Helping Your Children Cope with Separation/Divorce

Contact Details

Organisation: Separation Support
Contact name(s): Frances Treacy
Address: Regus Centre, Mahon Point, Cork
Telephone: 086 4673252
Mobile: 087 1213245
Email: info@separationsupport.ie
Website: www.separationsupport.ie

Programme Details

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, Foster parents, Blended families, Separated and divorced parents
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting, Post-separation parenting
Method of delivery: Group work, One-to-one work
Programme aims: Helping your Children Cope with Separation and Divorce Education programme will enable parents to parent effectively through and after separation/divorce. It assists parents in shifting their relationship to a co-parent relationship while exploring obstacles that prevent co-parenting. This programme aims to put children's needs as the main focus for separated parents.
Resources used: Gary Newman: Helping your children cope with divorce. Gary Newman: Sandcastles programme for children experiencing divorce in the family. Centre for Divorce Education: Children in the Middle Programme. Tony Humphreys: Parent Mentoring. Tony Humphreys: Relationship and Family Mentoring.

About the Facilitator

Name: Frances Treacy
Qualifications: University College Cork: Level 6,7, & 8 Parent Mentoring, Relationship Mentoring and Interpersonal Communications. Qualified and trained as a facilitator in the USA for the Sandcastles and helping your children cope with divorce programmes.
Experience: Private practice.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Cork
Local venue: Regus Centre, Mahon Point, Cork
Other details about the location of the programme:  
Number of sessions: 6, One day workshops
Frequency of sessions: Weekly
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

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? Self Referral
Total cost incl. materials: €140