Parents Plus Early Years Programme

under-6 An evidence-based parenting course promoting confidence, learning and positive behaviour in young children aged 1 to 6 years. Drawing on well-researched ideas about child development, and parent-child communication, the Parents Plus Early Years Programme is ideal for parents who want to maximise their children’s learning, language and social development, as well as reduce behaviour problems, while ensuring their children grow up happy and emotionally secure. The programme is suitable both for children within the normal range of development as well as children with special needs, such as ADHD, speech and language and other development difficulties For further details: http://www.parentsplus.ie/programmes-about/early- years-1- 6-years.  The next early Years Programme in Monaghan Town is starting on Monday 9th April 2018, 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

Parents Plus Children’s Programme

6-11years An evidence-based parenting course promoting confidence, learning and positive behaviour in children aged 6 to 11 years. Targeting the needs of primary school children, the Parents Plus Children’s Programme shows parents how to communicate positively with children, illustrating ways to encourage good social skills as well as well-researched methods to tackle behaviour problems. The aim of the course is to help parents not only solve discipline and other childhood problems, but also for parents to develop closer and more satisfying relationships with their children. For further details: http://www.parentsplus.ie/programmes-about/children- 6-11- years/  

Parents Plus Adolescents Programme

11-year-olds An evidence-based parenting course promoting effective communication and positive relationships in families with adolescents aged 11 to 16 years. The Adolescents 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. For further details: http://www.parentsplus.ie/programmes-about/adolescents- 11-16- years/   

Parents Plus Parenting when Separated Programme

separation2 A practical and positive evidence-based course for parents who are preparing for, going through or have gone through a separation or divorce. Family separation can put extra stress on both parents and children and brings new challenges. Drawing on international long-term evidence, the Parenting when Separated Programme is a six week course that highlights practical steps parents  can take to help their children cope and thrive as well as coping successfully themselves For further details: http://www.parentsplus.ie/programmes-about/parenting- when-separated/ Monaghan Courses will be updated shortly