Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) online Training on 13th & 14th June

For more details on this two day training for practitioners provided by New Authority Parenting, click the link

NVR Ireland’s annual webinar ‘New Possibilities in NVR – Substance Misuse, Mental Health & Education’ took place on 10th March 2023. Click the ‘Resources for Practitioners’ page of this website for webinar slides. They are posted here as soon as they are made available to NVR Ireland.

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 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

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 ( ) 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

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

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 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

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.

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