Welcome to Southside Partnership Training Network

We hope you find this website easy to work and useful to you in your search for training and educational opportunities. Southside Partnership Training Network is hosted and supported by Southside Partnership, the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Local Drugs Task Force and the HSE.

At Southside Partnership we have a wide range of training opportunities, resources and technical supports available to those living and working within our target areas. Our training network, formally known as Southside Community Training Network, is committed to working with you, to supporting you in your work whether in the community or in your efforts to gain employment.

We hope that through our work we help build stronger communities. Our approach to training is interactive and participatory, the basic principle being that people learn by doing and retain their knowledge and skills, by integrating them into their daily work patterns.

Training courses on offer

Agenda

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  1. Apr
    17
    Thu

    1. Learn How to go Online – Free Training
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      If you would like to know about how to access the internet or learn more about working online then this FREE course is for you.
      Starting Thursday April 17th – May 15th 10am – 12pm

      To book your place contact Marie Kavanagh in Southside Partnership on 01-7060100

  2. Apr
    24
    Thu

    1. CHILD PROTECTION – 1 Day (all-day)
      Apr 24

      CHILD PROTECTION

      Who should attend: Those working with young people or vulnerable adults
      Date: 24th April 2014
      Time: 9.30am – 5pm
      Venue: To be confirmed
      Certificate: A Certificate will be issued to each participant on completion
      Booking: You can call or email Marie Kavanagh 7060100 marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie
      Cost: €20 per person to cover the cost of room hire
      Priority of place: Priority of place will be given to those living or working in the local Dun Laoghaire area and working with Community groups targeted by Southside Partnership

      Child Protection Workshop – 24th April 2014

      Who Should Attend:Those working with young people or vulnerable adults
      Date: 24th April 2014
      Venue: TBC
      Duration: 9.30am – 5pm
      Certificate: A certificate will be issued to each participant on successful completion
      Trainer: Connexion – Lucinda O’Mahony
      Booking: Marie Kavanagh Southside Partnership 7060100 marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie
      Cost: €20 per person to cover cost of room hire.

      Priority of place:Priority of place will be given to those living or working in the local Dun Laoghaire area and working with Community groups targeted by Southside Partnership

      Additional Information:
      This is a one day course in Child Protection and focuses on Children First

  3. Apr
    28
    Mon

    1. Intercultural Awareness Course (all-day)
      Apr 28 – Jun 30

      INTERCULTURAL AWARENESS TRAINING COURSE (FETAC L3)

      When: April 28th – June 30th (Monday & Friday mornings only)
      Time: 10am – 1pm
      Where: South Dublin Adult Education Service (DDL ETB)
      Booking: Call Marie Kavanagh 01-7060100
      For Whom: Women Living in Ireland for 5 years or less

      Southside Partnership and the Dublin Dun Laoghaire Education Training Board (DDL ETB) are offering a FETAC Level 3 Interculturar Awareness workshop to non-European women living in Ireland for 5 years or less.

      On this course you will have an opportunity to explore what culture means, learn about Irish Culture and discuss ways of promoting respect, tolerance and acceptance of other cultures

      Highlight link below and right click and go to https://drive.google etc (3rd item from bottom of list) to view leaflet with course information

      https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3Ytmaymr9FncnJoWjVDOEx4ekk/edit?usp=sharing

    2. Occupational First Aid (3 days)
      9:30 am – 4:30 pm

      Occupational First Aid – FETAC L5

      This course is aimed at those who are working in DLR and have responsibility for Health and Safety in their workplace

      Date: 28th, 29th, 30th April 2014
      Venue: Southside Travellers Community Centre, Furze Road, Sandyford Ind. Estate,
      Duration: 3 Full Days
      Certificate: A FETAC L5 Certificate will be issued to each participant on successful completion of this course
      Trainer:F L Safety
      Booking: Marie Kavanagh Southside Partnership 7060100 marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie
      Cost: On request

      Priority of placeLimited number of places available. Priority of place will be given to projects /communities targeted by Southside Partnership living or working in the local Dun Laoghaire area.

      Additional Information:
      Occupational First Aid
      Level 5 D20188
      Southside Partnership Training Network and DLR Local Drugs Task Force are organising a 3 day Fetac Level 5 Occupational First Aid course. The programme is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to provide and coordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Regulations.
      Modules include:
      •First aid in the workplace
      •Patient assessment
      •Respiratory emergencies
      •Cardiac first response
      •Wounds and bleeding
      •Altered levels of consciousness
      •Musculoskeletal injuries
      •Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock.

