October 21, 2021

What Underpins Good Child-centred Practices in Children’s Social Services?

“All children have a right to be safe, and to have timely access to appropriate services and support to maximise their well-being and development (United Nations General Assembly, 1989). The children who come to the attention of children’s social services are some of those who are at most risk of harm and abuse in society (Health Information and Quality Authority, 2012). Their needs must be fully assessed by these services, and the care and support they receive must be well planned, integrated, consistent, and tailored to their individual needs and circumstances” Read In Full – What Underpins Good Child-centred Practices […]
October 21, 2021

National HSCP Office: Recruitment of HSCPs to participate in research

Researchers from the University College Dublin Centre for Research, Education and Innovation in Health Systems are currently undertaking research to better understand healthcare team dynamics (i.e. communication, trust, respect, influence) and explore whether staff experiences of teamwork have changed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   COVID-19 has produced an unprecedented and extraordinary response from healthcare teams. There are stories emerging about more collaborative teamwork and shared decision-making. However, other staff note that care decisions have shifted back towards a hierarchical model due to restrictions on face-to-face multidisciplinary team interactions.   To better understand these team dynamics, we are inviting […]
October 18, 2021

Call for Abstracts Social Care Ireland Conference 2022

Call for Abstracts Conference Theme: Reconnecting, Reintegrating, and Regenerating: Bringing New and Vigorous Life to Social Care Date: 6th & 7th April, 2022 Venue: Sligo Radisson Hotel The Social Care Ireland Conference Committee welcome abstracts for consideration for research and practice/policy presentations, and workshops at the Social Care Ireland 2022 Annual Conference. The deadline for abstract submissions is 5pm, Friday 14th January 2022. Abstracts, accompanied by a fully completed abstract coversheet, should be submitted to socialcareirelandcon@gmail.com Abstract guidelines and a copy of the abstract coversheet can be downloaded here. Please note that abstracts must adhere to the submission guidelines and […]
October 8, 2021

Service Manager – Galway/Roscommon

Description POSITION SUMMARY The Service Manager will be primarily responsible for the operational implementation of the Jigsaw service. The Jigsaw Service Manager will work as part of collaborative leadership team (Service Manager and Clinical Manager) to ensure the safe and effective delivery of the Jigsaw service. Working closely with the Clinical Manager, the Service Manager will ensure the service is in compliance with service related policies and procedures as described in the Jigsaw service manual. The Service Manager has lead responsibility for oversight and management of delivery of youth mental health promotion programmes, youth and community participatory structures and community […]
October 7, 2021

Practice Links Newsletter – October 2021

Practice Links Newsletter – October 2021
July 20, 2021

Fostering Invite online information event 29th July

Have you ever thought about becoming a Tusla foster carer? Tusla – the child and family Agency in Dublin Mid Leinster are looking for people from communities all across the region who might be interested in becoming a foster carer to a child. Tusla foster carers all have positively transformed the lives of vulnerable children and young people, by helping to provide a safe and loving home environment, where they can grow, flourish and reach the best of their potential. By offering children the opportunity to remain living in their locality we allow them the chance to stay in their […]
July 20, 2021

Press Release from Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

Minister Rabbitte seeks Expressions of Interest to join Ireland’s Disability Stakeholder Grou July 2021,  July The Minister of State with responsibility for Disability, Anne Rabbitte, T.D., today invited interested parties to apply to become members of the next Disability Stakeholders Group (DSG). This will be the sixth DSG and it will begin its work in January 2022. The DSG has an important role in monitoring the implementation of the National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017-2022 (NDIS). The NDIS is the key cross departmental framework for policy and action to address the needs of persons with disabilities in Ireland across. Through its actions, the strategy […]
July 20, 2021

Development of new HIQA Corporate Plan

he Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is now developing our next Corporate Plan, which will cover the period 2022–2024. As part of the strategic planning development process, we are engaging with our stakeholders on their views on areas that are relevant and important to them. HIQA is interested in learning the particular views you have, as a stakeholder, on what our priorities should be over the next 3 to 5 years by completing a short survey. We will use your feedback to help identify the key challenges and core strategic priorities for HIQA for its next Corporate Plan. The survey […]
July 5, 2021

Reduced Membership Rates – Commencing 4th Aug 2021

Membership Poster – Please Print & Share with your Work Colleagues & Friends *****EXCITING NEWS***** Dear Member, Social Care Ireland is delighted to announce that from the 4th August 2021 our membership rates will be reduced!! To support new membership and continued growth & development, the Board of SCI are delighted to announce the above membership fee structure, which will apply to all new and existing members of Social Care Ireland. Spread the Word – Stronger Together!! Feel free to share this email with your friends/work colleagues!! To help us spread the good news even further, can we also ask you to print […]
October 28, 2020

CORU CPD Audit Information Guide

CORU undertook a review of its CPD approach in 2017 that has informed changes to the documentation that registrants will be required to submit if called for audit. Your Registration Board may audit this record of CPD to confirm that you have a system and process in place to ensure your knowledge, skills and performance are of a high standard. A random selection of registrants will be selected to submit their CPD record evidencing a minimum of 30 CPD credits in every 12-month period. CORU CPD Record The CPD record template is provided in an editable format to ensure that […]
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