Training Events

2018 Spring/Summer Training Calendar - Continuing Professional Development 

Children First Child Protection Training - €125

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). 

30 June - Dublin 8


Designated Liaison Person Training (DLP) - €125 

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 Children First, Child Protection Training.


12 June - Dublin 8

27 June - Dublin 8 

Making the Most of Supervision (3 day course) - €454 

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. 

2, 3, 31 May - Dublin 8


Social Media in Early Years Services - €20 (Subsidised by Pobal funding).

The aim of this evening workshop is to assist participants to understand the importance of good practice when using social media in early years services.  Participants will explore the link between children's rights and good practice.  Benefits as well as inherent risks of social media will be demonstrated.

12 June - Dublin 8


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Attachment and Relationship-based Practice Training - €250

Prof. David Shemmings (University of Kent's Centre for Child Protection) will deliver this course aimed at equipping participants with a greater understanding of attachment, and its application to their work, with children and families.

5 and 6 July - Dublin 2

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To discuss your training requirements, please contact Barnardos Learning and Development Service at, or on Tel: 01 4530355.

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