Courses

Courses

Current and upcoming events relating to children, and families in County Wexford

Dates: To Be Decided
Anne Street, Wexford, Wexford, Co Wexford

MEND (Men Ending Domestic Violence) is a behaviour change group programme for men who are violent wihtin the context of intimate partner relationships.  MEND also includes a Partner Support Service for the partners or ex-partners of the men on the Group Programme.  There are 5 programmes in the South-East, managed by the Mens Development Network at their headquarters in...

Dates: To Be Decided
Clermont House, Newrath, Wicklow, Co Wicklow

What is this Proramme About?

This programme supports managers, staff and carers to develop and implement comprehensive Behaviour Support Plans for peoplewho present with behaviours that challenge.  The programme will examine the model of positive behaviours that challenge.  The programme will examine the model of positive behaviour support, proactive vs. reactive...

Dates: To Be Decided
Clermont House, Newrath, Wicklow, Co Wicklow

What is the Programme About?

The aim of this programme is to support adults in later life and those working with tehm to work towards change both on a personal and a societal level.  The main objective is to develop critical awareness among students of the impact society has on the lives of older adults and to maximise opportunity for creative, physical and psychology...

Thursday 18th April 2019 to Thursday 18th April 2019
Lymington Road, Enniscorthy, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y21 AD92

Speaker : Dr. Mary O'Kane - Lecturer in Psychology, Early Childhood Studies and Education.

All children worry at times, but for some children, it can be a real challenge to manage their anxieties.  As parents, when your child is anxious it can be difficult to know how best to support them.  In this talk, Dr. Mary O'Kane explains anxiety and offers parents practical...

Tuesday 7th May 2019 to Tuesday 7th May 2019
Mallin Street, Wexford, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y35 AY20

Speakers : Sergeant Brendan Moore & Garda Denis Costello

Join Sgt Brendan Costello and his colleague, Garda Denis Costello as they advise and inform parents about how to keep children safe online and offline.

Suggestions will be offered on setting boundaries for children in and around the use of technology and the internet and how to adhere to those...

Tuesday 14th May 2019 to Tuesday 14th May 2019
Mallin Street, Wexford, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y35 AY20

Speaker : Eimear Collins

Eimear is the National Early Intervention Officer with Down Syndrome Ireland.  She works with families to support them and their children throughout the early years, up to and including the transition to primary school.

Topics covered at this event include;

  • The learning profile if young people with Down...
Tuesday 14th May 2019 to Tuesday 14th May 2019
Gorey Civic Square, The Avenue, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y25 WK37

Speaker : Fidelma Brady (National Education Officer with Down Syndrome Ireland).

At this talk, Fidelma will offer parents and families and overview of the options at Junior Cycle and on managing the transition from primary to post primary.  She will give advice and information on each stage of educational transition and look at difficulties that may arise.

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Thursday 16th May 2019 to Thursday 16th May 2019
Lymington Road, Templeshannon, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y21 AD92

Speaker : Better Start AIM Specialist

This AIM information session will tell parents about available supports.  AIM offers you and your child with special needs a programme of supports and services designed to make sure that your child can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme in mainstream pre-school settings and that they can participate in...

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 to Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Location: To Be Decided

The LGBTI Steering Group in the SECH led by HSE's Social Inclusion Department has developed a Lesbian Gay & Bisexual Health Awareness Training.  

The aim of this half day workshop is to raise awareness around sexual diversity and explore some societal and individual attitudes and to consider some of the health issues for this community.

Date : Wednesday 22nd...

Thursday 23rd May 2019 to Thursday 23rd May 2019
Gorey Civic Square, The Avenue, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y25 WK37

Speakers : Sinead Cronin Daly & Sinead Joyce

Children benefit from positive parenting from birth, right through to adulthood.  Parenting support is a way of working and a set of activities that provides information, advice and assistance to parents and carers about bringing up their children, so that they can reach their full potential.

Join Sinead Cronin...