Training

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Motivational Interviewing

Duration: 1-5 days

MI is a conversation about change. Research has shown M.I. to be helpful with a wide range of client groups and issues. It can be applied in partnership with those who are looking to make a lifestyle change, such as pursuing a healthier diet, or more challenging issues such as addiction. As a member of global organisation MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), I offer training at beginners, immediate and advanced level. Click below for more details.


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Anti-Social Behaviour

Duration: 1-3 days

This programme is designed for those who work with at-risk young people, either formally or informally. It is also applicable to parents or guardians who are looking to improve their relationship with a son or daughter. The training is based on over fifteen years experience working in some of the most marginalised communities in the country. We explore edgework, managing conflict and restorative justice among others. Click below for more details.


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Emotional Intelligence

Duration: 1-2 days

Emotional well-being is at the heart of personal contentment. In a professional sense, it accounts for nearly 9/10 of what moves people up the ladder when IQ and technical skills are roughly similar ('What Makes a Leader', Harvard Business Review). This training offers support to managers dealing with conflict and to team members, who work in aggressive environment or with a high-risk client group. Click below for more details.


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Reflective Practices

Duration: 1 day

Reflective practice is a way of exploring your own experiences in order to improve performance and contentment. There are two main components covered in this training: 'Listening' and 'Self Care'. The former is focused on being present with those around us and the perception required to identify the real message being communicated. The latter offers a space to reflect on the need to look after ourselves, especially when working in highly pressurised or emotive environments.


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Facilitator

As a senior manager in the area of education, William has worked successfully with at-risk young people and their families for over fifteen years. He has held leadership positions in extremely challenging environments in Limerick, Dublin and Mississippi. William has contributed to national policy, presented before the OECD and delivered a talk from the TED stage. He recently sat on the Joint Policing Committee for Limerick City. William has a Masters of Education from the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the global Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).