The Teenage Brain (Practitioner Event) – Fully Booked

  During adolescence many changes take place within the teenage brain. Dr John Coleman will host this event on Tuesday 24th November from 10 – 11.30am for practitioners to explain how this new information came about as a result of the technology of scanning. Dr John Coleman is a psychologist, author & research fellow. The … Continue reading The Teenage Brain (Practitioner Event) – Fully Booked

Parents & Teenagers Affected by Covid-19 (Parent Event) – Fully Booked

  Covid-19 has directly impacted families both positively & negatively. Dr John Coleman will host this event on Thursday 5th November from 7 – 8.30pm for parents. Dr John Coleman is a psychologist, author & research fellow. During the event, he will explore the: – challenges parents & teenagers have faced – future uncertainty & … Continue reading Parents & Teenagers Affected by Covid-19 (Parent Event) – Fully Booked

Guest Blog: The Teenage Brain in Lockdown

We have a special guest series of blogs from Dr John Coleman on parenting teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This blog focuses on the teenage brain during this critical time of development for young people and the impact lockdown may be having. Brain basics Major change: The teenage years are a time of major change in … Continue reading Guest Blog: The Teenage Brain in Lockdown

Guest Blog: Teenagers and Mental Health during the Pandemic

We have a special guest series of blogs from Dr John Coleman on parenting teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This blog will explore some of the feelings that young people are currently experiencing and how to talk to your teenager about mental health. It is hard to talk about mental health problems when everyone, no … Continue reading Guest Blog: Teenagers and Mental Health during the Pandemic

Guest Blog: Parents and teenagers at a time of Coronavirus

We have a special guest series of blogs from Dr John Coleman on parenting teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The first of the series will look at the general challenges families are facing at the moment and explore some of the emotions teenagers may be feeling. Being stuck at home for weeks on end will … Continue reading Guest Blog: Parents and teenagers at a time of Coronavirus

Parents’ Week Highlighting Challenges of Parenting in the Digital Age

Leading local parenting support charity, Parenting NI has launched its annual Parents’ Week campaign which this year focuses on the challenges of parenting in the digital age. Parenting NI increasingly hear from parents concerned about their children’s use of technology, whether it’s how much time they spend on their devices or sexting and cyberbullying. The … Continue reading Parents’ Week Highlighting Challenges of Parenting in the Digital Age

Parenting Week

Why is it important to celebrate parenting? Parents have an incredibly special role to play within our society – they are raising our future generation. Whilst most people would agree that this is an important and at times difficult job, often the expectations the society place on parents can make their job much more challenging. … Continue reading Parenting Week