Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Contact Details

Organisation: Help Me To Parent
Contact name(s): Martina Newe
Address: 10 The Lawns, Temple Manor, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Telephone: N/A - Email only
Mobile: N/A - Email only
Email: info@helpme2parent.ie
Website: www.HelpMe2Parent.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, Fathers, This programme is also applicable for pre-separating couples.
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting, Behaviour Management, Helping your children to cope with separation and how to parent in rthis situation.
Method of delivery: Group work, One-to-one work
Programme aims: This programme is suitable for parents who are planning to separate or have already separated. Developed based on experience as a family mediator, Parents Plus facilitator, research and personal experience, this workshop looks at ways to help children/teens to cope with parental separation. The workshop also looks at how parents need to care for themselves and covers topics such as introduction of new partners, blended families, parenting plans etc. The programme also teachers key parenting skills to help parents to manage child/teen behaviour, connect well with child/teen, encouragement and how it helps child/teen to be more confident and other skills. Parenting alone can bring challenges and the key parenting skills is aimed at helping parents to know how to cope and also to be confident in their parenting style.
Resources used: Parents Plus programme, PowerPoint presentation, DVD footage of parenting situations and appropriate actions presented by Martina Newe - PPP facilitator and family mediator.

About the Facilitator

Name: Martina Newe
Qualifications: PPP Facilitator & Accredited Family Mediator.
Experience: Over 5 years experience in delivering programmes and workshops, speaking at parents groups and one to one parent coaching.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow
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Number of sessions: Workshops run for 1 full day only.
Frequency of sessions: Less frequently
No. of hours per session: 7 hours
When is the programme held? At weekends
Is childcare available? No

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? Self Referral, Referred by professional, Website search
Total cost incl. materials: €125