May 31, 2023

Spinal Cord Injury – Save the Date

Spinal Cord Injury: Information Day for Health Care Professionals This course is open to all healthcare professionals wishing to increase their knowledge and understanding of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). This course will be delivered by: The Spinal Cord Injury Interdisciplinary Team at NRH Provisional Programme: • Aspects of SCI diagnosis, treatment, and community needs • Choice of lectures on specialised SCI topics • Lunch time information stands • Choice of workshops • Patient experience talk   Full Details – NRH SCSC Information Day
May 22, 2023

Parent Consultations – Building a Better CAMHS

  The mental health service for children and adolescents, CAMHS, provides specialist mental health support for young people in Ireland. The Health Services Executive is working to build a better youth mental health service for Ireland that can meet young people’s mental health needs more effectively. As part of this, a national group has been set up to find better ways for young people, their parents and guardians, and CAMHS to engage with one another about service improvement. Having already held a consultation with young people, the Mental Health Engagement and Recovery Office are interested in how parents/guardians would like to give […]
May 16, 2023

CPD and CORU Registration Open Forum

Thanks you for joining us last week for the first online open forum for CPD and CORU registration. Just to follow up with some queries ONLY Section 91 applicants under the Health and Social Care Professional Act 2005 ( as amended) will have to Grandparent in. Students on a CORU approved course listed in the bye law (under the HSCP’s Act) do not have to grandparent in they are called Section 38 applicants. Apologies if this caused confusion. On the Social Care Ireland home page there is a CORU dropdown. We update this regularly Grandparenting (two year transitional period 30th November 2023- […]
May 5, 2023

Free webinar Reducing the Use of Restrictive Practices

 HIQA is commencing Restricted Practice thematic inspections. In preparation for this, the National Institute of Intellectual Disability is holding free webinars, with specific focus on Reducing the Use of Restrictive Practice. The dates are as follows: 23rd May 10:30 – 11:30 Reducing the Use of Restricted Practices 23rd May 12:30 – 1:30 -Reducing the Use of Restricted Practices 23rd May 3:00 – 4:00- Reducing the Use of Restricted Practices.
May 5, 2023

CORU CPD Education and Training Video

Following on from CORU stakeholder engagement survey last year, CORU has developed a video resource that can be used to support health and social care students in learning about Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements under their Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics, once registered.   The ‘Preparing for continuing professional development as a registered professional’ video is now available on the CORU website and YouTube channel.    
April 25, 2023

National Office of Human Rights & Equality Policy – Spring Round up 2023

National Office for Human Rights & Equality Policy – Spring Round Up 2023
April 25, 2023

Introduction To Autism And Neurodiversity In Mental Health Settings

Venue Online Price 20.00 Event Date 24 May 2023 Time 9.30am – 1pm APPLY NOW This half-day workshop will help participants to understand the unique occupational needs of the autistic community. This training will be invaluable to upskill healthcare professionals so that they are equipped to deal effectively with this client cohort. This course will be run twice: May 24th 2023: Interdisciplinary About the course: Autistic people show more depressive symptoms than neurotypical people (Mazzone et al., 2013) and children diagnosed with autism are 28 times more likely to show evidence of suicidal ideation compared to neurotypical children (Mayes et […]
April 18, 2023

‘Reconnecting with the Heart of Frontline Practice: ‘Connecting with Compassion in Diverse and Complex Settings’ on Tuesday 30th May 2023

Join the fourth national conference for frontline practitioners: ‘Reconnecting with the Heart of Frontline Practice: ‘Connecting with Compassion in Diverse and Complex Settings’ on Tuesday 30th May 2023 at Nano Nagle Place in Cork and online. We invite you to join us in the tranquil surroundings of Nano Nagle Place in Cork or online on Tuesday 30th May 2023 for a one-day conference to provide a safe and nourishing space for you to reflect on how human connection can help buffer and support us during these challenging times. The theme of this year’s conference is “Reconnecting with the Heart of […]
April 18, 2023

Social media abuse and online harassment in social work and probation

Thursday 27th April 1-2pm (online). Presenters: Dr Kenneth Burns, Olwen Halvey and Dr Fiachra Ó Súilleabháin, UCC This UCC study is one of the first in the world to examine this issue within the profession. This webinar will examine findings from a national survey and explore strategies for social workers, probation officers, managers, and organisations to respond and protect. Visit the website for this study to find out more. Click here to register for this webinar.
March 23, 2023

Walk the Walk for Mental Health – Jigsaw

Walk the walk for mental health. Jigsaw needs your help. Join us for Hike for Hope 2023 to hike and raise money for young people’s mental health. You can take this on as a solo challenge, hike with friends and family, or join us on our organised hike in the Dublin Mountains on Saturday, 29 April 2023. REGISTER NOW In 2022 Jigsaw reached thousands of young people with our mental health services and supports – but it still wasn’t enough. There were thousands more that need support that we cannot reach. By taking part in Hike for Hope, you’re making sure […]
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