Programme Manager, Incredible Years,
PAUL Partnership, Unit 25a Tait Business Centre
Dominic Street, Limerick
Tel: 061 419388
The Incredible Years Programme is an international, early intervention programme targeting children ranging in age from young infants to twelve years old to enhance social, emotional and behavioural development. Incredible Years consists of three types of programmes, aimed at parents/guardians, children and teachers.
Each of the programmes aims to achieve long-term positive impacts on children’s behaviour. The programmes are offered in a range of community and educational settings.
Please see www.loveparenting.ie for information on upcoming Parents Plus Programmes.
Parents Plus is an Irish charity that develops practical, evidence-based parenting and mental health programmes. Parents Plus programmes are delivered in Limerick in response to demand. Parents Plus offers a suite of programmes including an Early Years Programme, Children’s Programme, Adolescent Programme, Parenting When Separated and a programme for young people, Working it Out
Parents Plus Parenting When Separated
Please see www.loveparenting.ie for information on upcoming Parenting When Separated Programmes.
Parents Plus Parenting When Separated is a practical and positive evidence-based course for parents who are preparing for, going through or have gone through a separation or divorce.
It is offered several times a year in response to demand and need.
Community Substance Misuse Team Leader, Third Floor,
Theatre Court, Mallow Street, Limerick
Tel: 061 317688
Strengthening Families is a skills based programme for the whole family targeted at parents/carers and young people ages 12-16. It is a 14 week programme that focuses on 3 skill sets: teen skills, parent skills and family skills.
The programme addresses communication issues within the family unit through supporting positive family behaviour. The programmes are offered in a range of community settings.
Let’s Learn About Drugs Together
Post-Primary Substance Use Education Worker
Mid-West Regional Drugs Task Force, HSE
Corporate House, Mungret St., Limerick City
Tel: 086 4678010
This programme, developed in partnership between the HSE and the Mid-West Regional Drugs Task Forum, aims at engaging parents and pupils in a shared learning experience about substance use. The programme is delivered with the support of local schools and is an additional support to schools and teachers delivering the SPHE Substance Use module at Junior Cycle.
Bedford Row Support Group for Parents
Bedford Row Family Project
Lower Bedford Row, Limerick
Tel: 061 315332
Lifeskills and other formal and non-formal groups that focus on family responsibilities at the core of which is ‘good enough’ parenting
Parenting Support and Sexual Health and Education Programme
The programme is part of the Limerick Social Service Council Parents Support Programme. It supports parents of teenagers and teenagers around the issues of parenting, relationships, sexual health and communication. This support is provided through one to one support and group work. The service is available to parents of teenagers and teenagers living in Limerick City and County.
Referrals can be made by parents, secondary schools and centres of education, youth, community and family support agencies, GPs, Social Workers, etc.
Non-Violent Resistance Training
Mentoring Programme Co-ordinator, Le Cheile, Youth Space,
Galvone Industrial Estate, Southill, Limerick
Non Violent Resistance (NVR) is an innovative 8-12 week therapy programme, which has been developed to target aggressive, violent, controlling, and risk-taking behaviour in young people. Running this therapy in a group setting has ensured that parents can share experiences and encourage each other to practice the techniques. In Limerick, it is available through Le Cheile and referrals are currently accepted from Young Person’s Probation.