There are a range of resources available to assist parents in supporting their child’s schooling, specifically to support appropriate behaviour, both in the home and school environment.
Spark their Future
Spark their Future is a website for parents and carers to find practical tips, information and support to help disengaging young people to get the most from their education.
Parents can also seek confidential counselling, training, support and information from the following organisations.
Phone: 1300 22 4636 (24 hours, 7 days a week).
Chat online: between 3pm–12am, 7 days a week via the
online chat page.
Email: get a response within 24 hours via the
Beyond Blue website for more information.
Phone: 13 11 14 (24 hours, 7 days a week).
Chat online: between 8pm–4am, 7 days a week via the
online chat page.
Lifeline website for more information.
Phone: 1300 30 1300 (cost of a local call) 8am–10pm, 7 days a week.
Information: Tip sheets from a range of over 100 topics are available
The Yourtown Parentline Cyberbullying support training has been designed for use by all adults including parents, carers and grandparents who are:
- nervous or fearful of using the internet or new devices
- anxious about their children using the internet
- concerned cyberbullying may be impacting their child
- concerned their child may be engaging in cyberbullying behaviours
- would like to learn how to identify when cyberbullying may be impacting their family unit
- would like supportive, practical information around starting uncomfortable conversations.
The training is free and available online for completion on a range of internet enabled devices, including smart phones.
The training program is specifically designed to be a pocket ready resource which can be easily accessed via any smart phone or tablet, with easy navigation and practical, supportive information.
Please visit the
Parentline website to access the online training and eResources.