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Interprofessional Cultural Awareness Training – Dr Mary-Pat O Malley Keighran

Online Event

Cultural competence enhances the ability of providers and organisations to effectively deliver health care services that meet the social, cultural, and linguistic needs of service users. Ireland is a culturally and linguistically diverse nation with the 2016 census revealing that 612,018 residents (13% of the population) are multilingual and speak a language other than Irish or English at home (CSO,  2016


Gender Identity Skills Training – Vanessa Lacey Transgender Equality Network Ireland

Online Event

Social Care Ireland is delighted to collaborate on this online workshop, with the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI). The training focuses on the health and well-being of trans people and their families. TENI has partnered with the HSE and key professional healthcare providers to ensure that Gender Identity Skills Training (GIST) is delivered in 2019. GIST was piloted in 2017 and externally and internally evaluated.


Mindfulness Stress and Resilience – Dee Hennessy Master Facilitator Mindfulness

Online Event

Social care Ireland are delighted to welcome back Dee Hennessy who has provided training for us in the past. During 2020 Dee developed some meditation & mindfulness training courses specifically for the human care workplace and the particular challenges of the worldwide pandemic. These interventions come from a place of deep understanding of human care work and are simple, practical and accessible to all. With the fast pace of life these days, many of us can feel overwhelmed and under pressur

Get Tickets €20 – €80.00 17 tickets left

Non Violent Resistance in Practice (five day course) – Dr Declan Coogan

Online Event

What is Non Violent Resistance?
The Non Violent Resistance (NVR) model includes a brief, systemic and evidence-based response to child to parent violence & abuse. It aims to empower & support parents/carers in preventing & responding to the violent and controlling behaviour of children and teenagers.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy – Brendan Murphy Western Consultancy Services

Online Event

This is an interdisciplinary event, Social Care Ireland are collaborating with the Association of Occupational Therapist of Ireland.  We have worked jointly on similar events like Motivational Interviewing, that have been very successful. (SFBT) is an effective, respectful, and powerful tool for workers in the health and social care field. SFBT focuses on client’s resources and skills, rather than on their deficits and weaknesses to help them to find solutions and create preferred futures rather than dwelling on past failures.

Get Tickets €60.00 – €120 10 tickets left

Creative ways to support our own and others emotional regulation- Dr Karen Treisman

Online Event

Social Care Ireland are delighted to collaborate with Dr Karen Treisman with this full- day workshop on creative ways to support our own and others emotional regulation. As we know many of us and the children, parents, and adults we support can struggle with regulating their emotions. This might be due to worry, stress, trauma, low mood, cognitive difficulties, and various other reasons. With this in mind, it is crucial to support ourselves and others to regulate.

Get Tickets €15.00 – €35.00 115 tickets left

Working effectively with people with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Health difficulties- Martha Mc Ginn National Institute of Intellectual Disability Studies

Online Event

This is an introductory programme which will prepare learners to be able to understand and clearly identify their role in supporting the needs for this very vulnerable and complex group of service users.  It will also prepare learners if they wanted to undertake a more comprehensive programme with the National Institute of Intellectual Disability Studies. 

Get Tickets €30 – €80 13 tickets left

Trauma-informed physical environments, spaces, and buildings: Dr Karen Treisman

Online Event

Social Care Ireland are delighted to collaborate with Dr Karen Treisman with this half day workshop on physical environments. A brief but interesting and insightful morning workshop which applies some of the concepts, ideas, and principles of trauma informed practice into how we can infuse and incorporate these into our physical spaces, environments, rooms, and buildings.

Get Tickets €10 – €20