Calendar of Professional Programmes for Autumn Winter from Parents Plus

Our programmes are for professionals who work in Community, Health, Education and Disability services and they’re backed by over 25 years of research and have proven benefits for families.


In the last 10 years alone, we have supported over 1,000 organisations, in Ireland and internationally, to create sustainable change in their service delivery, strengthening over 100,000 families.

Our suite of programmes’ training and supervision are suitable for a range of professionals working in services such as HSE Primary Care, CAMHS, Family Resource Centres, Disability, Education (EWS, HSCL, SCP, Primary and Secondary) as well as Youth Services.

Below are the programmes available to book from our Autumn / Winter calendar of training.

The Parents Plus Children’s Programme

The Parents Plus Children’s Programme Training For Professionals

The Parents Plus Children’s Programme is practical and solution-focused. It will provide you with the essential skills and learning to achieve the best outcomes for the parents and families who attend your services.

The training focuses on the following –

  • Developing an in-depth understanding of this programme
  • Delivering the programme via face-to-face and online sessions, to groups and individual families
  • Providing opportunities to observe and practise the skills to become a solution-focused facilitator
  • Building on parent’s strengths as a basis for ongoing change
  • Strengthening inter-agency and community partnerships

Dates available in November 2022 and February 2023

The Parents Plus Special Needs Programme

The Parents Plus Special Needs Programme Training For Professionals

Parents of children with an intellectual disability can face significant challenges, especially during the adolescent years. With our Special Needs Programme, you can support parents to manage these challenges, improve their family’s well-being and strengthen their links with other parents.

The training focuses on the following:

  • Developing an in-depth understanding of this programme
  • Delivering the programme via face-to-face and online sessions to groups and individual families
  • Providing opportunities to observe and practise the skills to become a solution-focused facilitator
  • Building on parents’ strengths as a basis for ongoing change
  • Strengthening inter-agency and community partnerships

Dates available in November and December 2022 and January 2023

The Parents Plus Adolescents Programme

The Parents Plus Adolescents Programme Training For Professionals

The teenage years can be a challenging time for many families. Helping parents develop warm relationships with their teenagers reduces conflict and supports them to grow up as well-adjusted and happy adults. 

The training focuses on the following:

  • Developing an in-depth understanding of this programme
    delivering the programme via face-to-face and online sessions to groups and individual families
  • Providing opportunities to observe and practise the skills to become a solution-focused facilitator
  • Building on parents’ strengths as a basis for ongoing change
  • Strengthening inter-agency and community partnerships

Dates available in December 2022 and February 2023

To view our complete suite of Professional Programmes click here