Friday, June 24, 2011

AUSTRALIA: SEMINAR ON YOUTH AT ST. MARY COLLEGE

DIOCESE OF CANBERRA REPORT: Parents looking to build character in their teenagers are invited to relationships education seminar At St Mary MacKillop College on 28 June.

Author and teacher Mr Andrew Mullins will deliver his presentation “Playstation vs. Character Building” at the Wanniassa campus from 7.30pm-9.30pm.

“I will present a very positive view of adolescence as a time for developing life skills, faith, ideals and autonomy,” Mr Mullins said.

“My focus will be proven strategies for character building in teens.”

Mr Mullins said the seminar would be particularly valuable for parents of teenagers who were prone to excessive television and computer use, snacking at will, talking negatively of others, ducking out of jobs, quitting when things get tough, or telling half truths.

The evening may also be of interest to teachers.

A $5 donation at the door would be appreciated.

For more information contact Catherine Cooney, telephone 6163 4300 or email info@catholiclife.org.au.

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