March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day – a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We are marking the day by celebrating our in-house talent and our amazing trainers who support our work and our values every day. As a small charity with a big vision to give […]

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February 28, 2019

Why no child should be excluded from society

Why no child should be excluded from society Ben Lomasney, our marketing assistant, shares how the Irish Times’ ‘No Child 2020’ initiative has resonated with him and how important it is that children growing up in poverty have equal opportunities to reach their full potential: When most people think of the word “poverty” they may […]

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February 17, 2019

The ripple effect of being kind

The ripple effect of being kind To mark Random Acts of Kindness Day, we have caught up with Siobhán O’ Brien, Assistant Director of Public Health Nursing, North Lee Community Care Services, to talk about a kindness initiative that aims to send ripples of compassion throughout the HSE, impacting positively on staff, patients, service users […]

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February 15, 2019

Second ABLE open course launched

Second ABLE open course launched Due to high demand from practitioners across all healthcare and social care disciplines, we are holding a second open ABLE course in Cork in May. ABLE (Adopt a relational approach, Build, Listen and Empower) brief intervention training offers a framework and skills to help you to engage with, understand, listen […]

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February 14, 2019

Why we love practitioners

Why we love practitioners St Valentine’s Day is traditionally a time to express love and affection to people in our lives. It’s a day to celebrate good relationships and to appreciate how they can strengthen our health and well-being. Given that our work is all about supporting practitioners to build responsive relationships, we thought we […]

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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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