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Student Support

External Supports Available

Family Resource Centre Cahersiveen

Play Therapy

Art Therapy

Counselling

Fore more on the Family Resource Centre- Click Here

Strengthening Families Programme

Evidence based 14 week skills training programme that involves the parent and their son/daughter. Designed to reduce multiple risk factors by focusing on relationships, communication, social and life skills, resisting peer influences, conflict resolution, decision making etc. (Available through Family Resource Centre)

KDYS Mentoring

  • Mentors & young people will meet on a weekly basis to build their relationship.
  • Focused on equipping students with skills and opportunities to make positive life choices.
  • Young people feel more connected to the world around them
  • Families of young people involved will feel supported and enabled to engage in other services should they need them.
  • Volunteer mentors will be trained to a high standard and given opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people For more on KDYS Click Here

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Parental information on Online Safety, healthy online behaviour, popular Apps- useful videos and expert advice for parents Click Here

Jigsaw

Where the school believes a students will be best met through Jigsaw referral parents will be contacted by the Year Head/Counsellor/Principal to arrange the referral. Students receive a bundle of Free counselling courses to support them overcome whatever the challenge they are facing, however big or small. Click Here

South West Counselling Services

Where the school believes a students will be best met through South West Counselling referral, parents will be contacted by the Counsellor to arrange the referral. Click Here

Garda Youth Diversion Programme

It is a community based, multi-agency youth crime prevention initiatives primarily seeking to divert young people who have been involved in anti-social and /or criminal behaviour.

-activities to facilitate personal development promote civic responsibility and improve long-term employability prospects.

The project works with the young person and sets an individual plan of intervention for him/her to assist the individual in an examination of their decision making process, focusing on the actions that may have led them to offend and on the need for change. Click Here

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

CAMHS is run by the HSE. It is a specialist service for people under the age of 18 with mental health difficulties. These are difficulties that affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviours every day.

Some conditions treated in CAMHS include:

  • moderate to severe depression
  • anxiety
  • eating disorders
  • self-harm

Where the school believes a student’s needs will be best met through CAMHS referral parents will be contacted by the Counsellor/Principal to arrange the referral For more about CAHMS Click Here

NEPS (National Educational Psychological Service provided by the Department of Education and Skills)

NEPS is a service which works with students with learning needs and students with behaviour and social & emotional development needs.

Where the school believes a students will be best met through NEPS referral parents will be contacted by the SEN Coordniator/Counsellor/Principal to arrange the referral. For more about NEPS Click Here

KDYS Community Based Drugs & Alcohol InitiativesClick Here

Meitheal

The Meitheal approach helps students where they may need the support of more than one service. A multi-agency team work together to bring together a range of expertise, knowledge and skills tailored to meet the needs of the child and family. For Brochure Click Here

HSE

Where the school believes a student's needs will be best met through HSE referral, parents will be contacted by the Counsellor/Principal to arrange the referral.

St Vincent da Paul Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Financial support provided to assist parents with the financial cost of education. St Vincent da Paul deals directly with the parent and meets the parent to assess the support required. This is a confidential arrangement between the parent and St Vincent da Paul.

Support may be provided for book rental, uniform, TY fees etc. They also assist with a host of other areas which go beyond the student’s school needs.Click Here

English Classes for parents- run through the Family Resource Centre. Conversation classes for parents whose first language is not English.

ExtraEnglishClassesfor students visiting through the local language School ASANA

International students are offered extra English classes if English is not their first language and they are in need of support in the language. This takes place after school and is organized by the host language institution eg ASANA.

If you feel the need to speak to someone, contact:

  • Your local GP OR Southdoc Killorglin 1850 335 999 Click Here
  • Pieta House 1800 247247 OR text “Help” to 51444 OR email mary@pieta.ie – (suicide, self-harm) Click Here
  • Samaritans 116 123 OR text 087-2609090 OR email jo@samaritans.org (At hand 24/7) Click Here
  • Aware 1800 80 48 48 (depression, anxiety) Click Here
  • Teen-Line Ireland 1800 833 634 (for ages 13 to 19) Click Here
  • Childline 1800 66 66 66 (for under 18s) Click Here
Sep 27
2021
Wellbeing Week
Oct 14
2021
3yr, 6yr & LCA2 Parent -Teacher-Student Meeting
Oct 25
2021
Mid Term Break
Nov 04
2021
2yr, 5yr & LCA1 Parent-Teacher-Student Meeting
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