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, Dublin

16 April 2020 10am to 4.30pm The Wisdom Centre, Sophia Housing, 25 Cork St, Dublin 8

The aim of this course 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).

From €125

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Let's think about Adoption Workshop - Galway (Cancelled)

16 April 2020 10:30am - 1pm The Sanctuary, Chois Chlair, Claregalway, Co Galway

Lets Think about Adoption is a interactive Workshop for adopted children aged 8-11 and parents together. This event is cancelled and will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

From €40

Designated Liaison Person Training, Dublin 1

21 April 2020 9.30am to 5pm Jurys Inn, Moore Street Plaza, Parnell St, Dublin 1

The aim of this course 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 €125

Making the Most of Supervision (3 day course for Supervisors), Dublin

22 April 2020 9am - 5pm Jury's Inn, Moore Street Plaza, Parnell St, Dublin 1

The aim of this course is to generate a positive relationship between supervisor and supervisee focusing on quality practice and, through this, to inspire and motivate staff in their work. Wednesday 22nd April, Thursday 23rd April and Wednesday 20th May 2020

From €454

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Webinar - Introduction to Trauma Informed Practice 23 April 2020

23 April 2020 11am to 1.00pm 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.

From €15

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Children First, Child Protection Training, Dublin

19 May 2020 10am to 4.30pm The Wisdom Centre, Sophia Housing, 25 Cork St, Dublin 8

The aim of this course 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).

From €125

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Parenting Skills training for adoptive parents - Limerick

19 May 2020 7pm - 9:30pm The Greenhill Hotel, Limerick

Who should attend: Parents of adopted children/teenagers Facilitators: Barnardos Post Adoption Team Galway

From €20

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Sharing Birth Information Workshop - Cork

21 May 2020 7pm - 9:30pm Bru Columbanus Centre, Cardinal Way, Wilton, Cork

Who should attend: Parents of adopted children/teenagers. The aim of the workshop is to offer support in developing a good understanding of the truth about their children's birth.

From €20

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