STEPS Self Management Programme for Parents

09 March 2015
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Come along to a STEPS training programme for parents and educate yourself about epilepsy and managing your child's epilepsy and broader health & wellness issues. Meet other parents and carers to learn from each other and share experiences. The programme will run in 12 regional locations.

2016 Programmes: 

CORK ( have both Morning & Evening Programmes)

  • Dates: From February 16th
  • Times: 10.00am-1.00pm 
  • Venue: Vienna Woods Hotel


  • Date: From February 23rd
  • Times: 7.00pm -10.00pm
  • Venue: Oriel House, Cork


  • Dates: 5th February ( 1 Day Workshop)
  • Time:  10.00am- 3.00pm 
  • Venue: Harlequin Hotel


  • Dates: From February 22nd
  • Time: 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Venue: Carmelite Centre, Dublin 2


  • Dates: From October 4th 
  • Times: 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Venue: Carmelite Centre, Dublin 2


  • Dates: 15th April (1 DAY WORKSHOP)
  • Time: 10.00 am -3.00pm
  • Venue: Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway


  • Dates: From April 6th 
  • Times: 10.30am to 1.00 pm
  • Venue: Dromhall Hotel, Killarney


  • Dates: From February 1st 
  • Times: 10am to 12.30pm
  • Venue: Limerick Education Centre, Dooradoyle, Limerick


  • Dates: from March 2nd 
  • Times: 6.30pm-9.30pm
  • Venue: IWA, John Street, Business Park, Ardee



  • Date: From October 4th 
  • Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
  • Venue: Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Clonminch Road, Tullamore


  • Date: From March 8th 
  • Time: 10.30am-1.00pm
  • Venue: Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy


  • Dates: From February 18th 
  • Times: 10.00am to 1.00 pm
  • Venue: Glenview Hotel, Glen of The Downs

 The STEPS programme for parents includes:

  • Understanding epilepsy
  • Managing safety
  • Medication & medical system
  • Effects & Impacts of epilepsy
  • Understanding your child's needs
  • Education, school and learning issues
  • Understanding challenging behaviours
  • Positive parenting
  • Managing stress and positive coping skills for parents
  • Talking to your child about epilepsy
  • Epilepsy and adolescents

Attached Documents

PDF icon STEPS Parents Programme Flier (STEPS_parents_flyer.pdf | 315 kB)
PDF icon STEPS Parents Programme Poster (STEP_Parents_Poster.pdf | 630 kB)
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