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Date: Tue, Apr 05, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: MS Teams

Starting with a new Childminder is a major life change for young children, their families and for you as a Childminder. Settling in with a new Childminder always needs careful consideration, but the last 2 years of Covid restrictions have impacted the process of separation from parents more than ever. In this discussion with Childminders, Joanna will help us to understand what is going on for the child and how we can help manage the period of adjustment for everyone’s benefit.

To book your free place:

Email: m.nolan@laoischildcare.ie  or Tel: 057 8661029 / 8681970

Joanna Fortune is an accredited psychotherapist and attachment specialist. She is the author of the best-selling 15-Minute Parenting series of books (0-7 years; 8-12 years and the Teenage years.  She is the host of the 15-Minute parenting podcast and founded the Solamh Parent Child Relationship Clinic in Dublin in 2010 (www.solamh.com)where she has worked with families around a variety of issues. She writes and contributes to articles on child development and parenting in print publications and is also a regular media contributor to a variety of radio (RTE, Newstalk and

regional radio) and TV shows (RTE and Virgin Media Television). She is the parenting consultant on the weekly parenting slot on Newstalk’s Moncrieff for over 4 years.

 Instagram: @joannafortune

Twitter: @imJoannaFortune



NOTE: This is not a training on attachment nor is it a theoretical talk on attachment as the time available would not do this justice.  There will be reference to attachment formation as it relates to settling in /separation.


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