Information Technology Awareness

Contact Details

Organisation: Geraldine's Training & Development Service
Contact name(s): Geraldine Butler
Address: Ballycomoyle, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath. Also at 125 Manor Court, Knocknacarra Galway
Telephone: 044 9661572
Mobile: 087 1349479
Email: [email protected]

Programme Details

Target audience: Parents of children 13-18
Theme/subject matter: Internet Safety for young people
Method of delivery: Group work, One-to-one work, Home visiting
Programme aims: A programme to raise awareness of the positive aspects of the word wide web with an emphasis on the dangers for children when using the internet and other associated technologies.
Resources used: The National Centre for Technology in Education, the Office for Internet Safety and Barnardos Resource Library.

About the Facilitator

Name: Geraldine Butler
Qualifications: 2012 - current: BA Family & Community Studies, NUIG; 2006: Certificate: Effective Communication and Listening Skills; 2003: FETAC Certificate, Training of Trainers in the Voluntary Sector; 1999: Diploma Community Development and Leadership, NU Maynooth; 1995: Building Community School Links, Marino Institute of Education; 1994: Training and Development, All Hallows College, Drumcondra.
Experience: Many years experience working in the area of children and family issues.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Cavan, Galway, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath
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Number of sessions: 1 - 2 sessions
Frequency of sessions: Weekly
No. of hours per session: 2.5 hours
When is the programme held? Depends on the needs of the participants
Is childcare available? No response

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? Self Referral, Referred by professional
Total cost incl. materials: €145 plus travel