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
Francis Street, Wexford, Wexford Town, Co Wexford

"Strengthening Families" is a 14 session family skills training programme which is proven to help parents and their teens to build new, healthy parent/child communication skills that build up relationships within families, address family behaviour management while allowing families to have fun in the process.

Dates: This course will commence in Autumn 2018

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Dates: To Be Decided
Adolescent Health Service, 34 The Mall, Waterford, Co Wexford

Squashy Couch is offering free training for professionals working with young people and interested in delivering Adolescent Sexual Health Programmes.  The training is run over 2 days and explores the ethos behind the programme, legal issues in relation to adolescent sexual health and factual information on contraception and sexually transmitted infections. Participants are offered an...

Dates: To Be Decided
Wexford Town, Co. Wexford, Co Wexford

ACE UCC are hoping to deliver a Level 7 Youth and Community Work Diploma in Wexford, pending interest and numbers.  The call for applications is now open.  This programme will be of interest to anyone hoping to apply for youth and community work positions and / or progress to further professional training programees at third level.  The course is designed to build competence and skills in...

Friday 7th September 2018 to Friday 11th January 2019
Wexford Campus, Summerhill Road, Wexford, Co Wexford

This course is provided by the Institute of Technology, Carlow, Wexford Campus.  It is aimed at Supervisors who have taken B.A. in Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) students on placement.  The three day course is certified as a Special Purpose Award Level 7 from I.T Carlow, for B.A Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care). There are four small assignments which reflect...

Wednesday 12th September 2018 to Wednesday 17th October 2018
Henrietta Street, Wexford, Wexford, Co Wexford

This course is aimed at parents of children aged 10-19 years old who find parenting difficult and have tried other avenues but need additional help.  The course will be facilitated by Dr. Vincent Molony - Retired Consultant Psychiatrist. 

Topics to be covered;

  • Parents and teenagers / pre-teens who have difficulty communicating with each other or may not be...
Thursday 18th October 2018 to Thursday 18th October 2018
Gorey Civic Square, The Avenue, Gorey, Co Wexford, Y25 WK37

Speaker : Orla Mc Laughlin

Orla helps parents of children with Autism who struggle with knowing the right foods to give their children to help ensure their son/daughter is getting the right foods for a happier, healthier, more socially engaged, connected child.  During the talk, participants learn about practical tips on how to improve sleep, digestion and behaviours in...

Friday 19th October 2018 to Friday 19th October 2018
Barrack Lane, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Co Wexford, Y34 NW56

This event is part of "Parenting Today" - a series of talks, workshops and panel discussions organised by Wexford County Council Public Library Service in association with wexford Children & Young People's Services Committee (CYPSC).

Speaker : Public Health Nurse

Bring your baby to the library for a storytime in October and talk to a  PHN about child...

Wednesday 24th October 2018 to Wednesday 24th October 2018
Ferryhouse, Clonmel, Tipperary, Co Tipperary

This is a one day training course for health professionals and community workers who work with men.

Aim : To increase participants understanding of best practice in engaging men with health / social issues.

Objectives : By the end of the training, participants will have gained an understanding of;

  • The broad determinants of mens health...
Wednesday 24th October 2018 to Wednesday 24th October 2018
Waterford City, Waterford, Co Wexford

The Rainbow Report in the South East in 2015 and the LGBTI Ireland Report in 2016, both identified the lack of awareness and understanding of health professionals and health service providers of the health care needs of LGBTI people.  In both reports, LGBTI communities described negative experiences of healthcare.

The LGBTI Steering Group in the SECH led by HSE's Social Inclusion...

Thursday 1st November 2018 to Thursday 1st November 2018
Lymington Road, Enniscorthy, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y21 AD92

This talk is part of "Parenting Today" - a series of talks, workshops and panel discussions that have been organised by Wexford County Council Public Library Service and Wexford Children & Young Peoples Services Committee (CYPSC).

Speaker : Richard Takacs  "Easy Security"

Learn how to protect your children's privacy when they are online.  Richard Takacs will...

Thursday 8th November 2018 to Thursday 8th November 2018
Gorey Civic Square, The Avenue, Gorey, Co Wexford, Y25 WK37

This event is part of "Parenting Today" - a series of talks, workshops and panel discussions organised by Wexford Public Library Service in association with Wexford Children & Young People's Services Committee (CYPSC).

Speaker : Donna Carolan

Have you ever wondered what games you could play with your child to help them to develop their matematical learning? ...

Monday 12th November 2018 to Monday 12th November 2018
Killeens, Wexford, Wexford, Co Wexford

This seminar is being hosted by Wexford Primary Care Psychology Service. There is no charge / entrance fee for this talk and no need to book.   All are welcome to attend.

Date & Time : Monday November 12th 2018 from 5.30pm-7.30pm

Venue : New Loreto Secondary School, Killeens, Wexford.

Queries : Contact Helen Bates at...

Saturday 17th November 2018 to Saturday 15th December 2018
Summerhill, Wexford, Wexford, Co Wexford

The Certificate in Management and Governance for Youth & Community Work (Minor Award Level 8, 10 credits) is coming to Wexford Campus in November 2018.

The aim of this module is to equip students with an understanding of the skills and knowledge required for effective management and governance in contemporary Youth and Community (Y&C) work organisations.

Who Might...

Thursday 22nd November 2018 to Thursday 22nd November 2018
Gorey Civic Square, The Avenue, Gorey, Co Wexford, Y25 WK37

This event is part of "Parenting Today" - a series of talks, workshops and panel discussions organised by Wexford Public Library Service, Wexford County Council and Wexford Children & Young People's Services Committee (CYPSC).

Speaker : Donna Carolan

Learn how to develop your child's mathematical skills through the use of games.  In these two talks, Donna...

Tuesday 27th November 2018 to Tuesday 27th November 2018
Gorey Civic Square, The Avenue, Gorey, Co Wexford, Y25 WK37

Are you always tired but struggle to fall asleep at night? Deirdre Mc Swiney is a sleep technician and cognitive behaviour theraist for insomnia at the Mater Private Sleep Disorders Clinic in Dublin.  She has trained in Neurology in the Adelaide Hospital and has a diploma in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement from D.I.T., Kevin Street.  Deirdre does occasional media spots on...

Tuesday 4th December 2018 to Tuesday 4th December 2018
Gorey Civic Square, The Avenue, Gorey, Co Wexford, Y25 WK37

Speaker : Bernadette McPhillips

This talk gives the opportunity to explore how carers can find ways on which to care better for their own energy.  Full-time carers give an enormous amount and often have little time or energy left for themselves.  During this session, participants are encouraged to identify realistic, even if small, but effective ways in which they can...

Tuesday 29th January 2019 to Wednesday 29th May 2019
St. Lukes Hospital, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny

Course Aim : To enhance participants' capacity to incorporate sexual health promotion into their work throught he development of their comfort levels, confidence, knowledge and skills in relation to sexual health.

Target Group : Target participants are those working in the health, education, youth and community sectors whose work currently or...