Parents Plus: Parenting when Separated - Barnardos

Contact Details

Organisation: Barnardos Clonmel
Contact name(s): Mary O'Gorman, Fiona McCarthy
Address: 140 Mountain View Elm Park Clonmel Tipperary
Telephone: 052 6170665
Email: [email protected]

Programme Details

Target audience: Post separation parents, Parents from all backgrounds and all walks of life that are going through or have gone through a separation or divorce. They are designed to be mixed and suitable for mothers and fathers of children of all ages.
Theme/subject matter: Post-separation parenting, • Solving co-parenting problems in a positive way that focus on the needs of children. • Cope with the emotional impact of separation and learn stress management techniques. • Help your children cope with the impact of the separation both emotionally and practically. • Enhance communication with your children and with your children's other parent.
Method of delivery: Group work
Programme aims: This course does not propose to find magic answers but aims to help parents to gain the support of other parents and to find solutions for difficult situations. The focus of the course is positive and aims to build on your strengths as a parent and what you are already doing right.
Resources used: Parents Plus- Parenting when Separated resources developed by Dr. John Sharry Michelle Murphy & Adele Keating.

About the Facilitator

Name: Mary O'Gorman, Fiona McCarthy
Qualifications: Facilitators hold professional 3rd level qualification in family support related disciplines, along with specific training in delivering Parents Plus Programmes.
Experience: Facilitators are Project Workers with Barnardos Family Support team and have experience as experience working in the area of child and family support including the delivery of parenting and other group based programmes.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Tipperary
Local venue: Barnardos, 140 Elm Park, Clonmel
Other details about the location of the programme: Or to be decided in consultation with particpants
Number of sessions: 6
Frequency of sessions: Weekly
No. of hours per session: 2 hours
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? Phone 052-6170665 or Email [email protected]
Total cost incl. materials: Free