Teen Triple Positive Parenting Programme

Contact Details

Organisation: HSE
Contact name(s): Conor Owens Project Director, Karen Heavey Triple P Coordinator
Address: Midland Area Parenting Partnership, Health Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital Campus, Coosan Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

090 64 47111

Email: [email protected]

Programme Details

Target audience: People who parent alone, Post separation parents, Foster parents, Blended families, Parents of children 10 years and younger, Parents of teenagers 11-15 years old
Theme/subject matter:  General Parenting, Behaviour Management, Special Needs, Drugs-misuse/prevention
Method of delivery: Group work,
Programme aims: Triple P aims to promote positive caring relationships between children teenagers and their parents and to support parents in managing common behaviour and development issues through enhancing parents’ knowledge, skills and confidence. Younger Programme (2 – 10 years): Triple P teaches parents skills to encourage and support their child’s social and language skills, emotional self regulation, independence and problem solving skills. Teen Programme (11 – 15 years) Triple P teaches parents how to encourage emotional self regulation, how to support their teenager to develop the social skills to get along with others and to do well in school and community.Group work, One-to-one work, Triple P is delivered to groups of parents using active skills training through observation, discussion, practice and feedback on progress. The programme works at prevention, early intervention and intervention level for parents. Parents discuss and receive practical tips and advice about parenting skills that they can incorporate into their everyday interactions with their child/teenager.
Resources used: Group workbook, Clips of DVD for observation and discussion, facilitated session by Triple P Practitioner.

About the Facilitator

Name: Midland Area Parenting Partnership
Qualifications:  All Triple P Practitioners are fully trained and accredited in all levels of the programme
Experience: Triple P Practitioners come from a range of backgrounds and have been delivering the programme in the midlands since 2010.

Location & Duration of the Programme

County Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath
Local venue: Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath
Other details about the location of the programme:  IN community venues mornings and evenings across the four midlands counties Laois Offaly Longford and Westmeath
Number of sessions: 2 hour workshop or 8 session group programme
Frequency of sessions: Not specified
No. of hours per session:  2 hours
When is the programme held? Mornings, Depends on the needs of the participants
Is childcare available? No

Booking the Programme

How do I book a place on the programme? You can ring into main office 090 6447111 or pm us on our facebook page Triple P MAPP 
Total cost incl. materials: Free, fully funded and supported through MA