The Diocesan Youth Leadership Course aims to train and enable the set up, facilitation and running of a Spirit Youth Group for TY participants’ age range 15-17 years of age.  You can check out the Leadership Course brochure  here Spirit Youth Leadership Brochure 2023

The following Facilitation Modules will be covered during the course:

  • Framework of a Spirit Youth Group
  • Basic Facilitation and Group Work Skills
  • Personal & Spiritual Development Programme
  • Safeguarding Training in Diocesan policies and procedures
  • JPII Awards and Parish Participation
  • Placement opportunity for training purposes

The Personal and Spiritual Development aspect of the course will include the following Modules titles:

  • Interpersonal Communication Techniques
  • Observation and Assertiveness Techniques
  • Positive Self-Image
  • Relationships and Coping Mechanisms
  • Peer Trust and Support
  • Personal Space
  • Me, myself and God.

Duration of Course:           Once a week for 8 weeks (3 hours per week) ending with a residential weekend.

Start date:                          Monday 2nd of October, 2023

Costs:                                 €100 per person (could be sponsored by school/parish)

Location:                            Diocesan Centre, Redmond House, St Peters College, Wexford.

 For further information please contact:

Colette O’Doherty,

Director of Religious Education & Youth Ministry

Tel: 053-9145511