Parenting Skills for adoptive parents - Galway, March 19th

19 March 2019 7pm - 9pm Barnardos, "The Sanctuary", 27 Cois Chlair, Claregalway


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The aim of the workshop is to provide parents with some key additional skills that are essential in raising adopted children and teenagers.


  • Managing anxiety, anger and insecurity
  • Building self-esteem in adopted children
  • Coping with school and homework
  • Friendships
  • 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.

Who should attend?

Parents of adopted children and teenagers


Christine Hennessey /Denise Gordon/ Anne Blaine, Barnardos Post Adoption Service

Parents are welcome to contact Christine Hennessey, Project Leader, with the service for more information at (01 )813 4100.

If you are having a problem booking a place through the website, please contact Mariangela on 01 813 4100

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