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SWAMH Conference & AGM: Developing a Recovery Orientated Mental Health Service

  • Lecture Theatre, St Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin 8 (Short walk from Heuston Station behind Dr Steevens Hospital)
  • 10 registration, conference 10.30 - 4.00
  • 25 Apr 2014
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Social Workers in Adult Mental Health are holding their conference & AGM

 

TIME

PRESENTATION

 

SPEAKER

10.00-10.30

Registration

 

Tea Coffee

10.30-10.35

Welcome & Outline of Day

 

Frank Browne, Chair SWAMH

10.35-11.35

Shari will address the theme from the perspective of the national coalition promoting improved mental health services and implementation of A Vision for Change.  

Dr. Shari McDaid

Director of  Mental Health Reform

 

11.40 12.45

 Rory will speak on the theme and refer to the different aspects of recovery development work.

Rory Doody is a Recovery Development Advocate with the Home Focus Team, National Learning Network, West Cork Mental Health Services.

12.45-2.00

 

Lunch

Not provided

2.00-2.35

Report of Chair, Sec & Treasurer

Reports of Working Groups

  • Mental Health Act Implementation Group update
  • National Mental Health Directorate update
  • Later life Psychiatry
  • Impact Nat. SW Voc. Group
  • Advancing Recovery in Ireland ARI

Election of new Committee for 2013/14 

Frank Chair

Claire Secretary

Aideen Treasurer

Donal O’Malley

Damien Nolan

 

2.40-3.40

Eddie will address the topic from his experience as a carer, as well as his vast experience in organisational change and innovation, he will focus on how to facilitate the required Cultural Change of Mental Health Services.

Eddie Molloy PH.D is a Management Consultant,  Chairperson of Mental Health Reform and Carer representative on the Dublin South Central Area Management Service

3.40 – 4.00

Question & Answers Session

Conference will close at 4:00pm

 

COST:     & IASW Members           5.00euros         Non IASW Members 10.00euros Students Free

DATE:             Friday 25th April, 2014

VENUE:           Lecture Theatre, St Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin 8 (Short walk from Heuston Station behind Dr Steevens Hospital)

BOOKING:     Booking will be available via IASW website www.iasw.ie. You can also register and pay on the day:

ENQUIRIES:   Claire O’Regan: claire.oregan1@hse.ie Hon Sec. 

 

Speaker Biographies: 

  1. Shari McDaid Director of  Mental Health Reform. Prior to that, Shari worked with Amnesty International Ireland from 2008 to 2011 as policy officer for the mental health campaign. She was previously policy officer at the National Disability Authority and, before that, policy and administration manager at Schizophrenia Ireland. Shari received her doctorate in 2008 from the Equality Studies Centre at UCD, with a thesis entitled Power, Empowerment and User Involvement in the Public Mental Health Services in Ireland. 
  1. Rory Doody is a Recovery Development Advocate with the Home Focus Team, National Learning Network, West Cork Mental Health Services. He will speak about his experience of working in a recovery oriented team and pull from his own experiences of being a service user and a service provider and what can be done to change our experiences of both. 
  1. Eddie Molloy PH.D is a Management Consultant, Chairperson of Mental Health Reform and Carer Representative on the Dublin South Central Area Management Service. Eddie has operated for 35 years as an independent consultant specialising in strategy, large-scale organisation change and innovation.  He has carried out assignments in all sectors, ranging from central banks to religious orders and from multinational corporations to NGOs and Universities.  He has extensive experience of consulting to the Public Service.  Over the past three years he has become deeply involved in the area of mental health.  He is Chairman of Mental Health Reform, which campaigns for improvement in Mental Health Services, and is Trustee of Genio whose mission is to accelerate the availability of proven, cost-effective solutions that enable people at risk of social exclusion to lead full lives.