Events and Training for Women
Full Day Mindfullness Programme21st April 2017, BelfastAWARE Mindfulness Programme cultivates self-compassion, it helps you to relax and recharge and means that you are kinder to yourself and others. Frank Liddy (AWARE’s Mindfulness practitioner) will teach you tools to improve your focus, reduce your stress levels and increase your creativity. For more info click here.The Essentials: making a homeless application 24th April 2017, Belfast This training course will enable you to assist a client who wishes to have a positive homeless assessment and an award of Full Duty Applicant status. It will give you an understanding of the hurdles and processes involved and equip you with the skills and knowledge to challenge an unfavourable decision. To book click here.Effective Lobbying and Campaigning 25th April 2017, Belfast This half day session will help you learn about the structures of the Assembly and how to engage effectively with key decision makers in government. With a change of government, departments and committees establishing their priorities for the next five years and the Programme for Government in development, it is more important than ever that your policy asks are robust and your engagement effective. This session will help you think more strategically about how you engage on your policy asks. It has been designed for those who engage with government as part of their role and who wish to engage with government as an advocate for their organisation. To book your place click here.Collaboration and Impact on Beneficiaries 27th April 2017, The MAC Come along to hear from Ben Cairns and Miranda Lewis from IVAR, who will be discussing the direct impact on beneficiaries of collaboration, which the Trust has been working on in depth since 2008. Click here to register for the event.Building Mental Resilience in Sport28th April 2017, Belfast Competitive sport at any level can help individuals to build their physical and mental resilience and improve personal self-esteem. However, highs and lows in performance, injuries and retirement can leave sportsmen and women with a great sense of loss, lack of direction and depression. The panel will include representatives from Football, Rugby, GAA and Athletics. This event is hosted in partnership between Inspire and our Change Your Mind Anti-Stigma campaign. Register here.Mental ill-health and its impact on housing 9th May 2017, Belfast This course will equip you to help clients with their housing problems that have emanated from their mental ill-health, including defending possession proceedings. Book your place here.Knowledge Exchange Seminar - Preventative Health: New Developments 10th May 2017, Belfast Dr Joe Duffy, Dr Gavin Davidson (QUB), Dr Subhajit Basu(Leeds University) and Prof Katherine Pearson (Penn State University) - Modernising Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland. Book your place here.Educating the Educators LGBT Training Event 17th May 2017, Belfast 'Educating the Educators' is a training event with specific focus on the needs of LGBTQ+ young people, targeted towards all professionals and volunteers who work with young people in NI. Book your place here.Short Course in Community Development 22nd May 2017, University UlsterThis short course provides an opportunity for people in the community/voluntary or statutory sectors to convert learning from experience into university credits. Find out more info here.How the Assembly Works
This is a free education programme that will provide you with a brief overview of the Assembly, how it works and how you can engage more effectively with it. The training is focused on improving your ability to engage with the Assembly. Sessions start at 9.30am and finish at approximately 1215pm, followed by an optional tour of Parliament Buildings. To find out when the next event or training session will be held, please click here.