Community Education

Parents Plus Children 6-11

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A practical and positive course on managing emotional/behaviour problems and promoting children’s learning and confidence aged 6 to 11 years. 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. Topics include : Solving childhood problems, Play and special time with children, Building children’s self esteem and confidence, Encouraging children’s learning/supporting homework, Setting rules and helping children keep them, Establishing daily routines, Managing misbehaviour using consequences & sanctions, Problem solving/talking problems through with...

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Book Club

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The Maine Valley Book Club was launched in 2014. It aims to: be a welcoming space for anyone interested in joining a reading group. raise awareness of the group be welcoming and friendly to new members. The Maine Valley Book club meets monthly on Friday morning from 10.15 am to 11.15 am in conjunction with the Kerry Mobile Library visit to the centre.  For more information, please contact us on 066 9767833 or 086...

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SafeTALK Suicide Alertness for everyone

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               Why come to SafeTalk? In only a few hours, you will learn how to provide practical help to persons who are having thoughts of suicide. SafeTALK prepares you to be a suicide helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help. Often these opportunities to help are missed, dismissed or avoided – leaving people more alone and at greater risk. SafeTALK training prepares you to help by using the steps of TALK ( Tell, Ask, Listen, KeepSafe) to identify and engage with people who are contemplating suicide and to connect them with further help and care. A SafeTALK will take place on Monday 22nd August 2016 from 10am to 1pm at Castlemaine Community Centre. Registration is essential.  To register, please contact us on 066 9767833 or 086 0580019 or mainevalleyfrc@eircom.net. It is advisable that you do not attend this training if you have experienced bereavement within the past two years OR if you have attended an ASIST workshop.                      ...

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