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Final Itinerary for this Weekend’s Annual Work Conference

The National Family Support Network is looking forward to welcoming hundreds of attendees to it's Annual Work Conference this Saturday, 18th October 2014 at City West Hotel in Saggart Co. Dublin. Here is the final Itinerary for the day:

12:00pm – 1:15pm Registration for Conference & Workshops

12:00pm – 1:15pm Lunch

1:30pm Conference Plenary Session Chaired by Anna Lee

1:45pm Sadie Grace, National Family Support Network: Welcome

2:00pm Susan Scally, Drugs Programmes Unit: Opening Conference

2:15pm Dr. Helen McMonagle, Drug and Alcohol Service, Co Donegal Irelands: Forgotten Condition- Alcohol-Related Brain Injury, the Impact on Family & Carers

2:30pm Cynthia Silva, HSE Early Intervention Disability Team: Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

2:45pm Mark Kennedy, Merchants Quay Ireland: Drug overdose through the eyes of the drug users

3:00pm Questions and Answers

3:30pm – 4:00pm Tea/Coffee Break

4:00pm – 5:30pm Workshops

  • Child to Parent Violence 
  • How to Promote your Family Support Group 
  • FASD Supporting Children & Carers
  • Stress Management
  • Active Listening
  • Remembering Departed Loved Ones
  • Letting Go
  • Mindfulness
  • Drama

4:00pm – 7:00pm Holistic Therapies

Self-care, Health Checks & Holistic Therapies:

Acupuncture, Hand Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hand Reflexology, Blood Pressure and Cholesterol checks

6:00pm – 7:00pm Family Support Group Facilitator’s Workshop (Pre-registration required)

8:30pm Gala Dinner (Black & White Party, guests are asked to wear black and/or white attire)

The  Cost of the Conference is as follows:

Full Day Attendance

Full Day Bursary Attendance

Half Day Attendance (excluding Gala dinner)

Half Day Bursary Attendance (excluding Gala dinner)

Don't forget The National Family Support Network had negotiated and secured the following room rates in the hotel for the 17th & 18th October 2014:

Single Room:                                €75.00

Double / Twin Room:                    €90.00

Triple Room:                                 €110.00

These are all bed and breakfast rates. Cheaper rates are available for double and twin rooms by booking through www.lidlhotels.com but rooms have to be paid in advance

NB: Conference attendees are solely responsible for booking and payment of their hotel rooms.  The National Family Support Network cannot accept responsibility for any errors or mix ups with room bookings or payments.

Contact Us

National Family Support Network
5 Gardiner Row, Dublin 1, Ireland

Phone: +353 (01) 8980148
Fax: +353 (01) 8889628
Email: info@fsn.ie
Web: www.fsn.ie

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