March 13, 2019

Meet the SIG on March 27th & 28th

Are you attending the Social Care Ireland Annual Conference? If so make sure to drop by the Disability SIG stand and introduce yourself. Members of the Disability  SIG will be there over the two days to provide information on the SIG and how to get involved. New members are always welcome.
March 12, 2019

Research Questionnaire for Social Care Workers in the Disability Sector

Claire Hurley would like your support. She is am an undergraduate student studying psychology in NUIG, and she is involved in research under the supervision of Dr Clodagh Murray and Dr Annmarie Groarke. My research examines the treatment and support currently being provided to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities who display addictive behaviours and how these treatment plans can be developed and improved. I am writing to seek your permission and aid in distributing an online questionnaire on this topic among your members. The following is the link to the questionnaire, which takes less than an hour to complete: […]
March 11, 2019

Non Violent Resistance in Practice- 5 day course

5 Day Short Course for Social Workers & Practitioners in Children & Family Services at NUI Galway March-April 2019 Why? Practitioners working with children & families in  many services are increasingly worried about   coercive, controlling and abusive behaviour in families. Sometimes parents talk about being afraid of their child; there are times when domestic violence is a concern. What can  we do? Brief Description: The Non Violence Resistance (NVR) Intervention Model is an evidenced based  approach that responds to the needs of practitioners for a non-blaming & structured response to the problem of abuse and/ or violence in family relationships. […]
March 6, 2019

Updated Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics 2019

In 2010, the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (Council) at CORU developed a Framework Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics detailing common standards across its regulated professions. The Framework Code is for use by each Registration Board to adopt its own Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. The Framework Code underwent a complete review in 2017 and in January 2018 Council approved the Framework Code for adoption by the Registration Boards in CORU. The Council Framework Code represents a clear, straightforward code incorporating common principles across each of regulated professionals. The philosophy around adopting a common code includes recognition […]
February 27, 2019

5 Day Short Course for Social Workers & Practitioners in Children & Family Services at NUI Galway March-April 2019

Practitioners working with children & families in  many services are increasingly worried about  coercive, controlling and abusive behaviour in families. Sometimes parents talk about being afraid of their child; there are times when domestic violence is a concern. What can  we do? The Non Violence Resistance (NVR) Intervention Model is an evidenced based  approach that responds to the needs of practitioners for a non-blaming & structured response to the problem of abuse and/ or violence in family relationships. Taking place over 5 Fridays in ILAS at NUI Galway from 15th March 2019, this course aims to increase practitioners confidence and […]
February 27, 2019

The Health Service Leadership Academy- Leading Care Programme

The Health Service Leadership Academy invites applications from Health and Social Care Professionals for its flagship programme, Leading Care I commencing in April 2019. Applications will close at 5pm on Thursday 28th February 2019 What is the Health Service Leadership Academy? The Health Service Leadership Academy was launched by the HSE in 2017 and its establishment is a key action within our People Strategy. The Leadership Academy is developing the leadership our patients, carers, service users and communities deserve by supporting leaders at every level in health and across every sector in healthcare. Leading Care I Leading Care I is […]
February 18, 2019

Implementing Behaviour Support Plans in Intellectual Disability Services

The following research study is aimed at individuals working in the area of behaviour support, providing behavioural recommendations in the intellectual disability sector. We are seeking your perspectives on the factors which enable your work and the challenges of implementing behaviour support plans within the intellectual disability sector. A Targeted Consultation We would like to hear what factors you believe act as barriers and facilitators to the implementation of behaviour support plans. Interviews will be commence at the end of February and will continue until the end of May. Telephone interviews can be arranged for participants unable to travel. The information you provide can help outline enablers to effective […]
February 13, 2019

Catalogue of the Health & Social Care Professions

Welcome to this interim issue of the Health and Social Care Professions (HSCP) Catalogue. Information included has been provided by Professional Bodies and focuses on the role of the discipline, education for entry to the profession* and contact details. *Information provided is intended to inform about education for entry to the profession in Ireland. For some professions, one programme is available but for others, multiple routes and programmes exist. Further information can be accessed from Professional Bodies and CORU (as relevant). For eligibility criteria, visit www.hse.ie and link to eligibility criteria for details on qualification requirements for application to HSE […]
February 7, 2019

Childhood Development Initiative; Dolly Parton Imagination Library coming to Tallaght

January 22, 2019

Voluntary Organisations; Train the Trainer Professional Supervision HSCP Supervisors

The National HSCP Office invite applications from the Voluntary Organisations, for the eight-day Train the Trainer, Professional Supervision for HSCP Supervisors. Successful applicants to complete the Train the Trainer programme will have the knowledge, skills and attributes to deliver the four-day Professional Supervision training programme for HSCP Supervisors within the Health Service. The programme is informed by the HSE HR Circular 002/2015 Supervision Guidelines for HSC Professionals and Priority 3 Supervision of the HSCP Education and Development Strategy 2016-2019. AIM: The Train the Trainer training programme is to equip the identified HSCP trainers from the Voluntary Organisations r to deliver […]