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|Organisation:||Irish Association of Relationship Mentors|
|Contact name(s):||Rioghnach Cantwell|
|Address:||11 Glenside, Pinecroft, Grange, Cork|
|Target audience:||Parents in general, Parents of children 0-5, Parents of children 6-12, Parents of children 13-18, People who parent alone, Post separation parents, Fathers, Foster parents, Blended families|
|Theme/subject matter:||General Parenting, First Time Parenting, Behaviour Management, Post-separation parenting|
|Method of delivery:||One-to-one work and Group courses|
|Programme aims:||Through my 1 :1 parent mentoring and group courses, I support and empower parents in finding their own solutions to life challenges. During the 1: 1 mentoring and courses, parents have the time to reflect and discuss issues that are arising for them and leave with a greater understanding of their own and their child’s behaviours and the reasons behind them and how to respond in more open and supportive ways.|
|Resources used:||I have a full Parenting and Relationships programme, which include, slides and handouts from my training in UCC and my own personal experience.|
HDip in Relationship Mentoring from UCC.
I have mentored parents on a voluntary basis and a professional basis. I volunteered as a leader with Irish Girl Guides for 15 years. I worked with groups of girls aged between 5 and 18 during. Trainer with Irish Girl Guides - trained and supported leaders in their interactions with their Guides.
|Local venue:||Cork city & county|
|Other details about the location of the programme:||
Number of sessions: number of 1:1 sessions may vary from a single session to 8 or more if the parent feels the need for continued support. Sessions may be in person or via Skype.Group courses may run for 4 to 10 weeks.
|Number of sessions:|
|Frequency of sessions:||Weekly|
|No. of hours per session:||1:1 are an hour. Group courses will be 1 1/2|
|When is the programme held?||Mornings, afternoons, evenings.|
|Is childcare available?|
|How do I book a place on the programme?||Self referral, referred by a professional|
|Total cost incl. materials:||
€60 for one hour 1:1 parent mentoringGroup courses may vary between €10 to €15 per night, total cost of course paid at the start. (Minimum 4 participants)