teen Parenting Support Group: Four Week Course

Time & Location

31 Mar 2023, 14:00 – 16:00



About the Event

This parent course is a 4-week virtual class with exclusive access to a platform of resources.

The belief that underpins this course is that parents and guardians have the resources already, but they don’t always realise it. By providing a safe, creative and collaborative space, we will move swiftly past the theory of the teenage brain and dive deep into what parenting teenagers looks and feels like to us as individuals. Using a mix of NLP tools, coaching, Non-Violent Communication tools, self-reflection and group discussion, we connect with ourselves as parents to better connect with our teens. Creating Connections is a course open exclusively to MESSAGE members to give our members confidence and courage to meet the challenges (and the joys!) of their children’s teen years.

Some of the topics that the course will cover:

  • The Teenage Brain: Recognising the physical and emotional changes taking place during the teenage years
  • Communicating effectively with teens
  • Being a positive role model for your teen (and looking after you!)
  • Understanding and managing risk-taking behaviour
  • Ensuring mutual parent-teen respect

About the Facilitator

Dr Beth Dawson is a Certified Coach, an NLP Practitioner and a higher education professor, certified in Non-Violent Communication. Her PhD focused on educational pedagogy and communication techniques in France and the UK. She is a communication professional with 20 years’ experience in the corporate world. In parallel to her corporate career, she has taught older teens for the past 15 years and is a certified mindfulness teacher. She loves working with young people and bringing NLP techniques into the classroom (Pro-tip: they really work!)

In her private coaching practice, Beth is passionate about helping people optimise their communication techniques in order to create connections and improve relationships. She is a mum of teens and a step-mum of a young adult and firmly believes A Happy Teen is a Happy Home. She volunteers for MESSAGE and is looking forward to exploring parenting techniques for teens in more detail with fellow MESSAGE members.

Dates of the course:

Friday 31st - 2pm-4pm

Friday 7th - 2pm-3.30pm

Thursday 13th - 2pm-3.30pm

Friday 21st - 2pm-3.30pm


  • Message Member

    This course is subsidized by Message, which allows us to only charge our members 10 Euros per class (you must sign up for all four classes) This ticket is non-refundable.

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  • Non-Member

    This ticket is non-refundable. Please note that the cost of a Message membership is 40 Euros per year for new members.

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  • Message Member subsidized

    This ticket option is for Message members who wish to participate but cannot afford the full price of the ticket at this time.

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