Managing Director, Madhavi Nawana Parker is a widely recognised and dynamic speaker on a broad range of topics, including Culture, Communication, Mindset, Compassion and Workplace Wellbeing for Leadership Teams, Organisations and Schools.
Madhavi also presents Parent Workshops in Schools and Organisations on Resilience, Behaviour, Emotional Regulation, Autism, Neurodivergence and much more.
Nikki Wadewitz, Senior Teacher and Workshop Facilitator in Schools, specialises in whole class personal development sessions in schools, to teach young people how to manage their emotions, get along with peers, manage conflict and friendship issues and be more confident and resilient.
Nikki has a uniquely warm, compassionate, and insightful enthusiasm that keeps her audience engaged and eager to build and practice new skills. Topics for Students include Wellbeing, Confident Mindsets, Resilience, Friendship Skills, Kindness, and Compassion. Nikki also teaches classes about understanding and valuing Neurodivergence.
Enquire about Professional Development or a Class Personal Development Workshop in your School
How to be happier at work.
How to unstick, sticky thoughts.
How to be a compassionate leader.
Happiness: How to chase it without chasing it.
Connected and Compassionate Families.
Child and Teenage Behaviour: What works, what doesn’t.
Autism. Understanding what helps and what doesn’t.
Neurodivergence: What you need to know.
Positive Discipline for homes and classrooms
Practical, evidence based tools that improve relationships in homes and schools to build the necessary foundation for effective discipline. Strategies for communicating boundaries and values, responding to children’s difficult feelings, and knowing what to do instead of punishment and control.
Anxiety and Worry in Children and Teenagers
All children experience some degree of anxiety and worry. This session will help parents and teachers learn to respond in a way that doesn’t further inflame the situation and reduce destructive thinking patterns and improve resilience and wellbeing.
Pro Social Relationships: Helping children and teenagers respond to friendship difficulties and bullying.
Social and friendship challenges are common. Learning how to get along with others, regulate emotions and impulses when socially isolated or threatened and respond proactively to bullying are crucial life skills. This workshop will help parents and professionals identify the difference between bullying and social clumsiness, providing practical and constructive ways for young people to cope with confidence and resilience.
Resilience and Wellbeing.
In this session, parents and professionals will learn essential ways to build resilience and improve wellbeing in childhood and teenage-hood, to build a foundation that enables a happier, more productive and successful future.
Understand how Autism affects thinking, feeling, and behaviour. Learn practical tools that build social emotional literacy and resilience skills to support young people on the Autism Spectrum to reach their potential.
This workshop helps primary school parents and teachers understand how and when to talk about healthy relationships and sexuality. It is by no means offered as an alternative to the current programs offered in schools. It provides complimentary information focused on how to nourish a child’s mindset around healthy relationships, self respect, respect for others.
Professional Training and Accreditation Days
Learn how to deliver Madhavi Nawana Parker’s practical programs in your School or Allied Health Care setting to build resilience, wellbeing, Confidence, and Social skills in young people. A great day with Madhavi Nawana Parker. For more information, check out our Events Calendar. A limited number of Accreditation Days are offered per year and bookings fill up quickly.
Middle school and high school cool
No matter what we say to young people about not caring about what others think, this is the age where they care the most. During this period of psychological change and growth, pre-teens and teenagers want to fit in. They often feel caught between their family values and their social group values. This workshop will help you understand what’s going through their minds, how to help, and the importance of staying connected.
Transition to school
Starting school is a big step in the lives of young children. This practical workshop will teach how you can provide the best social emotional literacy and resilience foundation for a great start to school. Suitable for Parents and Teaching staff.
Starting middle and high school
This practical workshop will give you an insight into the minds of this age group, how best to respond to their social and emotional needs and prepare them for the next stage of their education.
Social media and technology addiction
Is your child hooked on their device? This workshop will explain how easily they can get hooked and how to turn things around, step by step by establishing the firm, fair and age-appropriate boundaries.
Social emotional literacy and Friendship skills
Learn how to teach young people how to get along with others, manage their feelings, and grow in self-confidence and resilience.
Presentations for Workplaces with Madhavi Nawana Parker:
How to be a fantastic friend.
Friendship is a crucial foundation for a young person’s happiness and resilience. Knowing how to be a great friend is a skill that will last a lifetime. Students will learn essential tools to be their best at friendship through this series of three class workshops.
This workshop teaches students how to respond to conflict, tricky friendships and different personalities, while keeping their integrity and self confidence in tact. Students will learn essential tools to handle the ups and downs of friendship, through this series of three class workshops.
Emotions, notice them, understand them and handle them like a Pro.
Students learn essential Emotional Intelligence Tools to be more self aware and other aware. They learn how to cope with and respond to their emotions in a constructive and calm way. Students will learn essential tools to understand, cope with and manage their emotions, through this series of three class workshops.
Understand why it’s hard to ignore social media, text messages and other awesome things on your device. You’ll learn how to enjoy time with and without your device so your wellbeing, learning, friendships, family relationships, sports and hobbies continue to flourish.
No matter what we say to young people about not caring about what others think, this is the age where they care the most. During this period of psychological change and growth, pre-teens and teenagers want to fit in. They often feel caught between their family values and their social group values. This workshop will help students understand what’s going through their minds and the importance of staying connected to their values. We take this opportunity to talk about what this next stage of school is all about. Students learn what to expect and how to respond to challenges with friends as well as with learning. Students learn valuable stress management tools that will last a lifetime.
How to use a growth mindset to cope with procrastination, homework, learning challenges, managing workload so your wellbeing and resilience thrives. Students will learn essential tools to develop a Growth Mindset, through this series of three class workshops.
How to turn things around if you are a bully and what to do if you are getting bullied. This workshop teaches a compassionate mindset. This workshop is helpful for repairing difficult relationships and starting fresh when bullying has been part of the class culture. Students will learn essential tools to understand, cope with and manage bullying, through this series of three class workshops.
Understanding Neurodivergence to create a warm, compassionate and connected school community.
I attended Madhavi's group on wellbeing and resilience and it was honestly the best seminar on raising children that I have been to! Madhavi has a brilliant way of making the content relevant to everyone in the room and she gives so much practical advice and helpful tips that you leave being much better equipped to deal with the challenges that comes with being a parent!