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CPD events, Women’s Mental Health Network

03 December, 2018

at St Patrick's University Hospital

Strengthening Responses: Domestic Violence and Women's Mental Health

Strengthening Responses: An interdisciplinary seminar on domestic violence and women’s mental health will be taking place in St Patrick’s Mental Health Services on Monday, December, 3rd  from 9.30am -4.30pm.
Strengthening Responses: An interdisciplinary seminar on domestic violence and women’s mental health, Monday, December, 3rd from 9.30am -4.30pm.

Strengthening Responses: An interdisciplinary seminar on domestic violence and women’s mental health will be taking place in St Patrick’s Mental Health Services on Monday, December, 3rd  from 9.30am -4.30pm.

Speakers will include Dr. Siân Oram, Lecturer in Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London along with presentations and workshops from a range of mental health professionals and domestic violence experts. This conference has been approved for 4.5 ICGP CPD points and 0.5 GMS study leave.

In support of the UN Women’s 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, this one-day interdisciplinary conference on domestic violence and women’s mental health focuses on strengthening responses within health services to domestic violence and women’s mental health issues.

Who is it for?

Any health professional, and particularly mental health professionals, (for example GPs, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, occupational therapists) who may work with women affected by, or at risk of, domestic violence.

Conference programme

We are delighted to welcome an excellent line-up of speakers and workshop facilitators for the conference programme including:

  • Keynote speaker: Dr. Siân Oram, Lecturer in Women’s Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London
  • Special guest presentation, in conjunction with Safe Ireland: Professor Evan Stark, Emeritus Professor of Public Affairs, Rutgers University, New Jersey.
  • John Doyle, Coordinator MEND (Men Ending Domestic Violence) Programme
  • Elaine Donnelly, Mental Health Social Worker, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services

Workshops on trauma-informed care and intersectionality facilitated by:

  • Dylan Moore, Counselling Psychologist, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services
  • Linda Curran, Mental Health Social Worker, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services

Further details will be available in the coming days. 

This conference has been approved for 4.5 ICGP CPD points and 0.5 GMS study leave

The attendance fee for the event is 40 euros and all proceeds go to the UN Women’s ’16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence’ fundraising campaign.

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