Mental Health & Young People

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 in general, 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
Method of delivery: Group work, One-to-one work, Home visiting
Programme aims: To explore issues that may affect the mental health of young people. Recognising depression in Teenagers. Communicating about self-harm. Risk factors associated with eating disorders.
Resources used: Grow Mental Health, Barnardos Resource Library and the Department of Health.

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: Over twenty years working with parents, children and various groups and organisations.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Cavan, Galway, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath
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Number of sessions: 4
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