Events

Voluntary and Community sector events across Northern Ireland.

29 events

Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

The Labour Relations Agency

The Labour Relations Agency (LRA) is inviting applications for its 2021 ‘Certificate in Line Management Practice, which is free and open to 30 participants across Northern Ireland.
Dates:
18 January - 12 March 2021
Belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

SRH Counselling Services

CPD Training and Workshop Program This is a program of half, one and two-day events which are suitable for qualified counsellors, student counsellors, health and education professionals and interested members of the public. All events are theory led and will cover a range of psychological issues. The two-day events will comprise of theory and skills and give targeted interventions for working with the issues presented. Due to current restrictions all events scheduled to run between February-April will be delivered by Zoom. Events in May and June we hope to deliver them in person but in addition to attending in person, each event will be live streamed and so you have the option to join in remotely. Concessions are available for advance booking and if the attendees are students/low income (see booking form for more information). Certification of attendance at all events will be provided.
Dates:
02 February - 01 July 2021
Belfast
Event
Art & Culture Conference Launch Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

CoG Training

*****Please note this course will run on Friday 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th February 2021 at 9:30am - 1:00pm. You must attend all days to obtain the award***** Course Overview Did you know 1 in 4 people in the UK are likely to experience mental health problems each year? Mental health is just as important as physical health, yet whilst we know how to take care of our own physical health, many people do not know how to support relatives, friends and even colleagues who are experiencing poor mental health. By developing a greater understanding of common mental health issues, as well as how best to support and guide someone to professional help, you can help further reduce the stigma associated with mental health in the UK. The QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health, develop an understanding on how best to support, reassure and signpost colleagues to professional support. What’s more, candidates will develop the knowledge, skills an confidence to actively promote positive mental health within their workplace, making it an ideal qualification for mental health champions/first aiders, human resources, managers, supervisors and team leaders. What's Covered Understanding mental health and its importance - The roles and responsibilities for mental health in the workplace - Importance of own wellbeing as a mental health first aider - Common mental health conditions, including: o Characteristics and features o Work-related stress o Anxiety o Eating disorders o Depression o Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) o Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) o Phobias o Bipolar o Self-harm o Psychosis o Suicide - Promoting positive mental health first aid in the workplace o Best practice for employers o Mental health first aid at work action plan o Appropriate coping strategies - How employers can provide support to employees in the workplace o Assisting those off work or returning to work - Procedures to support employees who are off work whilst experiencing poor mental health - Types of support available both locally and nationally
Dates:
05 - 26 February 2021
Belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice

Utopian Learning

Starting Online Tues. 9th February 2021 7-9pm Offering the qualification at a greatly reduced rate £100 per person (limited to first 25 applicants) To register a place contact Edward [email protected] The OCN NI Level 1 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills qualification is aimed to introduce learners to the concept and purpose of counselling, as well as the ethical considerations and skills used in a counselling situation. The COURSE objectives are to: Understand the nature of counselling Develop personal communication and interpersonal skills; Promote self-development This qualification will give learners an introduction to counselling skills that they will find useful in a variety of complimentary and helping roles such as community workers, youth leaders, care assistants and support worker, as well as those responsible for managing people or staff.
Dates:
09 February - 16 March 2021 09 February - 16 March 2021
Dromore
Event
Informal Meetup Online / Virtual

Vegetarian for Life

Join V for Life's virtual lunch club, running monthly on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Each month you'll be given recipes in advance, buy your ingredients and cook the dishes on the day ready for the Zoom chat at 1pm. Talk cookery, recipes and more, and meet likeminded people from across the UK. Open to vegetarians, vegans and meat reducers aged 65 and over. Email [email protected] to find out more, or to book your place and get the Zoom link and password. Or call the VfL office on 0161 257 0887.
Dates:
23 February 2021 23 March 2021 27 April 2021 25 May 2021 22 June 2021
Manchester
Event
Informal Meetup Online / Virtual Training/Advice Workshop

Linking Generations Northern Ireland

A virtual community network meet-up to support the growth of intergenerational connections within the Lisburn & Castlereagh Area
Dates:
25 February 2021
Newtownards
Event
Seminar

ARK

This online event reports on the findings of a Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust research project which investigated the potential for gender budgeting to address gender inequalities in Northern Ireland.
Dates:
25 February 2021
Event
Seminar

Excalibur Press

Find out what is thought leadership and why is it a powerful tool for promoting you, your business or your brand.
Dates:
25 February 2021
Belfast
Event
Informal Meetup Online / Virtual Workshop

Linking Generations Northern Ireland

A virtual community network meet-up to support the growth of intergenerational connections within the Ards & North Down Council Area
Dates:
02 March 2021
Newtownards
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice

Barnardo's NI

Parent and child foster placements can help keep families together. Join us to learn more about this specialised fostering support from a Barnardo's parent-and-child foster carer and one of the mothers she has helped.
Dates:
02 March 2021 08 March 2021
Belfast
Event
Informal Meetup Online / Virtual Workshop

Linking Generations Northern Ireland

A virtual community network meet-up to support the growth of intergenerational connections within the Belfast City Council Area
Dates:
03 March 2021
Newtownards
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar

Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland

As part of the Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland (part of ADR Northern Ireland) Symposium Series, this seminar will bring together researchers, service providers, policymakers and frontline workers to explore how we can shape our research to help us better understand the intersection between work and mental health, and how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted workers and carers.
Dates:
03 March 2021
Belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

