Positive parenting

Understanding children’s behaviour, listening to their feelings and building their self esteem were some of the topics covered during a parent-training course run by the non-profit Parent Centre, at the Grassroots Educare Trust, in Gatesville, over seven consecutive Tuesdays from October 19 to November 30. Standing, from left, are course participants Dane Isaacs, Jodi Oliphant, Precious Masendeke, Fagmieya Arendse, Nontlantla Sithetho, Vicky George, Erica Smith, Natalie Ryneveld, Shameez Samson and Justin Greenfield. Seated are facilitators Carmen de Vos, left, and Kaashifa King. The centre offers counselling at the Grassroots Educare Trust on Tuesdays and and its office in Wynberg and Harry Gwala High School on Wednesdays. Counselling is also available over the phone or online. For more information, call 021 762 0116 or 083 257 3541 or visit theparentcentre.org.za