CCP National Conference: Men’s Engagement – Using Community Development Approaches

Cork City Partnership are holding a national conference: Men’s Engagement – Using Community Development Approaches on Thursday, 29th November from 9.30am to 15.30pm at the Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Tivoli, Cork. 

 

 This conference offers an ideal opportunity to learn about different approaches on how best to engage with men in community based settings and to network with academics, development workers, volunteers and community group members. The event will also showcase examples of how CCP engages with men in Cork city through the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP).

 

Speakers include:

  • Paul Geraghty, Principal Officer, Social Inclusion and Communities Unit, Dept. of Rural and Community Development
  • Dr. Noel Richardson, IT Carlow
  • Michael Mckenna, Work with Young Men Unit, Youth Action NI
  • Barry Sheridan, Irish Men’s Sheds Association
  • Liam Bolger, The Men’s Development Network
  • Catherine Mooney, South Dublin County Partnership
  • Mary McCarthy, Director Crawford Art Gallery
  • Adrian Sheehy, UCC directed researcher

Places for this event are limited, register online at Men’s Engagement Conference

If you have any difficulties registering for the event please contact info@partnershipcork.ie

Wanted: People with lived or Professional experience in the area of trauma

The University of Melbourne is  looking for people with lived OR professional experience in the area of trauma who might be interested in participating in online surveys. This research project is looking at how someone (a family member, friend, neighbour, concerned community member or a paid carer without specialist qualifications) can help a person who is experiencing extreme distress following a potentially traumatic event.

Time commitments: You will be asked to do about 3 online surveys over a period of approximately 4-6 months. No travel or meetings required!

When? This will start in the next few months, to be advised.

If you are interested in participating please contact Kathryn Chalmers at Melbourne University at kchalmers1@unimelb.edu.au

Download Information for Professionals

Download Information for those with Lived Experience

 

Shine Presents: Therapeutic Responses to Trauma

Shine hosts a half day conference on Wednesday 7th November from 12pm to 3pm in the Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork City. This is a free event open to anyone with an interest in mental health. The conference will focus on the issue of Trauma – how we experience trauma and how to interact with it.

 

Speakers on the day include Shine Cork Counsellor Damien Lillis, Alison Winfield, founder member and practitioner of Mindfully Well and Anne Marie Shepherd from Centre for CBT.

 

This is a free ticketed event. Please click here to book your place.

UCC Certificate in Mental Health in the Community in Knocknaheeny (SICAP)

Cork City Partnership is partnering with UCC and Mental Health Ireland to deliver the Certificate in Mental Health Programme in Knocknaheeny, Cork. This programme aims to build on the capacities of individuals / communities to encourage greater advocacy on topics of mental health and wellbeing. The course will begin in January 2019 and will run on Wednesday mornings.

Fees and Costs

Fees (usually €990) will be covered for successful SICAP eligible students. This programme is part funded by Gurranabraher Credit Union.

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see https://www.ucc.ie/en/finaidpt

How to Apply

ACE Application Form 2018

During your application you will be required to provide the following documents:
1) Birth Cert or Passport
2) Passport Photograph
3) Application Statement [max 500 words]
4) Curriculum Vitae

For an application form and further information contact, Noreen O Regan on 021 4399503 or 087 1962026.

The deadline for applications is October 26th 2018.

Full details are available to download 

Stress Management Course in Ennis, Co. Clare

This course is specifically designed to support the Wellbeing & Recovery of family members who are supporting a relative with mental health issues.

When: Every Tuesday for 6 weeks, starting  6th November – 11th December, 10am – 12pm
Where:
Sonas Centre, Chapel Lane, Ennis, Co, Clare

Places are limited.

For enquiries and to book a place please email: aflanagan@shine.ie, call/text 087 7878 222 Ann Marie Flanagan, Mid-West Development Officer

Stress Management Course in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

 

This course is specifically designed to support the Wellbeing & Recovery of family members who are supporting a relative with mental health issues.

When: Every Thursday for 6 weeks, starting  8th November – 13th December, 11am – 1pm
Where: Aras Follain, Tyone Road, Nenagh, Co.Tipperary

Places are limited.

For enquiries and to book a place please email: aflanagan@shine.ie, call/text 087 7878 222 Ann Marie Flanagan, Mid-West Development Officer

 

Finding MY Way – A Recovery Programme in Thurles

Finding MY Way is a Recovery Programme co-produced by people in Recovery and Shine. It is a peer led course, requiring just 1.75 hours a week.

The course will start on Thursday, 16th October at 2pm for eight weeks and will be held at North Tipperary Partnership, 1 Kickham Street, Thurles.

For further information and to reserve a place, please contact:

Anne Marie Flanagan, Regional Information and Support Officer at:

Mobile: 087 7878222
Email: aflanagan@shine.ie