News

October 10, 2019

Looking after your well-being while building relationships in practice

Looking after your well-being while building relationships in practice Relationships matter. Evidence shows that the quality of relationships is a key determinant of health and wellbeing, acting as both a protective and a risk factor in health outcomes. This isn’t just the romantic type, but any relationship in our lives – even the professional ones.  […]

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October 8, 2019

Ag Eisteacht supports Focus Ireland staff

Ag Eisteacht supports Focus Ireland staff We are delighted to report that we have received a €5,000 grant from ESB’s Energy for Generations Fund to part fund a four-day brief intervention training course for Focus Ireland frontline staff. Each year ESB’s Fund awards €1m in direct funding to charities working in the areas of suicide […]

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September 18, 2019

Additional brief intervention training courses in Cork and Dublin

Additional brief intervention training courses in Cork and Dublin Following the success of our previous ABLE courses, we are running additional brief intervention training in Cork and Dublin for frontline staff working in health, social care and community roles. The ABLE (Adopt a relational approach, Build, Listen and Empower) model develops practitioners’ ability to build […]

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September 12, 2019

Medical Council Annual Report 2018

Medical Council Annual Report 2018 “The patient is a human being, at the same time worried and hopeful, who is searching for relief, help and trust. The importance of an intimate relationship between patient and physician can never be overstated because in most cases an accurate diagnosis as well as an effective treatment relies directly […]

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July 24, 2019

Supporting your practice so you can support others

Supporting your practice so you can support others Our ABLE evidence-informed training model is there to support you so that you can support those who turn to you for help. Together, these four little letters provide you with the framework, insight, skills and knowledge to empower others while minding yourself too. Adopting a relational approach […]

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Upcoming Courses

3 Day ABLE Training

Location | The Wisdom Centre, 25 Cork St. Dublin 8

Date | October 22nd, November 5th & 6th

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork

Date | November 18th, December 4th & 5th

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“The facilitators set up group discussions excellently and along with the visual aids and interesting tasks they gave us a great learning experience”
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