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FRI
06
OCT

CPD

FREE

NIRC Networking Evening Topic: The Role of the Suicide Bereavement Officer with Pieta House in the Nth West Reg (06/10/17)

Presenter: Marian Mc Nulty

Event Details
Venue:
City Hotel Derry
Dates:
06-10-2017
Time:
Registration 19.15:Starts 19.30 to 21.30
CPD :
2

Northern Ireland Regional Committee

Present a Network Evening Event: 

The Role of the Suicide Bereavement Officer with Pieta House in the Nth West Reg

 

The Pieta House Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service provides practical support, information and signposting to anyone who has recently been bereaved by suicide by connecting or visiting with them promptly.
Anyone affected by suicide is welcome to make contact with this service for support

 

Training Level: All levels

 

CPD certificates will be emailed to participants after attendance at the Workshop.

Workshop Limited to 100 places. IACP Members only.

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Timeframe for statutory registration

 

Draft regulations to designate the professions of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and to establish a registration board will be ready for submission to the Houses of the Oireachtas for their approval during the present session, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has told the Dail.

 

The Minister recently concluded a public consultation on  his proposal to regulate counsellors generally under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005.

 

On foot of the consultation process, He has decided to proceed with the designation of two distinct professions under the Act, that of counsellor and psychotherapist. Each will have its own register under one registration board. This decision has been communicated to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council, the relevant professional bodies and all the respondents to the public consultation process.

 

Subject to the approval of the Houses, the next step will be the appointment of the 13 members of the registration board, following the submission of suitable candidates for the Minister's consideration, by the Public Appointments Service. The aim is that the registration board will be in a position early in the New Year to begin the task of drafting the various bye-laws to allow it to establish its registers.

 

 


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