Saturday 9th November 2019 – Forum Event – Adverse Childhood Experiences Training Level 1

THE NORTHEN IRELAND COUNSELLING FORUM

PRESENT

Adverse Childhood Experiences Training Level 1

  • Would you like to increase your awareness of the potential impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on individuals and communities?
  • Would you like to develop and enhance your understanding of the impact of trauma and ACEs on the brain and possible subsequent behavior?
  • Would it be beneficial to have increased knowledge of emotional health and wellbeing and support pathways for staff and service users?

This training is part of the £1.5 million that has been invested through Early Intervention Transformation Programme to build professional capacity on the ACE Agenda and enhance TIP skills. The Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP) is a Delivering Social Change (DSC)/Atlantic Philanthropies Signature Programme which is funded jointly by five government Departments (DoH, DE, DoJ, DfC and DfE) DSC and Atlantic Philanthropies. EITP aims to transform ways of working through embedding early intervention knowledge and evidence based approaches to commissioning and delivering services for children, young people and families in order to achieve better outcomes

The SBNI were tasked with leading the delivery of this fourth and final work stream of EITP.

Andrea Bingham (Training Officer ASCERT)

Andrea Bingham started off her career as a nurse. Completing an Honours Degree in Adult Nursing then going on to complete a National Diploma in Paediatric Nursing. She worked as a Paediatric Nurse for several years before embarking on some quantitative research in RBHSC. She then became a Teaching Fellow in Paediatric Nursing in QUB. During this time she completed a MSc in Nursing. She then had a career change and became a Detached Youth Worker and completed a MA in Youth and Community Work with Applied Theology. She has worked in the Community and Voluntary sector for over 10 years and has been delivering training in a range of topics for around 6 years. She qualified as an integrative counsellor in 2018 and has been working alongside clients with substance use disorders, and family members, in a voluntary capacity for over 2 years. Her current interest is equine therapy, especially its potential for working with prisoners with attachment disorders and substance use.

Time: Saturday 9th November 2019
Venue: Friends’ Meeting House
Frederick Street
Belfast BT1

Parking available
Library, bring a book – exchange a book
Tea/coffee e available from 9.30am – workshop 10am – 1230pm approx.

Email info@nicf.org.uk or 07775947991 for further details;
Cost: Free
CPD Certificate supplied

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