      Course Details:
      When:21st, 22nd, 23rd October 2013
      Time:9.30am – 4.30pm
      Where:Southside Travellers Community Centre, Furze Rd, Sandyford Ind. Estate
      Tutor:FL Safety
      Cost: On request

      For further information please contact Marie Kavanagh at marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie or 7060100.

      Please book your place early to avoid disappointment

      This course is part-funded by DLR Local Drugs Task Force and Southside Partnership DLR.

    3. Learn How to go Online – Free Training!
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      If you would like to know about how to access the internet or learn more about working online then this FREE course is for you.
      Starting Monday April 28th – May 19th

      To book your place contact Marie Kavanagh in Southside Partnership on 01-7060100

  4. Apr
    29
    Tue

    1. Working Interculturally, Promoting Integration
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Understanding more about your own and other Cultures?
      Interested in exploring how you might feel more confident and relaxed when interacting with people from another Culture?

      Date: 29th April – 3rd June (5 half day workshops)
      Time: 10am – 12 noon
      Venue: Islamic cultural Centre of Ireland, 19 Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, D14
      Contact: Daniela Naab in Southside Partnership, phone 7060100

      Additional Information:

      European Integration Fund and Southside Partnership DLR
      WORKING INTERCULTURALLY, PROMOTING INTEGRATION
      Interested in understanding more about your own and other Cultures?
      Interested in exploring how you might feel more confident and relaxed when interacting with people from another Culture?
      Join us for our workshop on promoting integration and working interculturally. This workshop offers those attending an opportunity to:
       Explore and reflect on how you have been shaped by your own Culture;
       Think about Culture and its meaning;
       Look at Culture and communication;
       Share some of the values and behaviours that are important to us, and
       Think about connections/links between our Culture and Irish Culture.

      The Process
      The 5 half day workshop will take the form of a highly participative, experiential, hands-on workshop with hand-outs and inputs .
      Details:
      Tuesday mornings, 10am – 12noon from April 29th to June 3rd
      Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland, 19 Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh
      Contact: Daniela Naab in Southside Partnership, phone 7060100

      This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the European Integration Fund and is supported

  5. May
    1
    Thu

    1. MANUAL HANDLING
      9:30 am – 1:00 pm

      Name: Manual Handling (certified)
      When: 1st May (Thursday)
      Time: 9.30am – 1pmpm
      Venue: Southside Partnership Board Room
      Tutor: FL Safety
      Cost: €15 per person.
      Max No.: 12 / 14
      Contact Marie Kavanagh marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie or 7060100

      For Whom: Priority of place will be given to those who live or work in areas targeted by Southside Partnership.

      Aim of the Course:
      OBJECTIVES:
      • At the end of the sessions you should be able to explain Manual Handling.
      • Explain why Manual Handling is such a big issue
      • List the duties of the Employee and the duties of the Employer
      • State and explain the requirements of Manual Handling regulations
      • Explain the implication of not complying with the regulations

      Modules to include:
      •Legislation
      •Structure of the Spine
      •Injury to the Spine
      •Fitness
      •Ergonomics
      •Principles of Safer Moving & Handling
      •Practical – Inanimate and Animate Loads

  6. May
    6
    Tue

    1. Get Ireland Online
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      A DIGITAL LIGERACY INITIATIVE FROM ICS SKILLS
      www.getirelandonline.ie/learn

      LEARN HOW TO GO ONLINE (Free Training)

      Date: 6th May – 27th May 2014
      Time: 2 – 4pm (Tuesdays)
      Venue: Scouts Den, Coolevin Estate, Ballybrack, Co. Dublin
      Contact: Lisa Sieger-Jamison on 087-7370372 or lisa.sieger@sspship.ie

    2. Learn How to go Online – Free Training!
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      If you would like to know about how to access the internet or learn more about working online then this FREE course is for you.
      Starting Tuesday May 6th – May 27th 2pm – 4pm

      To book your place contact Marie Kavanagh in Southside Partnership on 01-7060100

  7. May
    9
    Fri

    1. CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR 1 Day (all-day)
      May 9

      Working with Challenging Behaviour – 1 Day

      Date: 9th May 2014
      Venue: Taney Parish Centre, Taney Road, Dundrum, D14
      Duration: 9.30am – 5pm
      Trainer:Connexion – Lucinda O’Mahony
      Booking: Marie Kavanagh Southside Partnership 7060100 marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie
      Cost: €20 per person to cover the cost of the room hire

      Priority of placePriority of place will be given to projects /communities targeted by Southside Partnership living or working in the local Dun Laoghaire area.

