Barnardos Parenting Programmes

Contact Details

Organisation:   John Sharry / Solution Talk
Contact name(s):   John Sharry
Address:  
Telephone:  086 7340114
Mobile:  086 7340114
Email:   info@solutiontalk.ie
Website:   www.solutiontalk.ie

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, People who parent alone, Post separation parents, Fathers, Foster parents, Blended families
Theme/subject matter:  General Parenting, First Time Parenting, Behaviour Management, Special Needs, Post-separation parenting, Drugs-misuse/prevention, Sex Education
Method of delivery: Group work, 
Programme aims: This programme aims to develop learning and thinking abilities. The logo, a triangle (Greek letter 'D'), symbolises partnership with parents.
Resources used: Parents Plus Programmes: Dr. John Sharry presents on different apsects of the five evidence-based Parents Plus Parent Programmes which he has developed: Parents Plus Early Years Programme, Parents Plus Children's Programme, Parents plus Adolescent Programme, Parenting when Separated and Working Things Out Programme. See www.parentsplus.ie and www.solutiontalk.ie for details.

About the Facilitator

Name: Dr. John Sharry
Qualifications: DPsych Psychotherapist, MSc Social Worker.
Experience: Over 25 years working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Developer of Evidence-based Parenting and Mental Health Programmes, Author of books on Parenting and Positive Psychology. See www.solutiontalk.ie/about for details.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County All Counties
Can be held anywhere in the country on request. Mainly Dublin city centre.
Other details about the location of the programme: .
Number of sessions:  Not specified, Providing parenting support in a variety of models including: public seminars/talks, half day workshops, 3-6 week courses, 1 day weekend course and small group work.
Frequency of sessions:  Fortnightly
No. of hours per session:  
When is the programme held?  Evenings, At weekends, 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, Referred by professional
Total cost incl. materials: This varies depending on what is being provided ranging from free of charge to €150, mostly in the €15 - 75 proce range.