Conference hosted by International Family Justice Centre in Antwerp, Belgium. ‘Creating pathways to multi-disciplinary approaches to gender-based and domestic violence.’ 15th to 17th March 2023.
The International Family Justice Centre in Antwerp, Belgium is hosting its 5th Annual Conference, on ‘Creating pathways to multi-disciplinary approaches to gender-based and domestic violence.’
The conference runs from Wednesday 15th March until Friday 17th March 2023.
Topics include child to parent violence and non-violent resistance. People can register to join via a web link for the keynote speakers.
The website is https://www.efjca.eu/5th-international-fjc-conference-antwerp-belgium and the programme for this innovative and exciting conference is attached below
NVR Ireland Webinar 10th March 2023- NEW POSSIBLITIES IN NVR – Substance Misuse, Mental Health & Education. Book now to secure your place
Date for your Diary – Friday 10th March 2023, from 9.15am – 12.15pm NVR Ireland Webinar ‘New Possibilities in NVR – Substance Misuse, Mental Health and Education’. AGM following at 12.30pm.
The NVR Ireland committee welcomes anyone working with children and families or in relevant research areas to join us for our forward looking webinar focusing on Non Violent Resistance (NVR) and new developments in practice with children, families and individuals. Registration for the conference is free but anyone intending to take part must register to receive a link to the meeting. The theme for our webinar is New Possibilities in NVR – Substance Misuse, Mental Health and Education with speakers joining us from CAMHS, Substance Misuse and Education perspectives. The webinar concludes at 12.15 pm
Registration for this free webinar is via Eventbrite. Click the link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/new-possibilities-in-nvr-substance-misuse-mental-health-education-tickets-552729648257
NVR Ireland AGM, from 12.30, Friday 10th March 2023
The NVR Ireland AGM is open to anyone registered with NVR Ireland as a practitioner or researcher trained in NVR. Motions for discussion at the AGM can be sent by email to the NVR Ireland Chairperson Declan Coogan (firstname.lastname@example.org ) by Sunday the 6th of March. Join us at the AGM to hear an update about what we have achieved over the last two years, the resources that we have made available and to agree our priorities for the next 12 months. Further information will be available on www.nvrireland.ie
Non Violent Resistance (NVR) Ireland is a voluntary association of practitioners and researchers in Ireland committed to the promotion and development of NVR. Anyone interested in (free) membership of NVR Ireland can read the admission criteria and complete an application form at https://nvrireland.ie/membership/
Advance Notice – Non Violent Resistance in Practice (five-day course for practitioners) starting 1st November 2021
The Irish Association of Social Workers (IASW) and Social Care Ireland (SCI) have joined with the MA in Social Work Programme at the School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway to offer a module in Non Violent Resistance in Practice.
The application form will be available on the iasw.ie event page the week starting on 16 August.
As this course receives funding from the Health Service Executive, it is open to practitioners who are working in HSE funded services only. More information is available if you scroll down the page at https://iasw.ie/events/upcoming
IASW members/non-members who are employed in HSE funded services – free with €100 refundable deposit
Every Monday in November 2021 from 10am – 4.00pm & independent study
Book now for June 18th Webinar ‘From Despair to Hope – A Clear Vision of Neurodiversity in a Confusing World Using NVR’
Hosted by NVR Ireland and the East Coast NVR Practitioner’s Network, this webinar was jointly organised in memory of our colleague and dear friend, Catrina Scanlan, RIP.
The webinar takes place on Friday 18th June from 9.30am to 12pm
Relevant to both parents and NVR practitioners, the webinar features the experiences of a (now adult) child with ADHD raised in a family where NVR was employed, in addition to the experiences of a parent, from learning and practising NVR, to becoming a qualified NVR practitioner.
See flyer below to book your place
Upcoming NVR training for Practitioners
Next Practitioner training takes place in April. See our Trainings page for more details.
New leaflet published about NVR in Cork
This leaflet outlines where families and practitioners can go to for support with child to parent violence and abuse. It’s available for a free download. Click here to access pdf.
Webinar Materials Available
From Athlone to Australia, Ballyhaunis to Brighton and Gorey to Greece, NVR practitioners from across Ireland and beyond joined the inaugural NVR Ireland Webinar on November 25th 2020 with more than 350 people in attendance and six presentations with Q & A.
Please find a Summary of the Webinar and Slides available for download on our Practitioner Resources Page.
Speakers Announced for Webinar
The time table for the Webinar has been finalised. We thanks all of those that will be presenting on the day. Be sure to register and then join us for the Meet and Greet at 9:30am on the 25th.
NVR Ireland Network Webinar and AGM
Theme: Ending Shame and Silence- NVR Ireland responding to family fear and violence
25th of November 2020 via Zoom
from 9:30am to 11:50am Webinar and
12:00pm to 1:00pm AGM of NVR Ireland Network Members
9:30-10:00 Meet and Greet-Attendees will be in Break Out rooms with one NVR Ireland Steering Group member and other attendees to allow for online networking.
Each webinar topic will be followed by Q&A session via Chat function in Zoom with the Moderator collating and proposing questions to the speaker(s).
10:00-10:05 Welcome by Rosemary Fox, Steering Group Member and Senior Probation Officer, Irish Probation Service and Moderator for First Half of Webinar.
10:05-10:20 Stop Start Stop with Non Violent Resistance by Dr. Declan Coogan, NVR Ireland Steering Group Chairperson and Lecturer, MA in Social Work Programme, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway.
10:20-10:35 Parentline- Helpline for Parents and their NVR Service by Aileen Hicke, CEO of Parentline.
10:35-10:50 NVR Ireland Local Practitioner Networks by Grace Bermingham, Family Support Coordinator, Tusla-Child and Family Agency.
10:50-11:00 Break (Dr. Declan Coogan will be Moderator for Second Half of Webinar.)
11:00-11:15 A Parent’s Experience with NVR
11:15-11:30 Getting the NVR Intervention Up and Running by Niamh Murphy, Youth Justice Team Leader and Lorraine Shortt, Youth Counsellor MIACP both with Kildare Youth Services.
11:30-11:45 Mindfulness and NVR by John Peelo, Project Leader NYP1 and Niall Nolan, Senior Social Work Practitioner both with Tusla-Child and Family Agency.
11:45-11:50 Webinar Wrap Up by Dr. Declan Coogan.
12:00-1:00 NVR Ireland Network AGM for NVR Ireland Network Members that have joined by 20th of November 2020.
Registration Now Open
Registration for the free webinar, Ending Shame and Silence-NVR responding to family fear and violence is now open. Practitioners, researcher/academics and policy makers are welcome to register through this eventbrite link: eventbrite.ie/e/ending-shame- and-silence-nvr-responding-to- family-fear-and-violence-tickets- 125887862987
The Webinar and NVR Ireland AGM will take place on 25th November 2020 from 9:30am till 1pm. Although free, attendees must register before the 20th of November.