We have been sent this list by a community member and parent. We believe the courses below will be of use to some if not all of our families during the challenges of lock-down and the COVID pandemic. Please consider carving out the time to engage with these if you think they will be of help.
Free online workshops for parents
Supporting your Child’s Mental Health during the Covid crisis
A free workshop with John Sharry for parents of children aged 2 to 12 years.
Monday 8th March 2021 (7-8pm online via Zoom)
With lockdown and school closures, the Covid-19 crisis has disrupted family life and negatively impacted the mental health of young children and their parents. During this workshop, Professor Sharry will provide some practical principles on how you can cultivate your children’s well-being and resilience in the face of these challenges. To book your place, please complete this form.
Supporting your Teenager’s Mental Health during the Covid crisis
A free workshop with John Sharry for parents of children aged 13 to 18 years.
Monday 15th March 2021 (7-8pm online via Zoom)
With the loss of school and the social world that is so important to their development, teenagers have been acutely impacted by the Covid crisis. During this workshop, Professor Sharry will provide some practical principles on how you can cultivate your teenager’s well-being and resilience in the face of these challenges. To book your place, please complete this form.
Parents Plus partner with Parent Line
Parents Plus are delighted to be working in partnership with Parentline to deliver four online parenting courses, which are open to the public, and starting in early April.
The online parenting courses include:
- Parents Plus Early Years Course (1-6 year old’s), starting on Monday 12th April, 8 – 10p.m.
- Parents Plus Children’s Course (6-11 year old’s), starting on Tuesday 13th April, 7:30 – 9:30p.m.
- Parents Plus Adolescent Course (12-17 year old’s), starting on Wednesday 14th April, 7:30 – 9:30p.m.
- Parents Plus Parenting when Separated Course, starting Thursday 15th April, 7:30 – 9:30p.m.
All the courses are run over six weeks by accredited Parents Plus Facilitators to a small group of about 15 parents.
The facilitators will also meet with parents individually online prior to the course starting.
€120 for two parents attending from the same household, which includes the course book. Discounts are also available for parents who cannot afford these costs.
Book your place
For more details and to book your place, visit Parent Line
You are welcome to share this information with your colleagues, families and services that you work with.
Invitation to attend FREE online introduction
As professionals working with families and young people, we would like to invite you to attend our FREE online introductions to the Parents Plus
To attend your FREE introduction, register here
Online Parenting & Mental Health Programme Training
Find out more about each of our evidence based, solution focused programmes, and how they will improve outcomes for the families and young people that you work with here