Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Parents Support Webinar Reminder

Dear All, Would you be so kind as to send this reminder to parents of your pupils please. We realise how busy households are at present and would like to offer some little support to parents. Parent Support webinar will take place via Zoom on Tuesday 23rd of February at 7pm and is free of charge. To book a place please visit our website www.westcorkeducationcentre.ie Parents of children in Primary School - Juggling Home and School. This webinar will offer practical advice to parents who once again find themselves juggling home and school in one place. This webinar will explore how to support your child’s emotional wellbeing whilst also taking care of your own. It will identify how to motivate your child depending on age and examine how to connect with your child. Primary Discussion Topics What is my child’s brain doing? Social and emotional communication Why empathy is the number one tool Calming strategies…..My cup first. Supporting my child through change Learning Outcomes To explore social and emotional communication. To identify ways to build routine, connection and motivation. To examine when and how to using calming strategies. Nicola Culloty is a primary school teacher with twenty years experience working with disadvantaged communities. As Home School Community Liaison she formed an authentic and lasting partnership with parents and is passionate about helping parents. Nicola completed a Masters in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and is currently practising as a CBT therapist. She is very experienced on the impact of trauma on both adults and children and is proficient in the techniques used to overcome and assist those living with mental health issues. Nicola has facilitated parenting groups and worked closely with parents of children who have experienced trauma in her roles as teacher, therapist and HSCL. Nicola is also a parent of two children in Primary School and is currently working on her juggling skills with all the other parents in Ireland. full circle logo -- West Cork Education Centre, The Square, Dunmanway, Co. Cork Email: info@westcorkeducationcentre.ie Phone: +353 (23) 8856756 / 8856757 Fax: +353 (23) 8856752