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Macmillan Cancer Support Workshops

Various dates, April to November 2015. Various Venues.

These free workshops are for self-help and support groups, volunteers or staff who work in health and social care and/or are in a role where they may need to understand and support individuals that have a cancer diagnosis or are living with or beyond cancer. They include; Cancer and its Treatments, Listening and responding and Supporting others through loss and bereavement. Email nilearning@macmillan.org.uk for an application form, or contact Julie Hill at jhill@macmillan.org.uk or 028 9070 8610 for more info.
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Women of Belfast: Release, Relax & Rejuvinate Workshop

Various Saturdays from 25th April until 21st August 2015, 10am-12pm. WRDA, Belfast.

A series of Conscious Compass workshops for women to come together and celebrate strength, compassion and resilience through discussion, music, reflection and the sharing of experiences. View details of the workshops here. The cost is £10 per session, for more info please contact Colette at consciouscompass@gmail.com or 077 3377 9026.
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Resource Your Resilience: Mindfulness & Meditation for busy women

Various Saturdays from 25th April until 21st August 2015, 12:30pm-3:30pm. WRDA, Belfast.


This Conscious Compass series of workshops offers tools, techniques and strategies to create the resilience needed to help women cope better and be happier. It utilises a combination of NLP (neuro linguistic programming) mindfulness and meditation techniques needed for daily life. More details on the workshops here. The cost is £10 per session, for any more information or just to connect please contact Colette on consciouscompass@gmail.com or 077 3377 9026.
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Parenting NI Practitioner Training

June – August 2015. Parenting NI, Belfast.

A series of summer workshops including: Engaging Dads, Motivating Parents, Hard to Reach Parents, and Engaging Families. For more info please contact Louise on 028 9031 0891 or louise@parentingni.org. Alternatively, visit Parenting NI’s website.
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Health Improvement Western Area: Mental Health First Aid

Thursday 2nd & 9th July 2015, 9:30am-4:30pm. Post Graduate Centre, Tyrone County Hospital, Omagh.

This two-day course is aimed at adults wanting to increase their knowledge/skills in providing initial support for someone with a mental health problem. It will be facilitated by Health Improvement Officer and Aware Defeat Depression. For more info, please call Aware Defeat Depression on 028 9035 7820, or visit their website.
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Carer Awareness Events

Friday 31st July 2015, 10:30am-4pm. Rushmere Shopping Centre, Craigavon.

Carers Trust Northern Ireland and Boots are partners in the Big Lottery funded Mind the Gap project and are hosting two Carer Awareness events. A pharmacist and beauty advisor from Boots will be offering free health check and makeovers for carers. Staff from Carers Trust and other Mind the Gap partners will be on hand for advice and information. For further details please contact Eileen Sweeney by calling 078 2693 8144 or emailing esweeney@carers.org.
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Wise Woman Weekend

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of August 2015. NUI, Maynooth.

Held on an annual basis, the Wise Women Weekend celebrates female wisdom and gives women an opportunity to connect with each in a safe and nurturing environment. This year, the event will focus on the theme of ‘arising’. Organisers are currently seeking facilitators to hold workshops that can loosely incorporate this theme. To find out more about the weekend or to apply to hold a workshop, please email workshops@wisewomanweekend.com. Click here to visit the event website.
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Maeve: A Personal Development Workshop

Friday 21st to Monday 24th August 2015. Gyreum Ecolodge, Sligo.

Maeve is a personal development and transformational weekend workshop for women interested in self-discovery, exploration, and deeper relationships. The weekend will be facilitated by Beth Wallace and Vanessa Vance, who both have a background in psychotherapy, performing arts, coaching, training and personal and community development. For further information and booking, please visit the website.
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Health Improvement Western Area: Health Improvement Training

Tuesday 1st September 2015 – Thursday 31st March 2016. Various venus.

Health Improvement Western Area’s wide range of training opportunities is supported by Public Health Agency and Western Health & Social Care Trust. The full programme is available here.
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The National Diversity Awards 2015

Friday 18th September 2015. Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral.

