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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 […]

An Introduction To Transgender Awareness

Venue Online Price 20.00 Event Date 22 Mar 2023 – 23 Mar 2023 Time 9.30 am – 1 pm   This two half-day workshop will be of interest to Clinical Measurement Physiologists and other HSCPs who wish to increase their knowledge of Trans issues in an Irish and an International context. ‘The LGBT Ireland Report’ (Higgins et al., 2016) recommended training to reduce mental health risks and to build resilience among trans people, including children and young people. The Eurohealthnet report ‘Health4LGBTI’ recommended promoting diversity and inclusion by aiming to increase the use of inclusive language and inclusive practice. Informed […]

Competency Framework – National Institute of Intellectual Disability Studies

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

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 […]