| The DESSA Empowering Parents Programme seeks to support parents to acquire the knowledge and skills to effectively advocate on behalf of their children. DESSA is a national community development organisation working to support the active and full participation of people with disabilities and their families in their local communities. The Empowering Parents Programme will show you new ways of thinking about your child’s disability, which will help you to see new possibilities and ways of doing things, tell you about your child’s rights and how to achieve them, explain who can help you to get what you need from public services and your local community, help you to build your confidence and keep your spirits up! and meet other parents |
w: www.kildare.ie/library e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Naas Library, Naas Kildare ( 087 3534432 )
Deliver services from over 30 locations in 14 counties as well as nationwide services such as the National Children’s Resource Centre, our Guardian ad Litem service, the innovative Family Welfare Conferences and Barnardos Bereavement Counselling for Children .
( 01 4530355 )
| Successful parenting is about the relationship you have with your child/teenager. Our parenting courses focus on building positive respectful relationships within the family, improving communication, reducing conflict and increasing cooperation, bringing calmness to everyday parenting situations. We provide courses for parents of 6-11 year olds and teenagers as well as 1 to 1 parent support sessions.
View our forthcoming course schedule here!|
( 086 1627606 )
| Odyssey Parenting providing parenting programmes on a range of topics to parent groups and individual parents. Our programmes promote the value of prevention and early intervention and are designed to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people by empowering parents. Odyssey Parenting has 4 programmes: Parenting Your Teen - aims to improve the parent/adolescent relationship : Parenting Apart - aims to support parents in minimising the impact of separation on children : Fathers and Families - aims to promote positive parenting skills to fathers and Parents Positive Mental Health - aims to support parents with mental health issues.|
w: www.odysseyparenting.org e: email@example.com
( +44 (0)28 9031 0891 )
| Parenting - The most important job you'll ever do. BUT have you been trained? You can get help - It's never too late! Equip yourself with the basic parenting skills that will make you a happier and more confident parent which in turn will lead to a happier and more confident child/teenager. |
( 087 6890582 )
| Is your child stressed or anxious? Are they struggling with bullying? Having trouble with friendships at school? Wellbeing Matters provides unique workshops for parents like you who want to help their child cope better in times of adversity. Teaching your child effective coping skills means they feel more confident dealing with difficult situations meaning they are less susceptible to bullying, isolation and in turn have better relationships with others. These workshops are evidence based and interactive, drawing on the experiences of those present. |
w: www.wellbeingmatters.ie e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dublin ( (087) 7214457 )
|Eating Disorders Support Organisations |
Click on the website link below for details of Eating Disorder Support organisations if you have concerns about your child or teenager. Some of these organisations will also visit schools to make presentations to class groups
A confidential helpline for parents and guardians. Offers support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent and the reassurance that, whatever the problem, you’re not the first parent to face it. Also provide parenting courses.
w: www.parentline.ie e: email@example.com
Carmichael House, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 1 ( 1890 927277 )
| Sheila O Malley runs Practical Parenting. Sheila qualified with Dr Tony Humphreys as a Parent Mentor and creates Parenting programmes from One to One Mentoring in addition to her ongoing courses, talks and workshops to individuals and companies or organisations. She has been a Parenting Correspondent for Independent Newspapers and has run a Parenting slot on TV3's Ireland Am as well as Radio work. Sheila holds a Diploma in Parent Mentoring and well as a Diploma in Communications. View our forthcoming course schedule here!|