This prestigious black tie event celebrates the excellence achievements of grass-root communities that tackle issues in today’s society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work. There are several award categories including Positive Role Model and Community Organisation Awards, which will be split into five categories including race & religion/faith, age, disability, gender and LGBT. Other awards include the Entrepreneur of Excellence Award, Diverse Company of the Year Award and Lifetime Achiever Award. More info available here.
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Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week 2015

Monday 28th September 2015. Various Venues.

The Community Relations Council, supported by OFMDFM, has decided to continue to run Community Relations Week in 2015 as an opportunity to showcase good relations projects and initiatives. Entry forms will be available shortly on the CRC website and from a number of agencies. The deadline for submission of event entry forms will be Tuesday 30th June. If you have an event in mind please complete the form or contact CRC via rmullan@nicrc.org.uk.
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Break the Silence on Sexual Violence

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th October 2015, 9:30am-4pm. First event in Maldron Hotel, Derry and second event in Spires Centre, Belfast.

Nexus NI presents a seminar with leading specialist in sexualised trauma, Zoe Lodrick, a psychotherapist, trainer and consultant working with law enforcement across the UK. Also including information on The Rowan, NI’s new Sexual Assault Referral Centre, and the work of Nexus. The event is on two dates in two different locations. Ticket cost (including lunch) is £55 until Wednesday 15th July 2015 – after this date it is £75. For further information visit the Nexus NI website or contact training@nexusni.org.
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Nexus NI seminar with Zoe Lodrick: Break the Silence on Sexual Violence

Thursday 15th October 2015, 9:30am-4pm. Maldron Hotel, L’derry.

Also running on Friday 16th October, 9:30am-4pm in the Spires Centre, Belfast. Zoe Lodrick is a registered psychotherapist, trainer, consultant and specialist in sexualised trauma. The seminar is available on two dates in two different locations, and will provide delegates with valuable insights into: the psychology of sex offenders; the long term effects of sexual violence on victims; therapeutic tools and treatments for survivors of sexual violence, and more. To book your place please follow this link.
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WISE Awards & Conference 2015

Thursday 12th November 2015. IET London: Savoy Place, London.

The annual WISE Awards and Conference celebrates female talent in science, technology and engineering (STEM) from classroom to boardroom. WISE awards include; the Apprentice Award, the Research Award, the Influence Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award. You can buy tickets now for the event by contacting WISE Communications Director Sarah Shaw via email: s.shaw@wisecampaign.org.uk. Additional info can be found here.
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“Understanding the Law” Course

Training available on request & onsite.

This Empowerment Training & Consultancy course is delivered in 2-3 hour practical workshops over a 4 week period, on site by Eileen Fegan, a former legal academic with ten years' experience of delivering training in the women's and voluntary sector in NI. Its aim is to help demystify the law, by explaining legal jargon and showing each individual how to carry out their own research. The course can be tailored to the needs and interests of your organisation. Visit the website for further info, or contact Eileen at this email or on 077 1710 4086.
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LLM Gender, Conflict & Human Rights programme 2015-16

Ulster University, Jordanstown Campus, Newtownabbey.

The Transitional Justice Institute are currently accepting applications for the LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights, for 2015-16 entry. This programme is offered by the TJI in cooperation with the School of Law, and is delivered by active researchers at the Jordanstown campus on a full-time (one year) or part-time (two+ years) basis. The programme will enable you to develop skills relevant to legal practice, and to gender policy, research and advocacy roles. For more info visit the website, or contact Ms Emer Carlin on 028 7167 5146 or LLM@ulster.ac.uk
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Science and Innovation Programme 2015/16

Various dates and venues.

As part of the legacy of City of Culture 2013 the city and district will host a dedicated programme of activity for Science and Innovation. This programme is designed to enthuse children, develop their awareness of the vast potential of STEM subjects and support educators and business people to develop a positive environment in which STEM can flourish. For more information please visit the website, or contact Elsa Edwards by calling 028 7125 3253 or emailing elsa.edwards@derrycityandstrabanedistrict.com
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ALLY Foyle – Network of Older People’s Groups Events

Range of events, various venues.

ALLY Foyle present a range of events for Older People’s Groups, including plays, workshops, health awareness sessions and more. Full details available here.
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