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Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT) Webinar

JCT is pleased to announce our first ever Webinar for Guidance Counsellors. “Guidance related units of learning in Junior Cycle Wellbeing” Betty Mc Laughlin, JCT Wellbeing Team Leader and JCT Guidance Counsellor and Associate, Niamh Dwyer, (IGC Kerry Branch), will be facilitating this bespoke webinar for Guidance Counsellors on the 11th April 2019 from 7.30 to 8.30pm [...]

2019-04-15T09:27:40+00:00April 15th, 2019|Home|

PACCS 35th Annual Conference 6th April, 2019

PACCS – 35th Annual Conference 6th April, 2019. The Donahies Community School, Dublin, 13. Theme:  The Family Opening of Conference: The conference was opened by Peter Keohane, Principal, The Donahies Community School who addressed the delegates and guests.  He welcomed everyone to the event, in particular the Paul and John, President and General Secretary, ACCS [...]

2019-04-30T11:10:56+00:00April 11th, 2019|Conferences, Home|

Final Call – Dual Diagnosis – What to do in the first instance

Faced with a client with both Substance Misuse and Mental Health Issues can be a daunting experience. Knowing what to do in the first instance can be hugely beneficial for all concerned. Clinical Nurse Specialist in the HSE Adolescent Drug Services, Philip James will take us on that journey and discuss related issues. CAD’s next [...]

2019-03-27T11:12:47+00:00March 27th, 2019|Home|

HSE Suicide Prevention Training in North Dublin

As CAD continue our successful training partnership with the Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention (CHO9), Sandra Taylor, we wish to announce the following details in relation to forthcoming Suicide Prevention Training. SafeTALK  training:   April 3rd 2019.   Pastoral Centre, St. Paul's Church, Ayrfield, Dublin 13  9.30-1pm SafeTALK training:  May 2nd 2019  Baldoyle Family Resource Services, Baldoyle [...]

2019-03-19T12:26:08+00:00March 19th, 2019|Home|

Junior Cycle Reform

“Junior cycle places students at the centre of the educational experience, enabling them to actively participate in their communities and in society and to be resourceful and confident learners in all aspects and stages of their lives.” Framework for Junior Cycle (2015) See the Junior Cycle guide on advice to parents/guardians on supporting their child through [...]

2019-03-14T10:41:36+00:00March 14th, 2019|Home|

PACCS Report – February, 2019

ACCS Convention:      PACCS had been invited to have a stand at the Convention and also have an advertisement in the Convention Handbook. PACCS are very appreciative of this opportunity as members of parents’ associations are not eligible to attend unless they are elected members of the Board of Management. President’s Report:    The main items [...]

2019-02-27T16:03:15+00:00February 27th, 2019|Home|

Substance Misuse Education Day 2019

April 5th 2019 is the next CAD Substance Misuse Education Day  It is as relevant for new-to post workers as it is for those who need an update.  Keeping abreast of developments is so important in these ever changing times we live in. Information is undoubtedly empowering and we can all do with some of that! [...]

2019-02-14T10:17:41+00:00February 14th, 2019|Home|

Report of January, 2019 PACCS Executive meeting

Report of PACCS Executive Meeting – 19th January, 2019 – NPCpp Office, Dublin. Present:                           Rebecca Hemeryck, President, Martina O’Shea, Vice President, Elaine Bell, Treasurer, Richard Matthews, Elizabeth Ryan, Enda Troy, Brendan Dennehy and Connie Carolan, Hon. General Secretary. Apologies:                      James Connors There were two invitations, Mental [...]

2019-01-30T15:07:20+00:00January 30th, 2019|Home, News|

Free Suicide Prevention Training – North Dublin City & County

We have added the ASIST Suicide Prevention Training to be held in the Howth Yacht Club on 5th & 6th March 2019 to the list. Please feel free to circulate this newsletter among your colleagues. Your attendance could make a real difference! The next courses to be advertised are as follows: safeTalk 21st Feb 2019 9am [...]

2019-02-08T10:32:13+00:00January 30th, 2019|Home|

Draft Minutes PACCS Executive Meeting December 2018.

PRESENT:        Rebecca Hemeryck, Martina O’Shea, Richard Mathews and Connie Carolan. APOLOGIES:    Brendan Dennehy, James Connors, Elaine Bell, Enda Troy and Liz Ryan. Minutes:  The September minutes, which had been circulated were proposed for adoption by Richard Matthews and seconded by Rebecca Hemeryck. Correspondence:  A list of correspondence was circulated and discussed. President’s Report: The [...]

2018-12-19T19:45:41+00:00December 19th, 2018|Home, Reports|