Promoting Positive Parenting

To discuss how parents can support their children with their education, social and emotional development. To focus on the important skills of listening, encouraging and connecting with your child/teenager. Empowering responsibility and self-awareness for the young person. Promoting confidence and self-esteem. Tools to equip the young person to make choices.

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: geraldine_butler@hotmail.com
Website: www.geraldine.ie

Programme Details

Target audience: Parents in general, Parents of children 0-5, Parents of children 6-12, Parents of children 13-18, First time parents, People who parent alone, Post separation parents, Fathers, Foster parents, Blended families, This programme can be adapted according to the specific needs of the participants.
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting
Method of delivery: Group work, One-to-one work, Home visiting
Programme aims: To discuss how parents can support their children with their education, social and emotional development. To focus on the important skills of listening, encouraging and connecting with your child/teenager. Empowering responsibility and self-awareness for the young person. Promoting confidence and self-esteem. Tools to equip the young person to make choices.
Resources used: Barnardos Resource Library, Bronfenbrenner child development practice. Issues in Contemporary Family Life - NUI Galway.

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: Many years of experience working in the area of training and facilitation.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Cavan, Galway, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath
Number of sessions: 6
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