Recession and Family Well-Being

This programme is designed for parents, to help them understand more about conflict and how it is managed, and to reduce its potentially harmful effects on children. The workshop looks at conflict through the lens of the current economic climate and the specific challenges that recession can bring to family. The training is designed to help you understand the nature of conflict in relationships and some of its causes. Identify the protective factors which help reduce the negative impact of conflict on relationships. Recognise different types of conflict, how people respond differently. Understand the impact of conflict on children. Deal with conflict in ways that reduce the potentially harmful effects on children.

Contact Details

Organisation: Ag Eisteacht
Contact name(s): Maeve Hurley
Address: Unit 1. Webworks, Eglington St. Cork
Telephone: 0860455114
Mobile: 0861708092
Email: maeve@ageisteacht.com
Website: www.ageisteacht.com

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, Fathers, Blended families, Family Well-being
Theme/subject matter: General Parenting, Family Well-Being
Method of delivery: Group work
Programme aims: This programme is designed for parents, to help them understand more about conflict and how it is managed, and to reduce its potentially harmful effects on children. The workshop looks at conflict through the lens of the current economic climate and the specific challenges that recession can bring to family. The training is designed to help you understand the nature of conflict in relationships and some of its causes. Identify the protective factors which help reduce the negative impact of conflict on relationships. Recognise different types of conflict, how people respond differently. Understand the impact of conflict on children. Deal with conflict in ways that reduce the potentially harmful effects on children.
Resources used: Brief Encounters Training Programme, How to Argue Better Training Programme. Books include Supporting & Understanding Couple Relationships, Not In Front of The Children-How Conflict Between Parents affects Children. Research papers include Transistion to Parenthood, Growing Together or Drifting Apart?, Family Relationships Children's Perspective, Establishing the evidence base on what works in managing conflict.

About the Facilitator

Name: Maeve Hurley & Patsy Hanon
Experience: Maeve Hurley is a GP by training, Trainer and Facilitator with 13 years experience. Patsy is a Trainer and experienced Facilitator of Parenting Workshops.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County All counties
Number of sessions: 1
Frequency of sessions: Not specified
No. of hours per session: 2.5 hours
When is the programme held? Evenings, Depends on the needs of the participants
Is childcare available? No response

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? Please contact Ag Eisteacht to arrange a workshop for a group of parensts
Total cost incl. materials: €200