July 31, 2023

UNITY2023 – International ‘Trauma Informed’ Conference (Dublin)

UNITY is held in high regard within the international community due to its top quality speakers, inexpensive rates and intimacy (we have always topped capacity at 150 delegates). After a 3 year covid -induced delay. UNITY is back, and this year the conference topic will focus on better understanding the concept of ‘being trauma informed’ and seek to Refocus the Trauma Lens. As with previous years, the conference will be held in the Bonnington Hotel (Dublin). It will take place on 6th & 7th November.  ‘pre-registration’ booking page with Eventbrite is now open, which will remain active until 31st August. This will […]
July 11, 2023

National HSCP Office – Programme Of Funding Opportunities For HSCPs

The National HSCP Office is delighted to be able to fund the following professional development opportunities for HSCPs. There are only a limited number of places available on each course so please follow the below instructions carefully: 1. Please apply for one funding opportunity only. 2. Please note the application deadline, and ensure you have submitted your application to the National HSCP Office by 5pm on that date. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline has passed. 3. Please complete the National HSCP Office Professional Development Funding Application Form that was attached to this email and return it to […]
July 11, 2023

Supporting Relationship – Centred Social Care: Resources from our SCI online workshop

ETU Wexford Campus is now in a position to invite expressions of interest in completing the Special Purpose Cert in Relationship-centred Practice in Social Pedagogy. If you are interested in this, please use this link to register your interest. Admissions will be in touch with an application form and other relevant details. When registering, remember to indicate Wexford as the campus. The cost is €390 and delivery will be on-line. (Funding available for Social Care Ireland Members – email info@socialcareirland.ie).   OTHER COURSES: If you’re not quite ready to commit to a full Special Purpose Cert or want to focus just on specific […]
June 22, 2023

UCD’s Professional Certificate In Neurodiversity – NHSCPO Funding Available

Recognising the importance of supporting the professional development needs of HSCPs working in our health service, the National Health and Social Care Professions Office (NHSCPO) is delighted to be in a position to offer funding for 10 places on UCD’s Professional Certificate in Neurodiversity. Expressions of interest are being sought from individuals currently providing care to service users with neurodiversity. The course is delivered in a blended approach, with a series of two-hour evening sessions with two workshop days, completed over one semester starting in September 2023. For further details and to check if you meet the course eligibility requirements please use the following link. […]
June 9, 2023

Invitation – Webinar Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015: Update since commencement

Invitation – Webinar Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015: Update since commencement     The HSE National Office for Human Rights and Equality Policy based in Strategy and Research aims to build the capacity and capability of staff to achieve compliance with human rights policy and legislation.   A webinar will take place on Wednesday 14th June from 2pm – 3.30pm and will focus on providing an update on what has happened since commencement and the changes that have occurred in practice. The webinar will focus on how and when to interact with the DSS, the Codes of Practice, the DSS Register, wardship transition, the Courts […]
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 […]
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