residential childcare

Child Protection : Tackling Neglect

“Neglect is the hardest category to evidence” In her report on Tackling Neglect, Joanna Nicolas claims this is a ‘common cry from professionals’. According to Nicolas, neglect is the most prolific form of child maltreatment with 45% of all children subject to child protection plans placed in the category of neglect. Read her compelling report here

Workshop : Understanding Attachment Disorder

Social Care Ireland are coordinating a one day workshop facilitated by Joanna Fortune on Understanding Attachment Disorder and Tools for Practice. It will take place on January 31st in the LINC Centre, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown. This interactive workshop will explore the attachment cycle (healthy and unhealthy), various attachment disorders and behaviours associated with each.…