Presentations now available for download for the National Federation event on Employee Health and Well-being held on 13th October 2015

(15 Oct 2015)

This 1-day conference provided an opportunity for those working in the disability / social care sector to network, share information and hear from a range of experts on a range of themes

Early Intervention Family Support – Pilot Project

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Rees, D.; Burns, D.; Kirkpatrick, V.; Daly, M.; and Tierney, E.

Department: Psychology & Research Departments, COPE Foundation

Key Words: Intellectual disability, Early Intervention, Child and Family Centred Service

The Experiences of the Participatory Action Researcher

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Kevin Barnes, Programmes Coordinator

Department: RehabCare

Evaluation of the Three-Day Training Course ‘Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behaviour’

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Tierney, E., Quinlan, D. & Browne, S.

Department: Research Department and Nursing Department, COPE Foundation

Evaluation of a Bereavement Training Programme for Staff

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Sile Reynolds, Senior Occupational Therapist

Department: St Michael’s House

Independent Living Project

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Jacintha Flynn

Department: Cope Foundation

Keywords: Independent living; Mild intellectual disability

Funzone: Using group work for teaching and learning.

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Mary Wilson,Deirdre Quirke, Yvonne McCarthy,Maryrose O’Driscoll,Catherine Tierney and Richard Burke.

Department: Brothers of Charity and Dept of Applied social studies U.C.C.

Keywords: Groupwork, learning disability, empowerment, partnership, inclusion and lifelong learning.

Reported: Groupwork Vol.14 (1),2004,pp.xx-xx Whiting & Birch Ltd,2004

A nationwide study of challenging behaviour in Special Schools in Ireland 2002-2003

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Aine Kelly PhD, Sean Carey PhD, Siobhan McCarthy, MSocSc.

Department: Research Department, St John of God Hospitaller Services. St Patricks College, Drumcondra, Dublin.

Keywords: Special Schools, Challenging Behaviour, principal stress

Reported: NABMSE, Kildare Education Centre, Friary Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare (www.nabmse.org).Or from St John of God Hospitaller Services, Library.

What are we doing for you? Early intervention for children with special educational needs: The experiences of children, parents and staff across three early services.

(29 Jul 2009)

Author(s): Jean Whyte and Aine Kelly

Department: The Children’s Research Centre, Trinity College, Dublin 2 and The Research Department, St John of God Hospitaller Services

Reported: By The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) and The St John of God Research Department

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