Course information

A13 - FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS: COPING WITH FAMILY LIFE AND COMMUNICATION WITH TEENAGERS - TRAINING FOR TRAINERS
This course is no longer active but may be in the future so contact the course provider for more details.

Provider: One Family

Address: 2 Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2

Web: http://www.onefamily.ie

Contact: Paula Lonergan

Title: Training & Consultancy Manager

Email: training@onefamily.ie

Telephone: 01 6629212

Category A : Basic level courses
Objectives

This Professional Development programme prepares trainers and people who work with parents, children and/or families to design and deliver One Family’s Family Communications programme to groups or in one-to-one work. The emphasis is towards those parenting alone, sharing parenting, and parenting through family change such as separation. The comprehensive manual includes 15 modules, all of which give a step-by-step guide and handouts for facilitating each session.

Content

After taking part in this course, you will be able to:

• plan, design and deliver a 6 to 12 week Family communications: Coping with family life and communication with teenagers programme
• understand the theory behind the related manual
• understand and coach parents in the principles of clear and direct communication in the home for problem-solving
• support parents in implementing and managing changes in the home
• support parents in parenting teenagers
• resource parents in creating a positive environment at home
• understand family diversity today
• support parents in parenting when they are: separating or divorcing, sharing-parenting, parenting in a multicultural society
• resource parents to re-build family life after a crisis
• support one-parent and separated families to encourage family pride and a strong family identity

Target Group

All those who are interested in delivering family strengthening courses and those who work with parents and their children such as project workers, family support workers, social workers and so on.

Entry Requirement

n.a.

Qualification
n.a.
Assessment
n.a.
Accreditation
n.a.
Background

See website for details

Dates / Availability
Contact One Family for further dates.
Location
Dublin
Region
Dublin
Application
Contact One Family
Cost
Contact provider. All materials provided, including Family Communications Trainers Manual. Light lunch & refreshments included in cost.