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April 22, 2020

Seven Reasons Why Listening Matters

Seven Reasons Why Listening Matters Social distancing has become the new norm for now. But in the absence of physical presence, an empathetic listening ear can give a sense of shared humanity and shared experience. It’s like giving and receiving a virtual hug. Being listened to can help to ‘normalise’ our feelings of concern, anxiety […]

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April 20, 2020

A New Date for Reconnecting with the Heart of Frontline Practice Seminar

A New Date for Reconnecting with the Heart of Frontline Practice Seminar Our one-day seminar, ‘Reconnecting with the Heart of Frontline Practice’, for frontline practitioners has been postponed until Thursday 26th November 2020, due to current Covid-19 restrictions. The 26th of November is also Thanksgiving Day, which will offer us all an opportunity to reflect […]

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April 16, 2020

Working with CESC to Support Teachers’ Professional Development

Working with CESC to Support Teachers’ Professional Development In a joint initiative with Cork Education Support Centre (CESC), we are piloting our on-line training for teachers and SNAs with a free and facilitated on-line screening of ‘Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’, a documentary about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), on Thursday […]

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April 7, 2020

Collaborative Initiative Launched Today to Support Frontline Practice

Collaborative Initiative Launched Today to Support Frontline Practice To mark World Health Day today, we have launched ‘Supporting the Heart of Frontline Practice’, a collaborative initiative with SHEP (The Social & Health Education Project) and Dr Nicola O’ Sullivan, social care and wellbeing specialist. We have been working together over the last few weeks to […]

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April 1, 2020

Why Relationships Matter

Why Relationships Matter We are built for social connection. From the moment we are born, the attachments and relationships we make throughout our life cycle give us stability and add to our emotional, mental and physical health and wellbeing. Scientific studies show that positive relationships are good for our health, keeping us feeling more secure, […]

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Upcoming Courses

Reconnecting with the Heart of Practice Seminar

Location | Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork

Date | September 26th 2020

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | The Wisdom Centre, Cork St, Dublin 8

Date | September 9th, 23rd & 24th

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork

Date | Sept 22nd, Oct 6th & 7th

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | The Wisdom Centre, Cork St, Dublin 8

Date | Nov 10th, 24th & 25th

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork

Date | Nov 17th, Dec 1st & 2nd

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