Irish Attachment in Action are delighted to be facilitating the screening of ‘Resilience, the Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’ in conjunction with our partners the Irish Foster Care Association who are hosting the events. The screening will be followed by a Q and A panel disccussion .

“Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. Resilience, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in paediatrics, education, and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress—and the dark legacy of a childhood that no child would choose.” [KPJR Films]

 

To Book Clonmel contact: Sandra Parker, on 086 203 6461

To Book Waterford Contact: ifcawaterford@gmail.com or Txt to 0851982773

Irish Attachment in Action’s National Conference returns to The Helix, DCU, Dublin as we take over the second floor for what should be an exciting and motivating event. Our Community of Practitioners come together to offer a wide and inspirational range of Workshops and Presentations  along the overarching theme of “Why Attachment Matters from Trauma to Hope”. This is going to be something special with Practice Leads from across Ireland delivering 6 workshops and 3 keynote presentations with many of the topics having been requested by members and followers of IAIA.

Please book early as this conference sold out within 4 weeks at our last visit to the Helix.

Conference Time Table 2019

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IAIA Conference Full Program 2019

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Conference Workshops 2019

 

As practitioners we are told to self-care, to be resilient, as if there’s something wrong with us when we’re affected by our work. Secondary trauma should be seen in the context of the organisational systems it exists in. Doing this will improve the wellbeing of the workforce, so they can improve the wellbeing of the communities they work with.

Date: Thursday 15th November 2018

Time: 10am-4.30pm

Venue :La Mon Hotel & Country Club, 41 Gransha Road, Belfast.

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From one of our associates: ‘Connected for Life’ has been delivering training for organisations and groups in N Ireland on ACEs and Resilience for a number of years. We have developed this training in response to requests from individuals who are interested in the training, but have not been able to access organisational training.

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In collaboration with TUSLA and the Irish Foster Care Association, Irish Attachment in Action will be hosting a number of screenings and panel discussions across Ireland. This award winning documentary has been screened widely by host organisations across the UK to much critical acclaim. The Northern Ireland tour  completed in September with some venues having sold out. This film is not on general release. Check our website and social media for updates and venues.