We deliver eLearning in two options:
- Remote Learning Workshops that are delivered live by our subject experts using Zoom: Courses will allow you to interact with your trainer and other participants in a virtual classroom where, in addition to the workshop content, there will be time built in for live discussions, question & answer sessions and skills practice. You can access the courses wherever you have an internet connection; on a desktop, tablet or even a smartphone.
- Online courses where you can learn at your own pace with the flexibility of online study: Our courses are user-friendly and interactive with content that can be accessed wherever you are. Every learner has access to an individual course tutor so you are not alone with your study!
Our eLearning courses are continually being added to and new courses will come on-stream as they are developed. Check back soon.
Remote Learning: Trauma Informed Practice workshop
23 and 30 April 2021
The purpose of this remote training is to start a conversation about how trauma and adversity affects and has affected those who use the services we provide and the appropriate responses we can implement and offer;
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
13 and 14 May 2021
16 and 17 September 2021
Initially known as CBT for Borderline disorder. DBT consists of a series of skills and techniques for working with personality disorders and other areas. This course will explain the concept and would suit those considering becoming a DBT therapist or those referring clients or employees to a DBT service.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy
24, 25, 31 May and 01 June
SFBT is a short-term goal-focused therapeutic approach which helps clients change by constructing solutions rather than dwelling on problems. Elements of the desired solution often are already present in the client's life, and become the basis for ongoing change.
Online: Drug and Alcohol Awareness course
24 May until 09 July 2021
This online course covers a range of areas to provide participants with a good basic knowledge of drugs and alcohol and related issues. The programme is divided into six pre-recorded modules with quizzes to evaluate understanding of the material as you progress through the individual topics. There is online access to a Q&A forum and the option of a LIVE one hour weekly session (Saturdays) with course authors Dr. Sean Foy or Liam O'Loughlin to discuss each week's module.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
27 and 28 May 2021
09 and 10 September 2021
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-centred approach that elicits behavioural changes by assisting individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach is especially helpful with individuals who are less motivated.
Remote Learning: An Overview of Dual Diagnosis
4 and 11 June 2021
‘Dual Diagnosis’ is the term used when a person suffers from both a drug and/or alcohol issue and a mental health issue. Delivered live online by subject expert Dr. Seán Foy, using Zoom, this workshop sets out to deliver a clear overview of Dual Diagnosis/Disorders and its implications for treatment and practice.
Remote Learning: Advanced Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Workshop
17, 18, 24 and 25 June 2021
Note: Participants are required to provide evidence of having completed an introductory course in DBT in order to join this workshop. DBT consists of a series of skills and techniques for working with personality disorders and other areas. This Advanced DBT course focuses on how to teach clients group skills, how to develop further on these skills in one to one sessions and how to help clients with any form of self-destructive behaviour.
Remote Learning: Complex Trauma Workshop
29 September 2021
This workshop will explore how developmental trauma may manifest in adult presentations and appropriate interventions to engage with complex trauma.
NEW Remote Learning: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in the Workplace
Under the Health, Safety and Welfare at work Act 2005 stress is highlighted as a hazard (HAS, 2005). Therefore stress must be assessed and managed like any other physical hazard that occurs in the workplace. This workshop will explore what we mean by the term ‘stress’, how it manifests in our personal lives and at work and how mindfulness can support us in responding to it. The programme promotes self-awareness, personal development and general wellbeing.
Remote Learning: Improving Professional Boundaries
With many of us working from home, personal and professional boundaries may become blurred so maintaining your professional boundaries has never been more important. The content of this remote learning workshop is designed to provide an overview of boundaries and the many ways in which they can be encountered. There is a strong emphasis on practical examples of issues and best practice.
Remote Learning: Hidden Shame workshop
This online training will be presented by Kevin Fehin, Senior Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist. Kevin will examines the area of shame and how it is often overlooked in the therapeutic process both within clients and therapists alike.
Remote Learning: An Overview of Relapse Prevention
This training is designed to meet the needs of those working within the addiction field in relation to this area by following the Marlatt and Gordon model of relapse prevention and covering some practical applications of this model.
Remote Learning: Key Working, Care Planning & Case Management
This remote learning workshop will provide a practical application of relevant theory in relation to key working, care planning and case management.
NEW - Remote Learning: Community Reinforcement Approach Training (CRA)
Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) is a behavioural intervention programme designed to support recovery from substance use disorders. This is accomplished by replacing the environmental contingencies that have encouraged alcohol or drug use with prosocial activities and behaviours.
NEW: Remote Learning: An Introduction to Psychodynamics
This two day online workshop delivered by Dr. Kevin Fehin aims to provide an introduction to the ideas and concepts involved in psychodynamic psychotherapy. It will explore attitudes, values and beliefs about human nature from a psychodynamic perspective and provide an understanding of psychopathology and presenting symptoms from this viewpoint.
Remote Learning: Key Working Online - Practical and Psychological Perspectives
Covid 19 has created many challenges for how Key Workers normally carried out their practice. This online training module aims to support Key Workers to develop insight, capacity and expertise to deliver their practice online while maintaining their core skills and practices.