We are delighted to announce that we are collaborating with Caidreamh and SHEP to host a one-day, innovative seminar for frontline practitioners and managers on Thursday 21st May 2020 from 9 am-4 pm at Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork.
seminar marks the first step of a new initiative exploring focused ways of
reconnecting with practice using a series of reflective practice models. It
also creates a space for peer support and care of oneself.
event is open to all frontline practitioners and managers working in health,
education, social care and justice sector roles in public, private or community
a series of stimulating presentations and workshops, this interactive seminar
will focus on enabling practitioners from all disciplines to develop and
sustain reflective practice.
Caroline Elton, Chartered Psychologist and author of ‘Also Human – The Inner
Lives of Doctors’, will deliver the keynote speech.
Nicola O’Sullivan, Caidreamh Family and Practitioner Assessment &
Therapeutic Services, will explore ‘Telling it like it is; Emotional Experience
and Reflection at the Frontline’.
Colm O’Connor, Clinical Psychologist, will talk about ‘Imagination in Everyday Practice’.
will also be addresses by Dr Maeve Hurley, founder of Ag Eisteacht and Jim
Sheehan, Director of The Social & Health Education Project (SHEP).
the afternoon, there will be a programme of breakout sessions/workshops, which
can be booked in advance.
those who are interested, there will also be a series of follow-up, customised
opportunities to explore how we can sustain and support ourselves in practice.
look forward to welcoming you to what will be a stimulating and inspiring exploration
of what’s at the heart of frontline practice while considering the physical,
psychological, emotional and relational impacts of frontline work in complex
The fee for this one-day seminar is €50 including light refreshments and lunch. Places are limited and booking is via Eventbrite.