Resources and support to help parents teach children age 3-12 yrs about mental well-being
Free resources to help you help your child navigate their mental well-being
The aim of these free resource is to help you discover:
Michelle O Brien BSc(Hons)Psych; H.Dip. Coun; MIACP is the lead psychotherapist with BuddyBench Ireland, an award winning non-profit based in Kilkenny, that has made a positive impact on the mental well-being of more than 60,000 students in 330 primary schools across Ireland since 2016.
Register now to get instant access to age-appropriate training resources based on the lessons we've learned over the years teaching our award winning programme to more than 60,000 Irish primary school children.
If you're worried about the kind of world your children live in, are they resilient enough, do the have the right coping skills. Are you tired of "experts" telling you how to be a better parent and bake banana bread at the the same time, then this is for you.
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Each of the five videos focus on one important aspect of positive mental health and aims to give you, the parent, simple skills that you can use (without any special props or gadgets) to give your child powerful tools to look after their own mental well-being.
Michelle O Brien - Psychotherapist
The lessons and support have been designed for busy parents wishing to dip in and out on the go. Behind the speed and simplicity, a lot of work has gone into ensuring your learning experience is an engaging and enjoyable one.
Buddy Bench Ireland is an award winning not-for-profit that strengthens communities by educating primary school students on positive mental well-being with evidence-led lessons on topics such as kindness, resilience and emotional intelligence.
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The aim of these resources is to help parents take a proactive role in the development of positive mental health skills in children aged 3 to 12.
Sign up today for free and you'll get instant access to 5 expertly crafted lessons full of age-appropriate ideas proven to help prepare kids for dealing with life's inevitable ups and downs - as well as support!