Family Building Blocks

Contact Details

Organisation: Ag Eisteacht
Contact name(s): Maeve Hurley
Address: Unit 1. Webworks, Eglington St. Cork
Telephone: 0860455114
Mobile: 0861708092

Programme Details

Target audience: Parents in general, Parents of children 0-5, Parents of children 6-12, Parents of children 13-18, First time parents, Fathers, Blended families, Family Well-being
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting
Method of delivery: Group work
Programme aims: This workshop is particularly suited to groups of parents and has been successfully delivered by Ag Eisteacht to parents in schools and family resource centres. I It is a 2 hour interactive and lively workshop designed to give parents researched information on aspects of family well-being, which can support them in their efforts to nurture the well-being, which can support them in their efforts to nurture the well-being of their family members. The workshop is a relaxed and informal occasion when parents and carers of children can come together to consider the impact that normal family conflict can have on a child and learn some simple techniques and strategies to improve the well-being of everyone in the family.
Resources used: Brief Encounters Training Programme, How to Argue Better Training Programme. Books include Supporting & Understanding Couple Relationships, Not In Front of The Children-How Conflict Between Parents affects Children. Research papers include Transistion to Parenthood, Growing Together or Drifting Apart?, Family Relationships Children's Perspective, Establishing the evidence base on what works in managing conflict.

About the Facilitator

Name: Maeve Hurley
Experience: GP by training, Trainer and Facilitator with 13 years experience.

Location & Duration of the Programme

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Number of sessions: 1
Frequency of sessions: Not specified
No. of hours per session: 2.5 hours
When is the programme held? Evenings, Depends on the needs of the participants
Is childcare available? No response

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? Please contact Ag Eisteacht to arrange a workshop for a group of parensts
Total cost incl. materials: €200