SRH Counselling Services

Compulsive Hoarding impairs a person’s ability to function, alienates them from others and perpetuates a state of helplessness and shame. A condition that is widely misunderstood and often receives ridicule and judgement. This workshop aims to explore this condition from a Psychodynamic Perspective, shedding light on its complexity and gaining an understanding of its origins in attachment
Dates:
06 March 2021
belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

SRH Counselling Services

Perfectionism, is a personality trait characterised by a person's striving for flawlessness and setting high performance standards, accompanied by critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others' evaluations. Explored from a Psychodynamic Perspective this workshop will explore the complex nature of perfectionism, and the drives behind this façade
Dates:
06 March 2021
belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

SRH Counselling Services

Emotional avoidance is an adapted coping strategy to control and minimise the risk of rejection from others. The suppression of emotion leads to the creation of a façade and with it shame and fear. Explored from a Psychodynamic perspective this workshop will explore when emotional avoidance becomes pathological leading to psychological withdrawal, the loss of self and shame-based rage and violence.
Dates:
07 March 2021
belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

SRH Counselling Services

Grudges are not restricted by gender, age, class or ethnicity. We have all known grudges; by holding them ourselves, knowing someone who has held one or have been on the receiving end of a person’s grudge. Grudges can be deep and last a lifetime. This workshop will explore from a psychodynamic perspective why we choose to keep wounds open and active, choosing to live in the past. What keeps us stuck when we actually want to move on and be free?
Dates:
07 March 2021
belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar

Linking Generations Northern Ireland

A free webinar, part of a series hosted by Linking Generations Northern Ireland in celebration of National #IntergenerationalWeek 2021 (8-14 March)
Dates:
09 March 2021
Newtownards
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar

Linking Generations Northern Ireland

A free webinar, part of a series hosted by Linking Generations Northern Ireland in celebration of National #IntergenerationalWeek 2021 (8-14 March)
Dates:
11 March 2021
Newtownards
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar

Excalibur Press

Standing out from the crowd can be hard in a noisy marketplace, find out how your "story" can help you do just that.
Dates:
11 March 2021
Belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar

Linking Generations Northern Ireland

A free webinar, part of a series hosted by Linking Generations Northern Ireland in celebration of National #IntergenerationalWeek 2021 (8-14 March)
Dates:
12 March 2021
Newtownards
Event
Art & Culture Conference Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

CoG Training

Aim of Training: To raise awareness of the potential impact of ACEs on individuals and communities. ***This training is accredited by the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland and not Ofqual Regulated through Qualsafe.*** Aim of Training: To raise awareness of the potential impact of ACEs on individuals and communities. Objectives: To develop - • An awareness of ACEs and their potential impact on children and adults across the lifespan. • An ability to identify the potential impact of trauma and ACEs on the brain and possible subsequent behaviour. • An awareness of the use of an ACE/trauma sensitive lens. • An awareness of the importance of preventing and mitigating ACEs. • An ability to identify appropriate pathways to support wellbeing for staff, volunteers and service users.
Dates:
15 March 2021
Belfast
Event
Conference Online / Virtual Seminar Workshop

Kith & Kin Financial Wellbeing - Social Enterprise

The conference will be hosted by Wendy Austin MBE, we have 3 speakers to update you on the following areas :- Charles Cotton CIPD - Reward & Performance Advisor - to speak on the benefits for Employers & Employees on Financial Wellbeing. Prof Siobhan O Neill - NI Mental Health Champion - How financial issues affect employees mentally and the impact on the employer. Julie Leonard - Employment Law Solicitor - Edwards & Co - Updating HR on their legal obligations for staff with Financial issues and Duty of Care. You can register for this free event here - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/financial-wellbeing-at-work-conference-t…
Dates:
16 March 2021
Belfast
Event
Art & Culture Conference Launch Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

CoG Training

Level 2 Developing Trauma Sensitive Approaches to Practice Training Aim of Training: To build on learning from awareness sessions and develop skills that promote a trauma sensitive response Objectives: You will be able to- • State key objectives of ACE and trauma-sensitive training. • Enhance your skills and confidence to use a trauma sensitive LENS in order to support and develop resilience for those you work with. • Identify the impact of secondary and vicarious trauma. • Identify ways in which you can support the health and wellbeing of all staff, including volunteers.
Dates:
16 March 2021
Belfast
Event
Conference Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

SRH Counselling Services

This workshop aims to explore the psychological dynamics in relationships when one party displays narcissistic tendencies. Familial, friendship and intimate partner relationships will be examined. Exhibitionist, Closet and Malignant narcissism will be explored and how these presentations manifest in relationships. Susan Harvey has been a practising counsellor for 23 years. She has worked with narcissism throughout her career presented as adult children of narcissists, partners and families and clients with a Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Susan is also an experienced supervisor and lecturer.
Dates:
20 March 2021
belfast
Event
Online / Virtual Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

SRH Counselling Services

Explored from a Psychodynamic Perspective this workshop will focus on the nature of co-dependency and the dysfunctional helping relationship of “enabling” which is underpinned by the individual’s loss of identity and the co-dependant’s insatiable need for approval from others. Susan Harvey has been a practising counsellor for 23years. She has worked continuously for 18 years in the field of addiction. Susan is also an experienced supervisor and lecturer.
Dates:
20 March 2021
belfast

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