April 13, 2021

Zoom and Gloom: Prioritising Me Time in the Era of Screen Time

  Promoting the importance of self-care for practitioners who support parents and families. About this Event The Parenting Network, in partnership with Tusla, invites you to register for our upcoming 2-part webinar series, promoting the importance of self-care for practitioners who support parents and families. ‘Zoom and Gloom: Prioritising Me Time in the Era of Screen Time’ Day 1: Tuesday April 20th (12PM-1.30PM) ‘Staying Well While Helping Others’ Dr. Hugh Kearns, University of Flinders / ThinkWell, Adelaide Day 2: Tuesday April 27th (12PM-1.30PM) ‘Self-care & Well-being in Covid’ Anne McMurray, Anne McMurray Development, Belfast NOTE: Please register for a ticket for both […]
April 2, 2021

Launch of HSCP Deliver, a Strategic Guidance Framework for the Health and Social Care Professions 2021 – 2026

The National HSCP Office is delighted to invite you to the launch of HSCP Deliver by Dr Colm Henry, Chief Clinical Officer, on 21st April, 2021. HSCP Deliver: · Articulates the full collective potential of the family of 26 Health and Social Care Professions and its impact on our health services and most importantly, the population they serve. · Describes the commitments that HSCP collectively make to delivering on that potential. · Identifies the supports and actions required from colleagues and other specific relevant stakeholders to realise this potential. Developed through a co-creation process, this strategic guidance framework is designed […]
April 1, 2021

Latest online events & training opportunities

Click on the links below to check out the latest online events and training opportunities for HSE staff.   Event Title: Watch a recording of The HSE’s National Clinical Programme for Dermatology launched a Model of Care for Dermatology for Ireland launch Date: Recorded on Friday 5th March 2021   Watch back here   Webinar Title: HSE Health and Wellbeing Positive Psychology and Happiness Webinar Date: Wednesday March 31st at 2pm   This webinar will be Interpreted by an Irish sign language interpreter     Register here HSE Health and Wellbeing Positive Psychology and Happiness Webinar         […]
March 31, 2021

CDI invites Parents Living in Tallaght to join us them as a Peer Research Assistant.

The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) has been providing services for children and families in Tallaght since 2007. CDI are now evaluating their work supporting parents with young children, and are keen that local parents undertake aspects of this research. CDI will provide full training, ongoing support and pay €25/hour. CDI hope to recruit four Peer Research Assistants to work with them from April to June, with each Assistant undertaking approximately 26 hours of work. This will be done at times that are flexible for you. If you are interested in finding out more, you will find the Information Sheet and […]
March 29, 2021

Spring Courses at The Sanctuary Online

The Sanctuary is continuing to offer a range Mindfulness based courses online throughout Spring. We also have a range of free resources available such as our weekly Community Meditation. The Sanctuary does not want any financial barriers to attending any of our courses and events, so please contact enquiries@sanctuary.ie to enquire about assistance from our An Cuan fund. Learn More Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Apr 09 2021-Apr 23 2021 Friday mornings 10:00 am – 11:30am This three week course provides a taste of mindfulness and offers participants the chance to dip their toe in the practices of breath meditation, meditating on the […]
March 29, 2021

Public Consultation on the Development of a National Model of Parenting Support Services

From Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Submissions closed 16 April 2021 Consultation is open Introduction A collaborative working group set up by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth is currently developing a draft national model of parenting support services. Parenting support is the provision of information and services aimed at strengthening parents’ knowledge, confidence and skills to help achieve the best outcomes for children and their families Parenting supports include parenting programmes, information sessions, one-to-one advice and support, group-based supports, parent mentoring, home visiting programmes, drop-in advice clinics, support helplines and online parenting supports As part […]
March 22, 2021

Solution Talks Newsletter

A message from John Sharry @ solutiontalks ‘It was great to see so many people attend our child and teen mental health parent workshops over the last week. In total 2,400 people registered for the two talks which is a sign of the many challenges families are experiencing during Covid-19. Listening to the feedback I was inspired by the many creative ways parents are coping which is testament to family resilience. Some of the tip sheets from the talks, on connecting with your children and children and promoting well-being and resilience are below. I also include a link to a 6-part […]
March 22, 2021

HSE – Latest online events & training opportunities

Webinar: Title: QITalktime Spring/Summer Series, No 3 Making data count Date: Tuesday 23 March 1pm-2pm Speakers: Samantha Riley   Register here for the QITalktime Spring/Summer Series, No 3 Making data count   Click here for more information   Webinar Title: Let’s talk about the Menopause Date: Wednesday March 24th. Time: 11.00am to 12.30pm   Register here for Let’s talk about the Menopause    Webinar Title: NIPC Series: Exploring the Interface between Cardiovascular Disease and Mental Health Date: March 25th, 19:00-20:30pm   Register here for Exploring the Interface between Cardiovascular Disease and Mental Health    Webinar Title: Sláintecare – Right Care, […]
March 22, 2021

Public consultation on the Draft National Standards for Children’s Social Services

A message from Rachel Flynn Director of Health Information and Standards   ‘As you are aware HIQA is developing Draft National Standards for Children’s Social Services. These Draft National Standards set out what outcomes a child should expect and what a service needs to do to achieve these outcomes. They provide a common language to describe what high-quality, safe and reliable children’s social services look like. Today, HIQA is launching a public consultation to give people an opportunity to provide their feedback on the Draft National Standards. As a stakeholder in the area of children’s social services, HIQA would like to invite […]
March 22, 2021

Jigsaw updates

Mastering the unwind Although we might find ourselves with more spare time, it doesn’t necessarily mean we know how to properly relax, or even sleep! Unwinding from the day and enjoying quality sleep is essential for our mental health. World Sleep Day is Friday, 19 March, so this week we take a look at tackling sleep difficulties and learning new ways to relax.   Answering sleep questions Hear from Deirdre, Jigsaw clinician, who answers the top questions around sleep from young people. Listen now >   ACE tool for grounding Leona, Jigsaw clinician, walks through a grounding tool called “ACE” to use in stressful situations. Watch […]
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