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Parenting Through Covid19 – helpful hints to keep home life happy

6 Apr, 2020

Parenting Through Covid19 – helpful hints to keep home life happy

The staff of Springboard Family Support Project and Finn Valley FRC CLG have come together to produce the ‘Parenting through COVID19 Booklet’  offering some helpful hints to keep home life happy. The PDF of the booklet can be downloaded here – just click the link below.

FVFRC – Booklet PDF SF

With schools closed and lots of uncertainties for parents, it’s more important than ever to use positive parenting and healthy approaches to parenting in the home. The staff of Finn Valley FRC and Springboard Family Support Project, both as practitioners and parents, have put together some articles looking at:
• Establishing routines in the home
• Problem Solving
• Encouraging Learning in the home
• Managing Behaviour and Consequences
• Communicating with Teenagers
• Self Care for Parents

They have also added some helpful links to access reliable information on COVID19.

Parenting Through COVID 19 by the World Health Organisation:
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advicefor-public/healthy-parenting:

Talking to Children and Young People about COVID 19 from the
Department of Education and Skills:
https://www.education.ie/en/The-Department/Announcements/talking-tochildren-and-young-people-about-covid-19-coronavirus-advice-for-parentsand-schools.pdf

COVID 19 Information and Advice from the HSE: All you need to know
about COVID19 in Ireland:

https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI88-r95O46AIVAuDtCh32SwW5EAAYASAAEgJcrfD_BwE

Parent Hub Donegal https://parenthubdonegal.ie/
Donegal Youth Service http://www.donegalyouthservice.ie
Foroige http://www.foroige.ie
Jigsaw: Daily Practitioner Updates and Online Clinics for Young People
http://www.jigsaw.ie

nicola

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