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Children and Loss Conference 2019

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Millennium Theatre

Limerick Institute of Technology

Moylish Park

V94 EC5T Limerick

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Children & Loss Conference 2019

Venue: Millenium Theatre, Limerick Institute of Technology, Moylish Park, Limerick

Date & Time: Friday 14th June 2019, from 9.30 am - 1.30pm

Registration Open: from 8.30 am

We are delighted to announce that the Children's Grief Centre will be celebrating our 10th Birthday in 2019. As part of our celebrations we have organised a half-day conference titled Children & Loss on the theme of Supporting Children Through Loss Following Parental Separation, Divorce or Bereavement.

Attendees will be welcomed by Professor Vincent Cunnane, President, Limerick Institute of Technology.

Opening speech by Olive Foley, Ambassador to the Children's Grief Centre and Philip Mortell, Board of Management Chair, Children's Grief Centre.

Our keynote speakers will be:

  • Dr Elizabeth Nixon, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin: Current research on the effects of parental separation: What hurts and what helps

  • Daniel McConnell, Political Editor, Irish Examiner: "Can you hear me now? - Why it is important for children dealing with grief to be heard"

Four Breakaway Workshops

PLEASE CHOOSE ONLY ONE WORKSHOP AT CHECKOUT WHEN PURCHASING YOUR TICKET

  • Helen Culhane & Theresa Kavanagh: Supporting Children & Young People following Separation & Divorce

  • Jennifer Moran Stritch: The Benefits for Care Professionals of Education on Loss and Grief

  • Elke Hayes: Children’s Perspectives of their Family Relationships after Parental Separation

  • Rebecca Lloyd: Supporting Teachers Through Bereavement and Loss in the Classroom

Open panel discussion, audience questions and closing speech will be facilitated by Dr. Niamh Hourigan, Sociologist & incoming Vice President of Academic Affairs at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.

You will be able to choose which workshop you would like to participate at checkout.

The conference will be of interest to parents, the general public, professionals including teachers, social workers, nurses along with other medical professionals. Please contact us if you have any dietary requirements or if you have any further questions.

Enquiries to: Anne/Helen

E: office@childrensgriefcentre.ie

Tel: 061 224 627 or 087 985 1733. Thank you.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There will be free parking at Limerick Institute of technology. You can view the LIT campus map

Limerck Institute of Technology Campus Map


GPS Coordinates 52.675029, -8.648474

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please call Anne/Helen on 061 224 627 / 087 985 1733 or email office@childrensgriefcentre.ie

What's the refund policy?

No refund policy.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please either have a printed version to hand or have your email order confirmation of ticket purchase with you.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

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Millennium Theatre

Limerick Institute of Technology

Moylish Park

V94 EC5T Limerick

Ireland

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