When Friends Become Frenemies – Navigating Childhood Friendships
ABC Perth: Focus with Nadia Mitsopoulos

Broadcast: Wed 7 Nov 2018, 10:00am

friendship lessons


Duration: 44min 27sec

Childhood friendships can be complicated.

How do you know when a friend becomes a frenemy and what’s the best way for a child and their parents to respond?

This Focus chat explores what motivates mean behaviour, how to empower kids to deal with conflict in their friendships, understand what friendship means and set boundaries.

The panel also explains why being in the popular group can be stressful.

You will hear from educator, Linda Stade and psychologist, Jane Carmignani, who are both from Santa Maria College. 






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