Upcoming Training / Events

Archways are putting out an expression of interest for the following programme.

 

 

Parenting Your Teen – Odyssey Programme

The dates are as follows

(6 sessions x 2 hours)

Wed 4th February 2021

Wed 11th February

Wed 18th February

Wed 25th February

Wed 4th March

Wed 11th March

From 10. 00 am to 12.00pm

Training will be by Zoom link  by Director of Training & Development Maria Rogan

 

Parenting Your Teen Odyssey Programme provides support parents during their children’s adolescence. It is a structured programme delivered to groups of parents. It targets parents who have mild to moderate issues with their teenagers, aged between 11-18 years old. This is an evidenced based Irish programme which will be delivered online over the course of 6 sessions, all materials to be supplied to enable delivery on completion.

The cost of €700 will include ongoing supervision plus Manual including delivery material.

The findings from the research evaluation provided ‘convincing evidence of the effectiveness of the programme’The Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen is a structured programme delivered to groups of parents in sessions of two hours. It targets parents who have mild to moderate issues with their teenagers, aged between 11-18 years old.

 

PROGRAMME AIM

To improve the parent / teenager relationship

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

To provide parents with the skills and knowledge about:

  • how to be an authoritative parent
  • the changes that happen during adolescence
  • how these changes affect teenagers thinking and their relationships
  • how to put in place rules and consequences
  • how to build teenagers self-esteem
  • how to manage conflict and problems effectively
  • how to access support services.

 

If you are interested in participating in this training or require further information please send email to info@archways.ie for the attention of Sandra.  

Please note you may be eligible for a subsidy on this programme contact above for further details.

 

Previous Training Opportunities

Incredible Years Small Group Dina Group Leader Training

21st 22nd & 25th May 2020

Training Venue : Dublin 

We ask that all participants attend on Day 1 at 8.45am (Sharp) as lateness disrupts the group   Peter Loft will arrange times for Day 2 and Day 3.

Training costs €850 per participant, this covers all t/c breaks, buffet lunch each day, participants will be supplied with a training manual relevant to three-day training plus a copy of IY Teachers Book “Incredible Teachers” – Certificates will be issued on completion of training.

 Peter Loft Mentor IY Seattle

Small Group Dinosaur Child Social Skills Group Leader Training (ages 3-6) (Treatment)

This 3-day workshop will present in depth the Dina Dinosaur Child Social Skills, Emotional Regulation & Problem Solving Training for Children designed by Dr. Webster-Stratton to help young children who have behaviour problems. The program focuses on ways to promote children’s emotional literacy, anger management, appropriate conflict management strategies, expected classroom behaviours, and positive social skills or friendship behaviours with other children and adults.

The workshop will cover methods for working with small groups of children including role-play, rehearsal, video and live modelling, group discussion and small group activities. The intervention program is appropriate for use by therapists with small groups of children with behaviour problems either in mental health centres as “pull out” programs in schools. The program has been shown to be effective in four randomised control group studies with families of children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder.

This curriculum uses Webster-Stratton’s book Incredible Teachers: Nurturing Children’s Social, Emotional and Academic Competence as the companion book for therapists

If you are interested in this training please contact Sandra on info@archways.ie to register as places are filling up fast !!!!!

Peter Loft – Trainer

Parent Programme (Toddler/Preschool, School Age, Advance), Dina Small Group Treatment, Teacher Classroom Management and Classroom Dina Programmes

Peter is a Social Worker. He is certified as both a parent group leader, child dinosaur group leader – treatment and prevention, and teacher group leader. He has offered these programs as treatment programs for families with children with diagnosed problems with defiant disorder and conduct problems, at the University of Washington Parenting Clinic. He is a certified trainer in the parent program, the small group Dina Dinosaur program, the Classroom-based Dina Dinosaur program, and the Teacher Classroom Management program. He has trained people in the US, UK, and worldwide.

 

 

Incredible Years® Basic Parent Group Leader Training

Date: April 22nd, 23rd, 24th (Wed thru Fri)

Facilitated by Dr Sean McDonnell IY Mentor

The Basic Parent Training Programme is for group leaders who are working with parents. This 3-day training is designed to promote positive strategies and to assist parents in managing children’s communication skills and supporting children’s education. Group process issues such as empowering the parent, collaborating, dealing with resistance, confronting and teaching, supporting and advocating for parents will be discussed. The training provides group leaders with the skills and information they need to begin delivering a number of the Incredible Years® age-specific Parent Programme.

Cost: €700.00

Price: Includes tea/coffee plus lunch each day and course materials.

Venue: Archways New Office: 7-8 Oakfield Industrial Estate, Clondalkin Dublin 22

Booking: Contact Sandra at 01 457 4307 or info@archways.ie

 

 

Incredible Years® Basic Parent Group Leader Training

Date: 30th January;  31st January & 1st February 2019

Faciliatated by Dr Sean McDonnell IY Mentor

The Basic Parent Training Programme is for group leaders who are working with parents. This 3-day training is designed to promote positive strategies and to assist parents in managing children’s communication skills and supporting children’s education. Group process issues such as empowering the parent, collaborating, dealing with resistance, confronting and teaching, supporting and advocating for parents will be discussed. The training provides group leaders with the skills and information they need to begin delivering a number of the Incredible Years® age-specific Parent Programme.

Cost: €650.00

Price: Includes tea/coffee plus lunch each day and course materials.

Venue: Archways New Office: 7-8 Oakfield Industrial Estate, Clondalkin Dublin 22

Booking: Contact Sandra at 01 457 4307 or info@archways.ie

 

Incredible Years® Baby Group Leader Training

Facilitated by: Kimberlee Shoecraft IY Mentor (USA)

This 2-day training is designed for parent group leaders, regardless of whether they have completed the Basic Parent Group Leader Training for young children (although it can be beneficial to attend the 3-day Basic training first). This 8-9 session program focuses on teaching parents how to provide nurturing parenting to babies including offering physical, tactile, verbal and visual stimulation, coping with crying babies, safety proofing one’s house, and understanding the developmental needs of babies. Parents will learn about managing issues such as crying
babies, feeding and diapering problems, and leaders will take advantage of the babies’ presence in the group to set up practices (for example, baby massage).

The curriculum uses Webster-Stratton’s book Incredible Babies as the text
for parents.

Cost:  €675

Date: 10th and 11th January 2019

Venue: TBC

To register your interest or to secure a place: 

Contact Sandra: info@archways.ie  or call 01 457 4306

Incredible Years® Classroom Dina Group Leader Training

Date: 15th thru 17th October 2018

Time: 9:30- 4pm

Cost: €750.00

Price includes tea/coffee, lunch each day, course material  & book

Incredible Years® Small Group Dina Group Leader Training

Date: 14th thru 16th November 2018

Time: 9:30 – 4pm

Cost: €750.00

Price includes tea/coffee, lunch each day, course material  & book “Incredible Teachers”

Incredible Years® Basic Parent Group Leader Training

Date: 4th – 6th December 2018

The Basic Parent Training Programme is for group leaders who are working with parents. This 3-day training is designed to promote positive strategies and to assist parents in managing children’s communication skills and supporting children’s education. Group process issues such as empowering the parent, collaborating, dealing with resistance, confronting and teaching, supporting and advocating for parents will be discussed. The training provides group leaders with the skills and information they need to begin delivering a number of the Incredible Years® age-specific Parent Programme.

Cost: €650.00

Price includes tea/coffee plus lunch each day and course materials.

Venue: Archways New Office: 7-8 Oakfield Industrial Estate, Clondalkin Dublin 22