|Understanding your Teenager||
This talk will help parents to understand what is happening emotionally, physically and psychologically during adolescence. It is hoped that such understanding will help make sense of some of the commonly occurring challenges for Parents - such as dealing with impulsivity, risk-taking behaviours and rule-breaking for example. The talk will also explore how this awareness can equip parents to support their children during the teenage years while maintaining a close and nurturing connection.
|Celbridge, Co. Kildare||28/05/2020|
|Developing Play Skills for Children with ASD||
Play is the main occupation of a child which promotes engagement and learning, independent performance, social inclusion and the development of visual motor skills and life skills. Play is the foundation of learning to socialize with others and typically happens, voluntarily or spontaneously. For individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) play is often characterized by deficits in reciprocal social, communication, and restricted and repetitive stereotyped patterns of behaviour. In this talk we will discuss practical advice and strategies for parents and caregivers on the following topics:
|Kildare Town, Co. Kildare||28/05/2020|
|Resilience in a Digital Era||
This talk will look at the impact of technology and social media on our mental health, emotional well being and will describe ways in which we can support ourselves and our families to become more resilient in the contemporary world and develop better relationship in a digital era.
|Naas, Co. Kildare||08/09/2020|
|Building Self Esteem in Children and Teens||
What is Self Esteem?
|Athy, Co. Kildare||15/09/2020|
|Baby Sign Language||
For parents to connect with other parents with babies of a similar age and to teach their babies to communicate before they can talk. For babies of up to 1 years of age, this course is aimed at Parents teaching Irish sign language through nursery rhymes and poems so that you can teach your baby basic signs.
|Celbridge, Co. Kildare||29/09/2020|
|Building Self Esteem in Children and Teens||
The Building Self Esteem talk looks at the following:
|Naas, Co. Kildare||06/10/2020|
|Substance Misuse and how to talk to your Teen||
This talk will cover the following -
|Kildare Town, Co. Kildare||05/11/2020|
This is a talk about an overlooked and unrecognised form of bullying. Sibling Bullying is different from the usual family rows and bickering. It is more prevalent than school bullying. Research finds that between one third and one half of people experience it. This talk aims to inform the community what it is, what it looks like, how to recognise it and how to deal with it. It is also for victims of sibling bullying to help validate and understand their experiences.
|Celbridge, Co. Kildare||10/11/2020|
|Understanding Bullying - empowering children and strategies for intervention||
This seminar will take a common sense approach to the complexities of bullying and aims to equip parents to deal with bullying effectively. It will guide parents through why bullying happens, how to recognize it in your child and effective strategies for intervention for you as a parent and for your child.
|Newbridge, Co. Kildare||12/11/2020|
Welcome to Parentingsupport.ie!
The parentingsupport.ie website aims to offer valuable assistance to parents in Co. Kildare and West Wicklow!
You can find out about parenting courses and events that are taking place in your area.
There is information about ongoing services and supports provided for parents in Co. Kildare and West Wicklow.
The parentingsupport.ie website aims to provide valuable assistance to professionals working with parents in Co. Kildare & West Wicklow.
You can find out about parenting courses and events in your area.
There is information about ongoing supports and services for parents.
You can add details of parenting courses or events that you are providing by completing a brief online form.
You can add details of an ongoing support or service that you provide by completing a brief online form.
We hope you find the parentingsupport.ie website a useful tool in your work with parents.
The Kildare West Wicklow Parenting Training and Support Forum is a multi-agency forum that was established by the Health Services Executive (HSE) in 2009.
The current members of the Forum are:
The purpose of the Forum is to provide an opportunity for information-sharing about supports for parents, highlighting needs and gaps and responding to these in a more coordinated way.