Presentations available to download for Family Centred Workshop with Prof Roy McConkey

(14 Mar 2013)

The National Coordinating Group for Progressing Disability Services for Children and Young People and the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies hosted a one-day workshop on family centred practice on Tuesday 12th March 2013, in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel.

The Keynote Speaker was Prof Roy McConkey. The event focused on family centred practice in early intervention and school age children’s services. 

Presentations are now available to download:

Keynote Address: Why family-centred practice
Professor Roy McConkey, University of Ulster.

Partnership with families through the family centred plan Ms. Frances Fitzell, Services Manager, Enable Ireland.
Shared team assessment and intervention 
Ms. Ruth Connolly, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Muiriosa Foundation. 
Supporting families to be included in their community
Ms. Angela Regan, Deputy Director of Services, Western Care.
A parent’s experience and reflections
Ms. Theresa Tonna, Parent.
Services/Support & Mainstreaming
P. J. Cleere, The Disability Federation of Ireland



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