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Supervisors Forum - Ennis Topic: Child Protection: Finding the balance between legal responsibility & client care (21/10/17)

Presenter: Dr Melissa Darmody

Event Details
West County Hotel, Ennis
Registration from 9.30 Start time 10.30-

Presentation Title: Child Protection: Finding the balance between legal responsibility and client care 

Presenters Bio: Dr Melissa Darmody is a counselling psychologist who trained in the US, UK and Ireland.  Dr. Darmody started her career working in a Rape Crisis Centre and over the past twenty five years has had a particular interest in working with victims of abuse and trauma.  She has authored many professional articles and co authored the book, Becoming a Solution Detective.  She is a trained mediator and in more recent years has developed her expertise in restorative justice practices.

Co -Presenter Bio: Maggie O'Neill works as a Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapist, accredited with IHIP. In the past she was the Chairperson of the Miscarriage Association for over twelve years and has a special interest in working with women following the loss of their baby through termination, miscarriage or stillbirth.

Currently she tutors theory and practice to the first and second year Psychotherapy students in Dublin Business School, works in private practice and is the Child Protection Officer for Towards Healing. She also co-facilities ‘Healing through Art’ workshops for the Towards Healing clients.  

Over the past ten years her work in Towards Healing, working with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, has developed her understanding of working with survivors and child protection issues.

Forum Facilitator: Christina Hogan. 

Registration from from 9:00-10:30am

(Tea/Coffee & Biscuits will be served from 9:30am)

The Supervisor Forum will begin 10:30am and finish at 3:30pm

CPD Certificates will be sent out to all participants after attendance at the Supervisor Forums.





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