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Developing Children’s Resilience: Approaches from Positive Psychology

Developing children’s resilience is now more vital than ever, as children face increasing challenges to their mental health. We need to equip children with the skills they need to flourish and thrive, despite these many difficulties and obstacles. The field of Positive Psychology, which is the science of well-being, can offer us many approaches and ideas for nurturing children’s resilience, through a combination of support and skills. This talk will share insights and research on resilience, as well as 8 practical resilience skills, 3 of which will be explored in detail. Suitable for primary & post-primary teachers and SNAs Facilitator: Fiona Forman Fiona Forman is an author, speaker, facilitator and trainer in the area of well-being and Positive Psychology in education and parenting. She holds an M. Sc. in Applied Positive Psychology, the science of well-being, from the University of East London. Having spent many years as a teacher, Fiona is passionate about placing well-being at the heart of school and family life, and she has seen first-hand the many benefits this brings to both young people and adults alike. She is the co-author of Weaving Well-Being, an SPHE programme for children which is now widely used in Ireland and abroad. Fiona is also the author of Wired for Well-Being, a new well-being programme for second level schools. Her junior programme, Welcome to Well-Being, has also been released in Ireland and abroad. Fiona is also the mother of 2 young adults, which has deepened her awareness of the importance of equipping our children with the support and skills they need to thrive and flourish, despite the challenges of life. Her latest book, BRAVER THAN YOU BELIEVE: A Parent’s Guide to Building Children’s Resilience using Positive Psychology Skills has recently been released. Social Media https://www.instagram.com/fionaformanwellbeing/ https://twitter.com/FionaWellBeing

Course Details

Course Date 13-03-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 13-03-2024 8:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Speaker Fiona Forman
Number Hours 1
Location Online

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