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Working with Families - HSCP COURSE

Working with Families - HSCP COURSE

  • 13 Nov, 2019 to 14 Nov, 2019
  • 11 Dec, 2019 to 12 Dec, 2019
  • 08 Jan, 2020 to 09 Jan, 2020
  • TBC

Presenter Name

Dr Clare Carroll

Target Participant Level


Speciality Tag

Gerontology, Intellectual Disablility, Pediatrics

Number Of Contact Hours


Are Refreshments Included On The Day ?


Cost to Attend

€ 45 (Standard)
€ 45
( ISCP Member )
€ 45
(ISCP Student Member )
€ 45
( CIG/EG/Branch Member )

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the processes that impact on the interdependent relationship in disability team practice

  • Learn about  the model of Stages of Relationship as a factor affecting the interdependent relationships in disability team practice

  • Use the strategies of the model as a tool to engage in reflecting, thinking and questioning how their team is working with families

  • To recognize that families and professionals are experts of their own contexts and to explore ways, both in use and additionally, to capture their expert knowledge

  • Recognise opportunities to change how we connect and build relationships with families

  • To apply the road map and make it flexible to the context of their disability team

  • Gain an insight into how working together using the model could result in higher impact and outcomes for families

Event Description

The course is designed for professionals working in Disability Teams in Ireland. The training is based on the unique model developed in an Irish setting of service provision from Dr Clare Carroll's PhD study completed in 2016. 

Presenter Profile

Clare Carroll, PhD, is a registered speech and language therapist and a lecturer in the Discipline of Speech and Language Therapy at National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.  Clare has 23 years clinical experience from working in the Irish Health Service and in private practice. She uses a range of qualitative methodologies to study interdisciplinary team working practices and to support the participation of children, and young people with disabilities and their families in research and practice. Clare is passionate about services being informed by the people who use them, in particular understanding what is important to people with communication disabilities. She recently co-edited a book entitled ‘Seen and Heard: Participation, Engagement and Voice for Children with Disabilities’. An overview of her publications is available at

Cost to Attend

€ 45

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