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To enquire about Parents Under Pressure or to make an appointment, call us on 02 6621 7397,  email connectingfamilies@nrcg.org.au or visit our Lismore Community Hub.

Parents Under Pressure

Parents Under Pressure (PuP) is a free, confidential support service enabling the growth of healthy relationships between parent and child.

It is designed for families experiencing challenging life circumstances that impact on the family working together, such as depression, anxiety, family conflict or financial stress.

Originally developed by Professor Sharon Dawe from Griffith University and Dr Paul Harnett from the University of Queensland, Parents Under Pressure provides a strong evidence base for working with families at risk and offers fully trained staff to work intensively with each family.

The service supports parents facing challenges to develop positive and secure relationships with their children. It combines psychological principles relating to parenting, child behaviour and emotional regulation.

Parents Under Pressure explores key life areas for parents such as emotional regulation, problem solving, attachment, health and well being, support networks, engaging children in play and managing addictions.

We deliver Parents Under Pressure in parents’ own homes throughout the Northern Rivers region, creating a personalised program for each family with ongoing case management. Our accredited Parents Under Pressure therapists are utilised by our Connecting Families services.

More information about Parents under Pressure can be obtained from pupprogram.net.au.

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Community Gateway is a registered charity and QIP accredited, assessed against the Quality Improvement Council Health and Community Services 7th Edition Standards.

Acknowledgement

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work and meet, and offer our respect to their elders, past, present and future.

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