Archways are now taking bookings for a new Incredible Years® Parent course due to begin in February 2014. Incredible Years® is a research based positive Parenting Course which has shown to be effective for helping parents manage emotional and behavioural difficulties. A recent research study showed that there were huge improvements in behaviour for 70% of children.* Incredible Years® helps parents to build a positive and calm home environment. All children can experience emotional and behavioural difficulties which can put huge stress on families. If you are having difficulty managing routines, mealtimes, getting to school, bad behaviour - then this might be the course for you.
The Incredible Years® Preschool BASIC Parent course is a 14 week group course. The course runs once a week for 14 weeks and each weekly session last 2.5hrs. This course is designed for parents of children aged 3-9 years and covers a range of topics including: play, routines, behavior issues, time-out for bad behavior, problem solving, limit-setting, consequences, social and academic skills among others. The Incredible Years® Parenting programme is a practical course designed to help parents strengthen their parenting skills and reduce behaviour issues. Course handouts are provided each week.
For more infromation or to sign up phone Paul Johnston (01)4568734 or email pjohnston [at] archways.ie
Cost: 400 euro per individual (650 euro if a couple attend together). The cost can be spread over a number of weeks if necessary.
Duration: 14 Weeks
Start Date: Next course starting February 20th 2014
Day/Time: Thursday evenings 7:00pm-9:30pm
*The Incredible Years® Ireland Study showed that, for 70% of children experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties, their behavior returned to a normative level after one parent had completed the Incredible Years Parenting course.
Read what other parents have said about Incredible Years® parent courses:
"I found this course very different in that the play you do in the beginning is amazing because it builds up a relationship with the child...it was amazing."
"When you come in you're tired, but they want to play with you, but if you give them that 5 minutes that's good enough for them and that seems to have brought him on an awful lot."
"Great course, got so much out of it..."
"Course has had a huge impact on me at home and work, enjoyed every minute of every session."
For more information or to book places on any of our training please email training [at] archways.ie or phone (01)4568734
Coming up in Autumn/Winter 2013
IY® Classroom Dina Group Leader training: September 23rd-25th Ballymun [more info]
IY® Small Group Dina Group Leader training: September 26th-28th Dundalk [more info]
Mentoring For Achievement Programme Mentor Training: 21st - 23rd October in Dublin - to be confirmed - [more info]
IY® BASIC Parent Group Leader training: 27th - 29th November in Dublin - to be confirmed - [more info]
IY® Peer Coach training: Dina Peer Coach training to take place in December - to be confirmed - [more info]
IY® Dina & Parent Consultation Days: Dina & Parent Consultation Days to take place in December - to be confirmed - [more info]
You can submit requests for placement on any of our Group Leader Training and Incredible Years Parenting Programmes online.
Please be aware that due to the high level of requests we cannot guarantee placement on any of our course. While we do endeavour to respond to all requests, a submission of request is not a guarantee of a place.
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