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July 9, 2019

An interview with Nael Saoud, Nasc

An interview with Nael Saoud, Nasc Nael Saoud completed our three-day ABLE brief intervention course earlier this year when he was the Connect Project Worker with Nasc, the migrants and refugee centre. We caught up with him to learn more about his experience of our training and how he has used our ABLE model in […]

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June 27, 2019

CPD training places now open to help build relationships and manage boundaries

CPD training places now open to help build relationships and manage boundaries Demand for our ABLE brief intervention training is continuing to grow, and we are pleased to announce that we are planning a third open course in Cork this autumn. The course is for practitioners working in health, social care and community settings. The […]

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June 18, 2019

Present and attuned at the RCPI

Dr Maeve Hurley, our founder and CEO, will speak at the Royal College of Physicians Ireland’s (RCPI) ‘Patient safety through better communication’ conference on Wednesday 19th June at No.6 Kildare Street, Dublin. Good communication is a subject close to Maeve’s heart as she has spent her entire career advocating for a relationship or person-centred approach […]

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May 27, 2019

Training places available for how to foster wellbeing in the school community

Training places available for how to foster wellbeing in the school community Due to demand, we are running a second summer training course for primary school teachers in Cork. Our DES-approved ABLE4Teachers training aims to foster well-being in the school community by helping teachers to build more responsive relationships. The course runs from the 19th […]

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May 20, 2019

A gathering of community workers to highlight the power of responsive relationships

A gathering of community workers to highlight the power of responsive relationships On Thursday 16th May we gathered community and voluntary workers in partnership with Young Knocknaheeny Area Based Childhood Programme (YKABC) at Northridge House. The aim of the event was to facilitate a discussion on building resilience in the community by raising awareness of […]

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The ABLE model has equipped me with skills, experience, and strong rationale to empower the families I work with particularly during times of distress. Emer, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist