Parenting Courses

All parenting courses are facilitated for individual families by online via zoom or in-person appointments available in the office in Causeway or Tralee. All courses are adapted for your individual family, circumstances and context.   

Cost of a 6 week course is €60 per session €360 in total or purchase a voucher for 6 week programme at the reduced cost of €320 and you can use the voucher to book sessions for dates and time to suit you. 

Group programmes are offered periodically. All group programmes will be posted here with more information and booking links when available. If you want to be among the first to be notified when groups courses are available you can subscribe to our email list at the end of page.

Strengths-based approach to raising competent, capable, independent, and resilient children.  Supporting them to maximise their individual potential and capacities.

 Core parenting strategies:

  1. Meaningful engagement.
  2. Active listening.
  3. Specific praise and encouragement.
  4. Boundaries.
  5. The power of choices.
  6. Experiential learning- Natural Consequences.
  7. Emotional Regulation.
  8. The anchor function

Navigating the Early Year

(2-6 year old's)

Course Modules

  1. Meaningful and purposeful time with children.
    Values
    Self care
  2. Setting boundaries.
    Barriers to boundary setting
  3. Active listening.
    Barriers to listening
    Powerful questions
    Problem solving
    Conflict resolution
  4. Emotional Regulation.
    Managing “big emotions
    Resilience
    Stress and Anxiety
  5. Confidence and Self Esteem.
    Power of choices.
    Autonomy and agency
  6. Experiential learning consequences.
    Sibling rivalry & conflict
    Parenting plan and goal setting

Navigating the Early Year

6 weeks @ 1.5 hours per week

Appointments can be delivered online via Zoom or in-person at the office Tralee or Causeway. The cost of the course is €360.
€60 a session if you wish to pay as you go.
If you wish to avail of a reduced rate of €320  a voucher for the course can be purchased. 
The costs include both parents (where relevant) and a supporter e.g. SNA grandparent, babysitter.

Strengths-based approach to raising competent, capable, independent, and resilient children.  Supporting them to maximise their individual potential and capacities.

6 week parenting course

1.5 hours per week

Appointments can be delivered online via Zoom or in-person at the office Tralee or Causeway. The cost of the course is €360.
€60 a session if you wish to pay as you go.
If you wish to avail of a reduced rate of €320  a voucher for the course can be purchased. 
The costs include both parents (where relevant) and a supporter e.g. SNA grandparent, babysitter.

Navigating the Middle Years

(6-12 year olds)

Course Modules

Core Parenting Strategies:

  • Parental self-care. 

  • Purposeful interaction.

  • Resisting escalating arguments.

  • Fostering Emotional Intelligence.

  • Teaching problem solving and conflict. resolution skills.

  • Setting boundaries.

  • Promoting responsibility and independence.

  • Choices and Consequences.

  • Intentional listening.

  • Parental awareness and purposeful parenting.

  • Building the foundation for good mental health.

Programme Modules 

 Module 1:

  • Parental values
  • Setting boundaries
  • Self-limiting beliefs
  • Self care

 Module 2:

  • Emotional intelligence
  • “Managing big emotions”
  • Resisting escalating arguments

 Module 3:

  • Powerful connections
  • The power of questions
  • Problem solving
  • Managing conflict

 Module 4:

  • Confidence and self-esteem
  • Promoting independence
  • Mental health and wellbeing

 Module 5:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Experiential learning
  • The power in choice

 Module 6:

  • Support network
  • Self care
  • Parenting goals and plan

Strengths-based approach to raising competent, capable, independent, and resilient children.  Supporting them to maximise their individual potential and capacities.

Sailing Through the Teenage Years (Teens)

Core Parenting Strategies:

  • Connecting with your teenager. 

  • Resist engaging with argumentative and hostile interactions. 

  • Foster Emotional Intelligence.

  • Teaching problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

  • Setting boundaries. 

  • Promoting responsibility and independence.

  • Choices and Consequences.. 

  • Intentional listening. 

  • Parenting awareness and purposeful parenting. 

  • Building the foundation for good mental health.

Programme Modules 

 Module 1. Self-Awareness

  •  Parental values.
  •  Goals for parenting.
  •  Stress and anxiety.
  • Self Care. 

 Module 2. Behaviors that challenge us

  • Parental style. 
  • Resisting argumentative interactions. 
  • Setting boundaries.
  • Promoting independence. 

 Module 3. Mental Health and Wellness

  • Emotional regulation.
  • Wellness Continuum.
  • Self talk.
  • Wellness strategies.
  • Stress and anxiety contd…..  

 Module 4. Resilience

  • Problem solving skills.
  • Conflict Resolution Skills. 
  • Powerful Questions. 

 Module 5  Experiential learning

  • Identity exploration.
  • Choices and consequences.

 Module 6. Parenting with Purpose

  • Strengths and areas for development. 
  • Self-limiting beliefs.
  • Practical strategies to achieve goals.
  • Parenting plan. 

Sailing Through the Teenage Years (Teens)

6 sessions- 1.5 hours

Appointments can be delivered online via Zoom or in-person at the office Tralee or Causeway.

The cost of the course is €360. €60 a session if you wish to pay as you go. if you wish to avail of a reduced rate of €320  a voucher for the course can be purchased.  The costs include both parents (where relevant) and a supporter e.g. SNA grandparent, babysitter.

Parenting the child with Neurodiversity (2-18+ yrs)

Parenting course specific to children with Neurodiversity. (2-6 years/6-12 years & 12-18 yrs)

6 sessions- 1.5 hours

Appointments can be delivered online via Zoom or in-person at the office Tralee or Causeway.

The cost of the course is €360. €60 a session if you wish to pay as you go. if you wish to avail of a reduced rate of €320  a voucher for the course can be purchased.  The costs include both parents (where relevant) and a supporter e.g. SNA grandparent, babysitter.

Strengths based approach to raising competent, capable, independent, and resilient children and young adults.  Supporting them to maximise their individual potential and capacities.

Core parenting strategies as above for all the age groups are “broken down” individualised to accommodate the individual’s challenges, extra needs, and abilities.

Parents will be coached /encouraged to delve into training programs attended to come up with solutions and strategies for managing presenting behaviours based on training they have received such as TEACCH-PECS-Early Bird-Incredible years/Parenting plus/Hanen/zones of Regulation etc