Parents Plus Adolescents Programme - Parents Plus

Contact Details

Organisation: Parents Plus
Contact name(s): Dr. John Sharry & Professor Carol Fitzpatrick
Address: Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, James Joyce Street, Dublin 1
Telephone: 01 8034793
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Email: admin@parentsplus.ie
Website: www.parentsplus.ie

Programme Details

Target audience: Parents of children 13-18
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting, Behaviour Management
Method of delivery: Group work, One-to-one work
Programme aims: Now in its second edition, the Adolescents Programme considers how parents can connect with and build good relationships with their teenage children, while also being firm and influential in their lives. The video illustrates well researched principles of effective communication and conflict resolution which parents can use with their teenagers. As well as role-play scenes and interviews with parents, the videos include interviews with young people about what it is like to be a teenager and their views about what makes families run smoothly. The new edition contains a fully expanded range of topics including: Getting to know and connecting with your teenager; Encouraging and listening to teenagers; Establishing rules and boundaries; Teaching teenagers responsibility; Discipline for young people / dealing with conflict; and solving teenage problems.
Resources used: Parents Plus Adolescents Programme: Facilitators Manual, Parent Workbook, Facilitator DVD. Parents Plus Children's Programme resources developed by Dr. John Sharry & Professor Carol Fitzptrick.

Location & Duration of the Programme

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Number of sessions: 6-8 sessions
Frequency of sessions: Weekly
No. of hours per session: 2 hours 30 minutes
When is the programme held? Depends on the needs of the participants
Is childcare available? No

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? Referred by professional
Total cost incl. materials: €10 for course workbook.