Presentations Now Available to download for Sharing Innovative Learning Event - Doing Things the Rights Way

(02 Mar 2012)

The National Federation of Voluntary Bodies hosted a Sharing Innovative Learning Event on “Doing Things the Rights Way”, on Wednesday 21st March, 2012.

Presentations are available to download here.

Access to Justice - Dr Eilionoir Flynn, (CDLP)
What has article 12 got to do with it? - Maria Walls, National Federation of Voluntary Bodies
The Role and Function of Human Rights Committees - Maura O’Loughlin, Sunbeam
Policy in Action, Enabling People to Exercise Rights - Christina Doody, St. John of God Services
Our Experience - Possible Learning for Groups Setting up a HRC - John Leinster, Brothers of Charity Galway and Dr Eilionoir Flynn, CDLP
Rights Review Committee at Work! - The Story So Far - Connie O’ Regan, Western Care
Ability West—Experience to date and Emerging Challenges - Colette Daly and John O’Dea, Ability West
Human Rights Enhancement Committee - Eamon Teague Walk with You

Specific issues relating to Rights Review Committees that will be addressed on the day from the learning processes to date are:

  • Promoting rights awareness within organisations
  • Differentiating between therapeutic interventions and rights restrictions
  • The benefit of external involvement on the Committee
  • Early stages to later challenges in the Committees life
  • Ensuring appropriate referrals to rights committees and
  • Changing mind-sets.

Who should attend this event?
People who avail of services, their families, CEO's, front line staff, managers

Cost: €50, Reduced fee of €25.00 for persons with disabilities or their family members.

Click to book your place online.

Programme available here.

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