Training Events

Barnardos suite of training for professionals, based on best practice principles when working with children and families, is open to participants from a wide range of organisations across the community, voluntary, statutory, public and private sectors. We also offer courses through our Post-Adoption Service, such as courses for adopted adults and adoptive families. See the list below for our current courses.

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Webinar: Designated Liaison Person Training

30 May 2022 10am-1pm Webinar Online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10am-1pm on 30th and 31st May. The aim of this 2 part webinar is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills that are necessary to carry out the role of Designated Liaison Person (DLP) effectively and with competence. This training is suitable for newly appointed and established DLPs who have completed one day Children First Child Protection Training in the past 3 years. A strong working knowledge of Children First 2017 is required.

From €90

Webinar - An Introduction to Infant Mental Health in Early Learning and Care

01 June 2022 2.30pm - 4.30pm Online Webinar

This workshop is suitable for early years educators working with infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers interested in learning more about supporting children’s social and emotional wellbeing.

From €15

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Webinar - Building Trauma Awareness in Early Learning and Care

07 June 2022 7.00pm to 9.00pm Online Webinar

This webinar is suitable for those working in Early Childhood Care and Education who are interested in learning about adverse childhood experiences and what we can do to foster children’s resilience.

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Webinar: An Introduction to Supervision in Early Learning and Care

09 June 2022 2.30pm to 4.30pm Webinar Online

The aim of this workshop is to give guidance on the development and implementation of a supervision structure in an Early Learning and Care setting. This workshop is suitable for those working in Early Childhood Care and Education who are currently supervising early years educators/students. This training will be helpful for early learning and care providers, putting in place processes to meet regulatory requirements on staff supervision

From €25

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Webinar: Designated Liaison Person Training

13 June 2022 10am-1pm Webinar Online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10am-1pm on 13th and 14th June 2022 The aim of this 2 part webinar is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills that are necessary to carry out the role of Designated Liaison Person (DLP) effectively and with competence. This training is suitable for newly appointed and established DLPs who have completed one day Children First Child Protection Training in the past 3 years. A strong working knowledge of Children First 2017 is required.

From €90

Webinar: Dealing with Difficult Phone Calls

13 June 2022 10am to 1.00pm Webinar Online

This training seeks to provide participants with a space to explore a range of caller presentations, the factors that shape an individual’s reaction to stress and effective strategies to use when taking calls. The training is suitable for anyone who takes calls from service users or members of public as part of their role in the social care, childcare, education, youth and vulnerability sectors.

From €50

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Webinar: Supporting Parents Where There are Developmental Concerns

16 June 2022 7.00pm to 9.00pm Webinar Online

This workshop is suitable for Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare educators who communicate with parents and offer support, in relation to the services concerns about a child’s development. Early years educators are well placed to identify potential developmental or behavioural issues that might arise for a child at an early stage and it is crucially important that these are acted upon in a timely manner .

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Webinar: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Child Development

21 June 2022 9.30am to 4.30pm Webinar - online

This aim of this webinar is to introduce participants to the concepts of Child Development and Childhood Trauma. Participants will explore how trauma impacts a child’s developing brain and their overall development and will offer an introduction to how individuals respond to trauma. This training will support participants to become trauma sensitive to the children and families they encounter in their work practices and explore simple strategies that can support children who experience different types of situational trauma.

From €90

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