Would you like sponsorship to train in the PP Children’s Programme this September?

The Parents Plus Children’s Programme is an evidence-based parenting course that is ideal for delivery in family resource centres, disability settings, primary schools and childcare services. Several studies show how parents completing the courses report less stress and less behavioural problems as well as high satisfaction.

Details: Parents Plus Children’s Programme Training
Date: 25th, 26th and 27th September 2019
Location: Dublin City

To support practitioners working with families with young children, we are offering discounted sponsored places on the Parents Plus Children’s Programme Facilitator training in September 2019.

If you are successful with your application (form can be downloaded below), the sponsored place offered will be a 50% discount on the normal price of training (€215 instead of €430) and for the Parents Plus programme materials (€150 instead of €300). Only one set of programme materials is needed for a co-facilitating pair. In addition, successful applicants will receive complimentary set of parent booklets for their first group and post training supervision and training.

To apply for a sponsored place on this training

  1. Fill out this form here and email it back to claire@parentsplus.ie
  2. Closing date for forms to be returned is Friday, 12th September 2019 at 5pm

Once we have received your form, we will respond to you as soon as possible letting you know if your application is successful.

Conditions of the Sponsored Place

Please refer to the one page document here on the conditions of accepting a sponsored place on this training, if you are awarded one.

If you’ve any queries about this discounted sponsored training, please email claire@parentsplus.ie 

Parents Plus in Disability Settings – 11/06/2018

Workshop – Monday 11th June 9:00am-1:30pm, Lucan Spa Hotel Co Dublin

Providing parenting groups is an important part of service delivery within disability settings.  Such groups can provide parents with group support as well as access to specialist interventions. This advanced practice workshop brings together Parents Plus Facilitators working in disability settings both within early intervention (0-6) and school age teams ( 6-18) under progressing disability.

Workshop content includesPPEY Umbrella

  • Parents Plus guidelines on running groups in disability services
  • Presentations from practitoners working in disability
  • Launch of Parents Plus Disability research project
  • Networking opportunities to meet other facilitators

If you are interested in presenting or providing a short input on your practice (5-10 mins) or helping to run a break out group, please email sinead@parentsplus.ie.

This workshop is designed for
1) trained Parents Plus facilitators who are looking to develop their practice and 2) professionals working in disability settings who are considering Parents Plus training in the future. See here for details of full Parents Plus training.

Cost of attendance is €50 euro, or free for practitioners who present or assist above or practitioners who agree to participate in the Parents Plus Disability Research Project.


Parents Plus Programme Cover Photos

Parents Plus is an Irish charity that develops practical, evidence-based parenting and mental health programmes. We train professionals working with children and families to deliver the programmes in communities and clinical settings. Our programmes support families to communicate effectively, build satisfying relationships and overcome emotional and behavioural problems.

Our Programmes: Parents Plus have developed five flagship programmes in partnership with parents and children living in Ireland and includes their specific experiences. Our programmes combine a social learning model with a solution-focused preventative framework that encourages and empowers parents and children to ‘take charge’ and make positive changes in their lives.

Our programmes comprise of:

  • The Early Years Programme for parents of children aged 1 to 6.
  • The Children’s Programme for parents of children aged 6 to 11.
  • The Adolescents Programme for parents of adolescents aged 11 to 16.
  • The Working Things Out Programme targeted at adolescents aged 11-16.
  • Parenting when Separated Programme targeted at parents who are preparing for, going through or have gone through a separation and divorce.