Parents Together Community Course

Contact Details

Organisation: Early Learning Initiative
Contact name(s): Catriona Flood
Address: National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1
Telephone: 01 5598544
Email: [email protected]

Programme Details

Target audience: Parents of children 0-5
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting, Behaviour Management
Method of delivery: Group work
Programme aims: The programme aims to support parents in: encouraging children's learning, reducing behavioural problems, promote children's self-esteem and good parent-child relationships.
Resources used: Marte Meo Programme (Aarts, 1996), Hanen Programme (Manolson, 1992), Parent/Child Game (Forehand & McMahon, 1981), Mellow Parenting, 'Emotion Coaching' (Gottman, 1997), The Incredible Years Programme (Webster-Stratton, 1992) and Parents Plus Programmes (Sharry & Fitzpatrick, 1997; 2001).

About the Facilitator

Name: Catriona Flood
Qualifications: Graduate Diploma in Advanced Educational Studies (St. Patrick's College of Education); BA (Hons) English, Media & Cultural Studies (Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology); Certificate in Learning and Teaching (National College of Ireland); Solution Focused Coaching and Mentoring; Accredited Parents Plus/Parents Together Facilitator Trainer; Diploma in Parent Mentoring (National College of Ireland)and Parental Involvement in their Children's Learning (PICL)(Pen Green Centre, Corby).
Experience: Project Coordinator for community based Early Years Education programme; Parents Together Facilitator and Parents Together Facilitator Trainer; Toddler Group facilitator; Delivery of CPD training for early years practitioners and development and delivery of early numeracy programme for parents.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Dublin 1
Local venue: National College of Ireland
Other details about the location of the programme:  
Number of sessions: 6
Frequency of sessions: Weekly
No. of hours per session: 2 hours
When is the programme held? Evenings
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: Free to parents within the target area.