Stepping Up To Secondary School 2023 – Webinar recording

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A webinar for parents that have children starting at secondary school after the summer.

Practical hints and tips and a discussion with our panel:

• Gina Dermody – Adolescent Psychotherapist
• Helen Butler – Youth Coach
• Niamh O’Flanagan – School Chaplain


0:00 Welcome and introductions
02:30 Planet Youth presentation – Parent’s Booklet – Sleep – Substance use – Step Up website
18:40 Questions to the panel
01:04:24 Conclusion

Link to the first-year parent’s Guidelines for Parents booklet
Link to Youthwork Ireland Galway’s mental health resource – Minding your mind
Link to the Cineáltas: Action Plan on Bullying