      Additional Information:

      WORKING WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR -One Day Course

      (The programme below is adapted from the four day TCI training course. Please note
      attendance on this one day course does not certify participants in TCI)
      Programme Outline
      Session One
      Organisational Influences on Challenging Behaviour
      Objectives: Participants wil
      l- explore how the organisational culture, environment, physical setting, activities,
      group development, and relationships influence challenging behaviour.
      The Importance of Staff Emotional Competence
      Objectives: Participants will
      - explore how their own personal values and experiences influence their interactions with
      young people and assess personal strengths and limitations
      Session Two
      The Stress Model of Crisis: A Typical Crisis
      Objectives: Participants will
      - identify what young people and staff experience during periods of upset and crisis
      - describe the concepts of agitation, aggression and violence
      - describe the importance of the staff’s invention in a crisis situation
      - identify the phases and possible outcomes of a typical crisis
      Assessing the Situation
      Objectives: Participants will
      - describe the concept and sequence of the four questions to consider before
      responding to a crisis and identify the tasks involved when intervening in a potential crisis
      Session Three
      Crisis Communication and Active Listening
      Objectives: Participants will
      - state the relative importance of facial expression, tone of voice and words in crisis
      communication.

      - Identify a variety of nonverbal and verbal communication techniques
      - describe how active listening can de-escalate a potential crisis situation
      Behaviour Support Techniques
      Objectives: Participants will
      - list and describe a range of behaviour support techniques
      - identify the appropriate behaviour support techniques based on the young person
      and the situation
      The Power Struggle/Conflict Cycle
      Objectives: Participants will
      - describe the components of a conflict cycle
      - identify strategies to avoid conflict cycles and enlist a young person’s cooperation
      - demonstrate techniques to disengage from a conflict cycle
      Session Four
      Managing Aggressive Behaviour and Nonverbal Communication
      Objectives: Participants will
      - describe the effects personal space, body language, eye contact, cultural
      background, gender and height differences can have in a stressful situation
      - select nonverbal behaviours that de-escalate crisis situations
      - avoid aggressive behaviours in stressful situations
      Elements of a Potentially Violent Situation
      Objectives: Participants will
      - describe the elements of a potentially violent situation
      - identify ways to reduce or eliminate elements of a potentially violent situation
      - select the appropriate element to remove in order to de-escalate the situation
      Crisis Co-Regulation
      Objectives: Participants will
      - describe how co-regulation strategies can reduce risk in a crisis
      - describe the strategies in crisis co-regulation
      - identify their own thoughts when dealing with a potentially violent situation
      The Life Space Interview
      Objectives: Participants will
      - learn the goals and steps of the LSI and describe the importance of the LSI as a tool for
      teaching young people new ways of dealing with difficult situations

  8. May
    15
    Thu

    1. Healthy Food Made Easy (all-day)
      May 15

      A COMMUNITY BASED NUTRITION & COOKING PROGRAMME
      6 Sessions of 2.5 hour sessions per week – IT’S FREE

      If you live in BALLYBRACK, LOUGHLINSTOWN AREA and you
      are interested in attending please contact:

      HFME Project Coordinator, Southside Partnership
      Tel: 01-2090610 or 086-4053376
      Email: healthyfood@sspship.ie
      or find us on facebook – healthy food made easy

      Additional Information:

      A Community Based Nutrition and Cooking Programme

      Healthy Food Made Easy is a fun nutrition and cooking course that will help you to learn
      about healthy eating and to eat healthy meals on a budget

      •6 sessions of 2 ½ hour sessions per week
      •Loughlinstown Community Centre, Starts May 15th, 7pm – 9.30pm
      •ITS FREE
      •Sign up and get ready for summer

      If you live in Ballybrack, Loughlinstown area and you are interested in attending please

      Contact:
      HFME Project Coordinator, Southside Partnership
      Tel: 01-2090610/ 086 4053376
      E-mail: healthyfood@sspship.ie
      Or find us on Facebook – healthy food made easy

  9. Jun
    5
    Thu

    1. Interviewing New Employees (1.5hrs) (all-day)
      Jun 5

      This module demonstrates how management techniques can be used effectively to improve organisational effectiveness within the Voluntary / Community sector.

