Supporting young people in distress: Dublin workshops – 13th – 15th December 2017 Applications Closed!

The Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing are offering a series of free 1-day workshops in Dubiln on supporting young people in distress.  The workshops are funded by the Nursing and Midwifery Planning Development Unit, Health Services Executive – North.  They will be facilitated by Rai Waddingham, an international trainer that combines personal and professional expertise, these interactive workshops will provide you with a fresh understanding of young people in distress and equip them with essential skills to enhance their practice.  The workshops will take place on: 
• 13 December: Working with Young People who Self-Harm
• 14 December: Supporting Young People who have Distressing Beliefs & Paranoia
• 15 December: Talking with Young People about the Voices they Hear

Time: 10.00am – 4.30pm

Venue: School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D’Olier Street, Dublin 2

These workshops are open to anyone interested in developing peer support groups for young people, including: nurses, OTs, social workers, psychiatrists, peer support workers, youth workers, counsellors, therapists mentors, CAMHS/EIS and substance misuse workers. However, applications from nurses prioritised.

To book a place place, please contact Mark Monahan at

You can download a copy of the application form here: 2017 Dublin Youth Workshops form2