Facilitator Training: My Friends Youth Post-Primary

NEPS in conjunction with Sligo Education Centre are delighted to offer Facilitator Training in MY FRIENDS Youth (Post-Primary) to teachers in Sligo Post-Primary Schools. The programme will be hosted live by NEPS via Zoom over 3 webinars. Dates and time for the webinars are listed below.

Tuesday November 7th     2.00pm – 5.00pm

Tuesday November 14th   2.00pm – 5.00pm

Tuesday November 21st   2.00pm – 5.00pm

This anxiety prevention and resilience programme complements the JCT Wellbeing Programme.  More information can be found on:  www.friendsresilience.org. Facilitator training to teach the programme to students and order materials requires attendance at all three webinars. Training is free of charge for teachers. After training, the cost of the Activity Book per student is currently €10 (based on current exchange rate). The Facilitator Manuals for teachers are €12 to €50 (depending on the book format; pdf or printed) which can be purchased from FRIENDS Resilience after training.

This year, the FRIENDS course is being offered to schools in our region, with priority for post-primary schools which are new to DEIS and then other post-primary schools thereafter.

If you would like to apply for this course, please click on the online registration link below before Monday 25th September.


Following your expression of interest, all applications will be reviewed by NEPS and we will be in touch in due course to indicate if your teacher/s have been allocated place/s.

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Course Properties

Course date 07-11-2023 2:00 pm
End Date 21-11-2023 5:00 pm
Fee Free
Speaker NEPS
Select Hours 9
Location Online

We are no longer accepting registration for this course


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Sligo Education Centre

Contact details

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Address: IT Campus, Ballinode, Sligo 
Eir Code: F91 WFW9 
Phone: +353 71 9138700 
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