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 […]
January 18, 2019

Exploring the extent of workplace related violence experienced by Social Care Workers in residential Disability Services

Exploring the extent of workplace related violence experienced by Social Care Workers in residential Disability Services This study will clarify what work place related violence is and how prevalent it is among Social Care Workers in residential disability services in Ireland. It seeks to identify the effects of workplace violence on Social Care Workers. This study will aim to identify whether there is likely to be under reporting of this issue. Description of workplace violence (WPV) adapted for the purpose of this research is defined as: “Workplace violence as violence that occurs where people, in the course of their employment, […]
January 15, 2019

Participation in Research with UCD for Social Care Workers

You are invited to take part in a research study examining the effects of workplace violence and psychological factors on Social Care Workers’ compassion fatigue. Principal Investigators: Keith Cregan (Principal Investigator), Dr Mary Ivers (Supervisor). Study Title: The Effect of Workplace Violence on Social Care Workers’ Compassion Fatigue. Before you decide to participate, it is important that you understand why the research is being done and what it will involve. Please read the following information carefully. To take the questionnaire press the continue button at the bottom of the information page.
January 14, 2019

Call for Abstracts extended to 25th January 2019

Conference Theme: Caring for Social Care Professionals Date: 27th & 28th March, 2019 Venue: Limerick Radisson Hotel The Social Care Ireland Conference Organising Committee welcome abstracts for consideration for research and practice/policy presentations, and workshops at the Social Care Ireland 2019 Annual Conference. The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 1 pm, Friday 25th January 2019. 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 that late submissions cannot be […]
January 14, 2019

HSCP Day 1st February 2019

Building on a hugely successful Health, Social Care Professionals day 2018, this years HSCP Day will take place on the 1st February 2019. The day provides a valuable opportunity to; share knowledge & experiences amongst HSCP & multi-disciplinary colleagues, helping to develop communities and networks of practice. Share the value of HSCP services to our service users & the healthcare system overall, leading to increased awareness about the work of individual professionals, better collaboration and shared understanding Recognise and celebrate the enormous impact of HSCP services on our service users, made possible only through our dedicated and inspiring work of […]