Are you parenting teenagers? Could you do with sharing your experience, developing your skills and strengths for family life? The Parents Plus Adolescent Programme will be running in Killybegs starting on Wednesday 18th October. The course is FREE to attend. The Parent’s Manual is available at a cost of €10.
This is an evidence-based parenting course promoting effective communication and positive relationships in families with adolescents aged 11 to 16 years. The programme considers how parents can connect with and build good relationships with their teenage children, while also being firm and influential in their lives. The DVD for this programme illustrates well-researched principles of effective communication and conflict resolution which parents can use with their teenagers, with the aim of helping them grow into responsible young adults. As well as role-play scenes and interviews with parents, the DVDs include interviews with young people about what it is like to be a teenager and their views about what makes families run smoothly. Topics include:-
- Getting to know and connecting with your teenager
- Communicating positively and effectively
- Building your teenager’s self-esteem and confidence
- Negotiating rules and boundaries
- Teaching teenagers responsibility
- Positive discipline for teenagers
- Managing conflict
- Solving problems together
If you are interested in doing this course please phone 074 9733111 or 087 1736667.
The course is being organised and facilitated by Tír Boghaine with support from Tusla, Parents Plus and Parent Hub Donegal.