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March 2019

Multidisciplinary Reflective Practice Workshops

March 26 @ 9:30 am - September 20 @ 4:30 pm

Four multidisciplinary Reflective Practice workshop from March till September, conceptualizing Reflective Practice, learning styles with practical exercise. Reflective Thinking and your professional self with practical exercise. The Importance of Reflection in professional practice and the qualities underpinning reflective practice.

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September 2019

Two Day Training in the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 – Cork

September 9 @ 9:30 am - September 10 @ 4:30 pm
MaryMount University Hospital and Hospice, Curraheen
Cork City, Ireland

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act was signed into law on the 30th December 2015. This Act applies to everyone and is relevant to all health and social care services.  The Act is about supporting decision making and maximising a person’s capacity to make decisions. The Act will have significant implications for health and social care providers in the provision of safe person-centred care, based on respecting the individual rights of each person.

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Advocacy and Human Rights-based Practice

September 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ChildVision, ChildVision Grace Park Road
Drumcondra, Dublin Ireland
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€30 – €200 11 tickets left

The aim of the overall course as outlined below, is to provide knowledge, understanding and application of advocacy and human-rights based practice. In 2018, Ireland ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD),  this guarantee's the same fundamental rights to everyone.

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The healing power of play, supporting children and teenagers to heal from trauma-Joanna Fortune

September 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - March 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
€120 – €280 14 tickets left

Joanna Fortune, Solamh is back by popular demand  with Social Care Ireland and she will facilitate a four day workshop in Dublin (September-March, the price is inclusive of all four days)  that teaches therapeutic techniques suitable for working with trauma and disrupted attachment in children and young people. 

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October 2019

The Challenge of the Dynamics of Attachment for Professional Care Givers and the Impact on their own Health and Well-Being

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
St Andrews resource Centre, 114-116 Pearse Street
Dublin 2, Dublin 2 Ireland
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Participants will be introduced to the theoretical work of Dorothy Heard and Brian Lake who built on the work of John Bowlby and extended the number of biological systems involved in the attachment dynamic. These include, in addition to care seeking and caregiving, the interpersonal systems for self defence sexuality and interest sharing.

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Launch of Findings from ‘Workplace related violence’ Research

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
UCC, University College Cork
€20 98 tickets left

Earlier this year, Social care Ireland was involved in a Community-Academic Research Links initiative, CARL, which is located at University College Cork and invites non-profit voluntary or community organisations (CSOs) to suggest potential research topics that can be pursued by students on their behalf across a wide range of academic disciplines in UCC. Two Masters students in social work collaborated with SCI under this CARL initiative in "Exploring the extent of workplace related violence experienced by Social Care Workers in residential Disability Services.

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Disability Special Interest Group Annual Conference 2019

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
ChildVision, ChildVision Grace Park Road
Drumcondra, Dublin Ireland
€10 – €20 78 tickets left

Save the date; Disability Special Interest Group Annual Conference   Date: 24th October 2019 Journey to de-congregation- where are we now? Venue: ChildVision, Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 Time: 9:30 am Registration, 10 am start till 3:30 pm Lunch & refreshments provided Social Care Ireland are delighted to support the Disability Special Interest Group with their annual conference. Exploring the Journey to de-congregation- where are we now? One of the Government’s key objectives is to provide people with disabilities with services and supports which will empower them to live independent lives, provide them with greater independence in accessing the services…

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November 2019

Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015- Sligo

November 19 @ 9:00 am - November 20 @ 4:30 pm
Clayton Hotel Sligo, Clarion Road, Ballinode, Sligo, F91 N8EF
Sligo, F91 N8EF Ireland
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The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act was signed into law on the 30th December 2015. This Act applies to everyone and is relevant to all health and social care services.  The Act is about supporting decision making and maximising a person’s capacity to make decisions. The Act will have significant implications for health and social care providers in the provision of safe person-centred care, based on respecting the individual rights of each person.

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April 2020

Annual Social Care Ireland Conference 2020

April 1, 2020 @ 9:30 am - April 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Radisson Blu Sligo Ireland

Save the date; for next years Annual Social Care Ireland Conference 2020, in Sligo.

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