“Together TV is glad to announce that on Sunday 14th June at 8 pm, we will air groundbreaking documentary Resilience;  The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope, a UK premiere. Sky channel 170, Freeview 88, Virgin Media 269, Freesat 164.“Whilst society often portrays childhood as a time of hapiness and innocence, the sad reality for many children is that this is simply not true. In general, we assume that children are resilient and tough; we expect that they won’t clearly remember upsetting events from their earliest years in their later ones. However, will the mind may forget, this clever documentary highlights that the body still remembers. Resilience reveals how toxic stress in pre-teens can trigger hormones that can wreak havoc on their brains and bodies.” Well worth a watch!

 

Irish attachment in Action alongside TUSLA and IFCA were intrumental in bringing Resilience Screenings across Ireland and starting great conversations with many different people and organisations. Dartmouth Films  Offer “To mark Children’s Mental Health Week (03–09 February 2020) and National Storytelling Week (01–08 February 2020), we’re highlighting three vital films to add to your arsenal of ACE-awareness and trauma-informed training resources. We’re offering a 20% discount on new long-term licences booked before 20 February 2020.”

Bookings open for ‘Reconnecting with the heart of frontline practice’ seminar

Three Cork organisations Ag Eisteacht, Caidreamh Family & Practitioner Assessment & Therapeutic Services and SHEP (Social and Health Education Project) with shared values and a common interest in frontline practitioner care and development are holding a one-day, innovative seminar to open a conversation about the perception and realities of frontline practice

The event is the first of a series of collaborative initiatives by the group exploring focused ways of supporting frontline workers.

It is open to all frontline practitioners and managers working in health, education, social care and justice sector roles in public, private or community organisations.

The aim of the seminar is to create a safe space and time for frontline practitioners to gather together as a community to reflect on the values and sense of mission and purpose that drew them to their work in the first place and how they can reconnect with this and keep motivated and well.

The morning session will include a series of inspirational talks including a keynote speech by Dr Caroline Elton, Chartered Psychologist and author of ‘Also Human – The Inner Lives of Doctors.’

In the afternoon, there will be a choice of four experiential workshops

For More Information and to Book Click Here

This two-day conference brings together leading international and local experts to examine in detail how patterns of addictive, anxious or depressive behaviour can pass from generation to generation. It explores how the impact of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next and considers the contribution across the spectrum, from learned behaviours through vicarious andsecondary trauma to transmission at the genetic level. A great opportunity for learning and networking. From our Associates ‘Action Trauma (NI)’.

For More Information and to Book

Intergenerational Trauma & ACEs Explainer Video

Conference Flyer PDF

 

Relationships Matter. Able Training is an accredited, evidenced-informed training program designed to help frontline workers understand the impact relationships have on every aspect of a person’s life. It aims to give practitioners the skills and knowledge to respond effectively and engage with people who turn to them for help, often in times of distress.

To Book Email: Susan@egeisteacht.com or Call: 021 4536556

DES sanctioned Summer Course taking place on the 1st – 5th and 8th –  12th July 10am until 2pm daily  for Teachers & SNAs in the Phoenix Park. An exciting Summer Course (3 EPV days)  (CPD) that we are running in our Specialist School. We spend a lot of time looking at underlying causes & precipitating factors of children’s behaviours, with a view to better understanding them. We introduce the concept of ACES, childhood trauma & informed practice, crisis development & de-escalation. We do a lot of myth-busting about bold children & bold behaviour in order to  encourage participants to distance themselves from such terms.
Learn & practice new skills around de-escalation & conflict, setting limits & when to interrupt & redirect behaviours as they occur in your school…all in a supportive environment

To Book Email afreshlookcourse@gmail.com

Cost: €70.00

Venue: Phoenix Park School, Dublin 8.