We are delighted to say that after some months of planning, we ran our first Teachers’ Self-Care Course from 8 to 12 July 2019.
Nine brave teachers undertook this Course, which was a recommendation in our Holding the Suffering Research, (undertaken in conjunction with Mary Immaculate College, Limerick) launched in 2017, and which is available for perusal on our Research link.
The Course had approval from Department of Education and Skills as a ‘Face-To-Face’ Course and was supported by the Continuing Professional Development|Faculty of Education in Mary Immaculate. We are grateful for this support and we could not have done it without the College’s input!
The self-care aspect of the Course was in the context of a child experiencing imprisonment (and related factors) in their family.
The Evaluations post-Course were generally very positive and gave us a lot of food for thought for similar courses in the future.