The Program

The Program


Confident Kids is an evidence-based resiliency group program for children and teens designed to teach life skills to boost emotional resilience, self-esteem and confidence. The focus is on wellbeing, emotional health and increasing self-esteem. Confident Kids fosters children’s problem solving ability, goal setting and social behaviours.

Since 2008, over 600 kids and teens from schools across Brisbane have improved their academic and sports performance, feel calmer, more confident and experience a more fulfilling and enjoyable home life as a result of participating in the Confident Kids program.

Aims of the Program


  • To help children develop a positive self-concept (or healthy self-esteem) and to value themselves.
  • To help children understand how their mind works and how their thinking affects all aspects of their lives.
  • To help children learn how to distinguish between unhelpful and helpful thoughts and feelings.
  • To help children become aware of and manage their emotions and feelings.
  • To teach children basic relaxation and Mindful Awareness skills.
  • To improve children’s behaviour and school performance.
  • To improve confidence, resilience and self-esteem in children.
  • To help siblings get along and learn to live together peacefully.

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