New Position for a Child Psychologist Available

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Over the past 10 years, the Quirky Kid team has grown from two passionate founders to a world-class team. Our clinics are filled with inspiration, knowledge and our unstoppable commitment to support young people and their families.

We are very busy and continue to grow, develop and evolve. As a result, we are now looking for one child psychologists to be involved in something special.

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The Best of Friends Program in Schools and Clinics

SEL for Clinics and Schools

The Best of Friends™ (BoF) program is a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) tool designed for schools and clinics. With award-winning and internationally recognised material the program was creatively crafted to cover the key areas of SEL and the Australian Curriculum. It combines engaging materials with practical techniques to help participants overcome social and emotional issues.

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BaseCamp® anxiety program by Quirky Kid

BaseCamp® Program

BaseCamp® is an innovative anxiety program for children. It draws on decades of experience, combining a sound theoretical cognitive-behavioural approach with engaging activities.  

Winner of the prestigious London Book Fair International Excellence Awards (2018)  for The Educational Initiatives, and shortlisted for The Educational Learning Resources.

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Workshops

Social Skills workshop for children by Quirky Kid

The Best of Friends® – School Holiday – Sydney

The Best of Friends® is an innovative social skills and communication workshop covering topics like Making Friends, Social Expectations, Importance of Compromise, Empathy in Friendship, Peacemaking and conflict resolution. This session is suitable for children aged 5 to 13 years.

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Workshops

Anxiety workshop for children by Quirky Kid

BaseCamp® – School Holiday – Sydney

BaseCamp® is a solution-focused workshop helps anxious children/young people to manage their own symptoms of stress and worry at Home & School. This session is suitable for children aged 5 to 11 years.

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Media Wrap Up – Update 2018

Latest Media Appearances, and Our Recent Interviews and Publications

Kimberley O’Brien and the Quirky Kid team are committed to contributing to various publications and media outlets on topics of interest to parents and families alike. Please enjoy this resource as an easy access database to all of our recent collaborations, interviews and publications. July 2018 – October 2018 Update  Channel Ten News – Lessons […]

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Basecamp @ St Monica’s Primary School – Evatt

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We are excited to welcome St Monica’s Primary School to the Quirky Kid clinic as a program facilitator of our award-winning anxiety Program, Basecamp®. St Monica’s Primary School, located in Evatt, ACT, is just one of the schools we are currently working with to provide Basecamp® to their students. Basecamp® is an innovative anxiety program […]

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001: On-Air Consult Meltdown Mode – Tips to calm a toddler in distress

Tips to Calm a Toddler in Distress : On-air Consultation

Here is the inaugural Impressive Podcast with Dr Kimberley O’Brien. In this on-air consultation, Kimberley discusses  Rigid thinking, Sensitivity to change, Issues with emotional regulation, Meltdowns and toddler development.  Enjoy: Here are the recommended resources to support a 3-year-olds exhibiting including social stories and visual timetables to introduce more structure. For parents: https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-highly-sensitive-child-helping-our-children-thrive-when-the-world-overwhelms-them-elaine-n-aron/prod9780007163939.html For toddlers: […]

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Gaming Disorders: Detection and Intervention

Gaming Disorders in children: what are they, what to do if you are concerned for your child

In a society that is increasingly more technologically focussed, a common question asked at the Quirky Kid Clinic centres on “does my child spend too much time playing video games?” The following article will discuss what Gaming Disorders are, how one is diagnosed with a Gaming Disorder, and what to do if your child is […]

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