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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Course

This programme has been endorsed by Social Care Ireland and is deemed to be of a high quality and relevant to social care practice. CBT is an evidence-based approach to working with clients in psychological or emotional distress . This L9 QQI Minor Award is designed to provide learners with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to CBT, which can be introduced into their professional practice with clients. This programme is delivered using Blended Learning, combining on-campus teaching inputs with live online classes. The programme includes a 33 hour work placement, which can be completed in the Social Care […]

Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities

Online Event

Social Care Ireland in collaboration with the National Institute of Intellectual Disability Services (NIIDS) are facilitating this 7 day programme.  Provide frontline staff with a framework for understanding and addressing the problems that arise when an individual has both intellectual disabilities and mental health difficulties and possibly a personality disorder. It provides staff with a range of creative strategies which they can use as effective approaches.

Social Care Ireland Conference 2023

Mount Wolseley Hotel Carlow

In light of the year ahead, with Coru registration finally on the horizon. The theme of the conference explores all the relationships we have within our practice, with each other, our colleagues and the people we support. How do we critically reflect on these relationship- based practices, promote and protect them in a more regulated environment. There will be Keynote Speakers and Workshops/Presentations relating to how, you the Social Care Professional, can improve your relationship-based practice and add to our skills and knowledge.

Get Tickets €40.00 – €180.00

Competency Framework – National Institute of Intellectual Disability Studies

National Institute of Intellectual Disability Studies Johnstown Business Centre, Johnstown, Co. Kildare

This online programme has been endorsed by Social Care Ireland and is deemed to be of a high quality and relevant to social care practice. The NIIDS Competency Framework is a model that sets out a blueprint for excellence in performance within the disability sector. When we do not have a definition of what excellence looks like, the judgement of best practices may be more subjective. Our competency framework exists to identify the personal attributes, competencies and skills required by all grades of staff to complete their role to the highest standard. The NDA made a request of the Department […]