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Emotional Wellbeing and Intellectual Disability. 2022 Webinar Series

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This webinar series considers emotional wellbeing of children and adults with Intellectual Disability; their families, carers, clinicians.

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Please note a single fee of €30 registers you to attend all six webinars

This webinar series considers emotional wellbeing of children and adults with Intellectual Disability, their families and carers in the context of living with disability. The themes that will be explored are as follows:

Building safe relationships

We're delighted to have internationally renowned psychoanalyst, child psychotherapist, author and poet Dr. Valerie Sinason as our guest to open the series on Friday January 21st, from 10am to 11.30am.

• Vicarious trauma; how staff and family cope with feelings of trauma.

• Embodied trauma memories: How the body remembers and how to support these memories from a carer’s perspective.

• Trauma and behavioural support: behavioural support approaches and the Multi-Element Behaviour Support Model.

• Secrets-not yet talked about: Institutionalisation, Disclosures, Safeguarding, and Trauma.

• Self-care and reflection: Attunement and Attachment in professional relationships; Do I care too much - or not enough?

This series is designed for families, carers and professionals. Each webinar will explore emotional wellbeing in the context of living with disability and will provide detailed guidance on how best to support emotional wellbeing in our relationships. Self-care and reflection will also be covered. Speakers come from the fields of psychotherapy, psychology, psychiatry and embodied therapeutic practice.

Psychotherapy Ireland (DPI) is an interest group committed to the progression and advancement of disability psychotherapy in Ireland. It was established to support professionals providing psychotherapy for children and adults with intellectual disability.

Callan Institute, Saint John of God Community Services clg. provides consultation and support in the areas of Positive Behaviour Support and Relationships and Sexuality. Over the last number of years, we have come together to co-facilitate workshops and seminars on emotional wellbeing, trauma and resilience.

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Disability Psychotherapy Ireland (DPI) is an interest group committed to the progression and advancement of disability psychotherapy in Ireland. It was established to support professionals providing psychotherapy for children and adults with intellectual disability. Callan Institute, Saint John of God Community Services clg. provides consultation and support in the areas of Positive Behaviour Support and Relationships and Sexuality. Over the last number of years, these two services have come together to co-facilitate workshops and seminars on emotional wellbeing, trauma and resilience.

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