• ADHD Symposium at Carlow College – Monday 8th April 2013

    Posted on March 28, 2013 by in News Updates

    CARLOW COLLEGE & THE MA IN THERAPEUTIC CHILD CARE COURSE Present:

    ADHD: An Illness of our Time? A PSYCHODYNAMIC PERSPECTIVE

    A One-Day Symposium at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & George Bernard Shaw Theatre, Carlow College Campus, Carlow

    MONDAY, APRIL 8TH 2013

    PROGRAMME

    9.00 a.m.         Registration

    9.30 a.m.         Peter Kieran, MATCC Course Co-Founder and Tutor: Opening Remarks

    9.35 a.m.         John McHugh, MATCC Programme Chair: Welcome to Carlow College

    9.40 a.m.         Hugo Jellett, Chief of Operations, VISUAL:  Welcome to Visual

    9.45 a.m.         Damien McLellan, Consultant Psychotherapist, will present an overview of the principal theoretical models that underpin the care and treatment of very troubled children, including a psychodynamic perspective on ADHD.

    11.00 a.m.       Tea and Coffee Break

    11.30 a.m.       Dr. Kevin McGrattan, Senior Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist will share insights and learning from his current professional practice in a HSE CAMHS clinical setting helping children with ADHD behaviours to self-regulate.

    12.30 a.m.       Introduction to Workshops and Workshop Presenters.

    1.00 p.m.         Lunch from Lennon’s, upstairs.

    2.00 p.m.         Workshops: We are planning to offer a choice of at least 10 related workshops, led by practitioners, all with experience of working with children with ADHD behaviours. These workshops will be as interactive as possible.

    3.00 p.m.         Plenary Session

    3.45 p.m.         Close

    Trains from Dublin arrive at 08.26am and from Waterford at 08.58am and depart for Dublin and Waterford at 16.09pm. Visual is an easy 10 minute walk from the train station.

    Cost of Symposium €45 includes Lunch, CPD Certificate and Conference Pack.

    Please send cheques payable to Carlow College, or Money Orders, with completed booking form to Catherine Carey, Symposium Secretary, Carlow College, College Street, Carlow (Tel: 059 9153200),

    Due to demand for places, early booking is recommended.

     Email enquiries to adhdsymposium@carlowcollege.ie

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