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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Children First, Child Protection Training Webinar

29 June 2021 10am to 1.00pm Webinar - online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10.00am-1.00pm on 29th and 30th June 2021. The aim of this webinar is to equip those who work with children with the skills and knowledge that are necessary to deal with child protection issues in line with the Children First National Guidance for Protection and Welfare of Children (2017).

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Webinar: Designated Liaison Person Training

06 July 2021 10am-1pm Webinar Online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10am-1pm on 6th and 7th July 2021. 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

Support Meeting for Adopted Adults

07 July 2021 7.30pm - 9.30pm Online

This meeting will provide an opportunity for adopted adults to look at issues such as being adopted, preparing for search, and post reunion issues - under friendly and experienced professional guidance.

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Webinar: Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Child Development

10 July 2021 9.30am to 4.00pm 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.

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Webinar: Designated Liaison Person Training

20 July 2021 10am-1pm Webinar Online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10am-1pm on 20th and 21st July 2021 The aim of the 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

Children First, Child Protection Training Webinar

10 August 2021 10am to 1.00pm Webinar - online

This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10.00am-1.00pm on 10th and 11th August 2021. The aim of this webinar is to equip those who work with children with the skills and knowledge that are necessary to deal with child protection issues in line with the Children First National Guidance for Protection and Welfare of Children (2017).

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Webinar: An Introduction to Supervision in Early Years

11 August 2021 6.30pm to 8.30pm 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.

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Webinar: Designated Liaison Person Training

17 August 2021 10am-1pm Webinar Online

The aim of this 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. This webinar takes place over 2 sessions from 10am-1pm on 17th & 18th August 2021.

From €90