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March 2019

Multidisciplinary Reflective Practice Workshops

March 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 20, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 10, 2019 @ 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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Healthcare and Law Workshop for Dietitians/HSCPs

September 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - September 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Valerie Place Room, Centre for Learning & Development, Trinity Centre, St James’ Hospital, Dublin 8

This two day workshop is for Health and Social Care Professionals who need to know more about the implications of current healthcare legislation for their own practice and, where relevant, for that of their staff. The course will explore relevant legislation through use of case studies, and reference to current policies/guidelines and their practical application.

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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
UCC, University College Cork
€20

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, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
ChildVision, ChildVision Grace Park Road
Drumcondra, Dublin Ireland
€10 – €20

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 DOWNLOAD FLYER  We can now confirm that Finian Mc Grath, Minister of State for Disabilities will be available to open the conference. 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…

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Using an Attachment and Trauma Informed Perspective in Social Care Work with Children

October 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
St Andrews Resource Centre, 114-116 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 (TBC)

Aoife is a qualified Social Worker, and has additional qualifications and training in attachment assessments (AAI, Care Index, Narrative Story Stems), as well as interventions for children and adults with trauma histories and attachment issues; Theraplay and Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT).

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November 2019

Advocacy and Human Rights-based Practice

November 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ChildVision, ChildVision Grace Park Road
Drumcondra, Dublin Ireland
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€50 – €110

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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“Mental Health – Beyond the Label”- Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference

November 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
ChildVision, ChildVision Grace Park Road
Drumcondra, Dublin Ireland
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€10 – €20

This year's conference is open to all Social Care Workers, students and Allied Health Professionals with an interest in mental health.   We were delighted to welcome practitioners and students from a wide variety of health and social care backgrounds last year which led to a wonderful enlightening day which we aim to replicate this year.

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Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015- Sligo

November 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 20, 2019 @ 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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Motivational Interviewing Level 1 – Cork

November 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - November 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
MaryMount University Hospital and Hospice, Curraheen
Cork City, Ireland
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€35

The aim of the level 1 course is to introduce participants to the basic concepts, principles and strategies of Motivational Interviewing.Level 1 will introduce participants to what motivational interviewing is and supporting people to change their behaviour.

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