Position: Supervisor

Department: Cur le Cheile

Alison’s role involves creating a safe, high quality service for the children and parents.

Alison Crowley has been working at Togher Family Centre since 2017. She is a Supervisor in Cur le Cheile at Togher Family Centre. Alison has played a lead role in the transformation of Glentrasna a new preschool in the Glen area. She has a great involvement in the Togher Family Centre Summer camp, which provides children with new experiences and skills through exciting opportunities. Alison is the Student Placement Co-ordinator. She is dedicated to furthering her professional development and is currently completing a H-Dip in HR Management in UCC.

Relevant Qualification

BA Honours Degree In Early Years and Childhood Studies (level 8)

Checklist Training

  • Manual Handling
  • Fire Warden Training
  • First Aid Responder
  • Children First
  • CFR Community – Salbutamol
  • CFR Community – Epi Pen

Additional Training

  • Marte Meo Training  
  • Happy Talk  
  • ELKLAN  
  • Child Nutrition  
  • Child Psychology  
  • PECS 
  • Diversity, Equality and Inclusion 
  • ACES training  
  • QRF Training  

Special Interest

Alison has a special interest in Speech, Language and Communication needs in children. She implements this daily in the preschool environment using strategies such as Modelling and Expanding. Alison is also passionate about employee motivation and well-being.

1A Glentrasna Drive

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1A Glentrasna Drive, on the northside of Cork City, houses our Glentrasna Early Years service and a branch of Togher Contact Centre.

Tús an Bhothair

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Our Tús an Bhothair Early Years service is located on the grounds of Togher boys primary school with its own entrance via the church car park.

Cur Le Chéile

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Our Cur Le Chéile Eary Years Service is located on the grounds of Togher Girls Primary School.

Togher Family Support

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We provide a supportive space where parents can be heard. Our hope is that parents can get the support they need when they need it, not when things may have…

Togher Counselling Service

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Togher Counselling and Therapy services are located in our Main Centre in Maglin Grove and Tom O’Sullivan House – our Shournagh Grove premises. Our professional counsellors specialise in various areas…

Togher Contact Centre

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Togher Contact Centre provides an opportunity for children, their parents, and extended family members to meet in a safe, neutral environment. Child contact visits are supervised by our experienced and…