Parenting Skills for adoptive parents

16 October 2018 7.15pm-9.15pm, Registration 7pm Avila Centre, Bloomfield Ave, Morehampton Road, Donnybrook Dublin 4


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A training and support evening for adoptive parents, professionals and foster carers with Barnardos Post Adoption Service.

The aim of the evening will be to provide parents with some key additional skills that are essential in raising children and teenagers including:

  • Managing anxiety, anger and insecurity
  • Building self-esteem in adopted children
  • Coping with school and homework
  • Friendships
  • Teenage challenges
  • Race/ethnicity issues
  • Sharing background information
  • Considering homeland visits

We will aim to provide a relaxed, confidential environment where parents will be given an opportunity to discuss anything of concern under friendly professional guidance. Handouts will be provided.

Facilitator: Christine Hennessey / Andrew Walker- Barnardos Post Adoption Service

Please feel free to ring Mariangela Marquez for further details at (01) 8134100. If sold out, please contact

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