      Successful Interviewing Training is a structured approach to interviewing which will increase the chances of your organisation recruiting the best people – staff and volunteers. Main themes covered are:
      Competency-Based Interviews
      Pre-Interview
      Interview Structure

      Date: 5th June 2014
      Time: 10am – 11.30am (1.5 hours)
      Venue: Mounttown Community Facility, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
      Cost: €10 per person (to cover cost of room hire course is free)

  10. Jun
    9
    Mon

    1. Occupational First Aid (3 days) (all-day)
      Jun 9 – Jun 11

      Occupational First Aid – FETAC L5

      This course is aimed at those who are working in DLR and have responsibility for Health and Safety in their workplace

      Date: 9th, 10th, 11th June 2014
      Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
      Venue: Mounttown Community Facility, Fitzgerald Park, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
      Duration: 3 Full Days
      Certificate: FETAC L5 Certificate will be issued to each participant on successful
      completion of this course.
      Trainer:F L Safety
      Booking: Marie Kavanagh Southside Partnership 7060100 marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie
      Cost: On Request

      Priority of placeLimited number of places available. Priority of place will be given to projects /communities targeted by Southside Partnership living or working in the local Dun Laoghaire area.

      Additional Information:
      Occupational First Aid
      Level 5 D20188
      Southside Partnership Training Network and DLR Local Drugs Task Force are organising a 3 day Fetac Level 5 Occupational First Aid course. The programme is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to provide and coordinate first aid in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Regulations.
      Modules include:
      •First aid in the workplace
      •Patient assessment
      •Respiratory emergencies
      •Cardiac first response
      •Wounds and bleeding
      •Altered levels of consciousness
      •Musculoskeletal injuries
      •Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock.

      Course Details:
      When:9, 10, 11 June 2013
      Time:9.30am – 4.30pm
      Where:Mounttown Community Facility
      Tutor:FL Safety
      Cost: On request

      For further information please contact Marie Kavanagh at marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie or 7060100.

      Please book your place early to avoid disappointment

      This course is part-funded by DLR Local Drugs Task Force and Southside Partnership DLR.

  11. Jun
    19
    Thu

    1. Practical Management Tools (2.5hrs) (all-day)
      Jun 19

      Practical Management Tools Training

      This is an introduction to a nember of practical management tools, for example, Problem Solving, Ice-Breakers and Organisational Analysis. Main theses covered are:

      – Ice Breakers
      – Problem Solvers
      – Organisational Analysis

      Date: 19th June 2014
      Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
      Venue: Southside Partnership DLR, Blackrock, Co. Dublin (Boardroom)
      Cost: €10 per person to cover cost of room hire
      Contact: Marie Kavanagh on 7060100 or email marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie

  12. Sep
    18
    Thu

    1. Building Successful Teams (2.5 hrs) (all-day)
      Sep 18

      Building Successful Teams

      This training will look at what are the 10-key attributes of successful teams? How does your organisation match up? Main themes covered are:

      – What is a Team?
      – Checklist of Key Attributes
      – ‘Five’ for success
      – Action Plan

      Date: 18th September 2014
      Time: 10am – 12.30pm
      Venue: To Be Confirmed
      Cost: €10 per person to cover the cost of room hire
      Contact: Marie Kavanagh on 7060100 or email marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie

  13. Oct
    16
    Thu

    1. Motivation Tools for Teams (Volunteer) ( (all-day)
      Oct 16

      Motivation (Volunteer) Training covers the following:

      Does you organisation suffer from volunteer ‘churn’? what can you do to enusure that volunteers are kept motivated, interested and retained? Main themes covered are:

      – Theory (just a little bit!)
      – Research
      – Action

      Date: 16th October 2014
      Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
      Venue: Southside Partnership DLR, Main St, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
      Cost: €10 per person to cover room hire
      Contact: Marie Kavanagh on 7060100 or email marie.kavanagh@sspship.ie

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