Wednesday, 15 November 2017 10:02

Audit of Irish Adoption Research

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Friday, 10 November 2017 14:17

Adoption amendment act 2017 FAQ's

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The Adoption Authority of Ireland sent a delegation of three representatives to Bulgaria from 19-23 September 2017, to report on the current status of Intercountry Adoption.

Click here for the report

Minister Zappone begins child protection mission to NYC and UN, Special Victims Detectives, Child Protection Workers and Health Professionals to share experiences. 

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The Adopted Child in School, with Sheila Lavery,
 
Saturday 4th November 2017, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Radison Blu, Athlone

 

 

Who is Sheila Lavery?
 
Ø  Sheila became a parent through adoption 17 year ago
Ø  Sheila is the author of 'Let's Learn Together', a guide for parents and teachers of adopted children in Northern Ireland  http://www.adoptionuk.org/sites/default/files/documents/LetsLearnTogetherNIMarch2013.pdf
Ø  Sheila has been a trainer for over 14 years working with parents, teachers and social work professionals about attachment, trauma, foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, therapeutic parenting, life story work and Theraplay
Ø  Sheila is the project coordinator of TESSA (Therapeutic and Education Support Services in Adoption) Northern Ireland
 
This workshop is for all parents of school-going children, from preschool to secondary school …Do not miss the opportunity to hear Sheila speak on this important topic of our adopted child(ren) in school.   Book online at: http://iaaireland.net/wordpress/?p=263
 
Objectives of the f workshop to:
·           accept that some children have specific educational needs related to attachment and trauma.
·           recognise the effects of developmental trauma in school.
·           illustrate how relationship, not reinforcement  builds self-regulation and motivation.
·           explore practical support strategies.
 
Pre-booking with payment required.  Limited to 50 attendees.
Admission:  IAA Member €25.00 pp       Non-Member  €50.00 pp
 
 
Upcoming Events:
4th November – “The Adopted Child in School” with Sheila Lavery, Tessa NI
18th November – National Conference “Inside Out – Identity in Adoption”
 
Booking for all our events available at www.iaaireland.org
Trish Connolly
Programme Manager
ph: (01) 499 2206
ph: (087) 675 5185
fax: (01) 490 3238
www.iaaireland.org
Accredited Body under the Adoption Act 2010
100% funded by our Members
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1991 – 2017 Serving our Community

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Thursday, 19 October 2017 16:45

IAA Conference 2017

Fancy a weekend away with pre and post families touched by adoption?
 
Saturday 18th – IAA National Conference “Inside Out, Identity in Adoption”
Sunday 19th - Great Behaviour Breakdown Workshop
both events at Carlton Hotel, Dublin Airport
Overnight Accommodation Rate (available both Friday and Saturday night)
Book both events and avail of discounted member rate to IAA Conference
https://iaaireland.net/wordpress/?p=1226

 

Great Behaviour Breakdown Workshop – Day after National Conference, 19th November, Dublin

 

 

The IAA is delighted to announce in conjunction with our 2017 National Conference, Zach Gomm, a keynote speaker, will run a Great Behaviour Breakdown workshop on Sunday the 19th (Day after the conference) in the same hotel.     Some of you may have attended a previous GBB workshop in Ireland or even travelled to the UK to benefit from Zach and his team’s expertise.  This is a full day workshop.

This 1 day training will give you the tool box you need.
Lying, stealing, defiance, incessant chatter, self harm, hoarding, gorging and sexualised behaviour plus many more problematic and challenging behaviours that parents face will be addressed and you will be provided with a step-by-step guidance.
 
Sunday 19th November, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., €50.00 per person, lunch not included.
Contact: rewireyourfuture@gmail.com  To reserve your place:   www.livelifeandlovehealing.co.uk

AA National Conference 2017 – 18th November, Dublin
“Inside Out, Identity in Adoption”
As previously advertised we have a fabulous line up of speakers, including Zach Gomm, who will talk on identity and other issues in adoption.
There are various admission rates to attend the conference.  However the IAA in conjunction with GBB, offers all attendees of the GBB workshop the IAA membership ticket rate of €45.00 (a saving of 50%).  Click here to book your ticket. https://iaaireland.net/wordpress/?p=1226

 

Accommodation - Stay over and immerse you / or your family in this weekend of education and social networking. Share a drink or dinner with other parents on the Saturday night (informally), or just take time out in your hotel room.   (The IAA has secured discounted overnight accommodation rates at the hotel – Carlton Hotel, Dublin Airport:
·         €124.00 Bed & Breakfast per room per night for Single Occupancy
·         €134.00 Bed & Breakfast per room per night for Double / Twin Occupancy
Book accommodation directly through the hotel and ask for IAA Conference Rate
 
Hope to see you there.
 
Trish
  
Upcoming Events:
25th October – “Social Media & Safety Online”,  A talk for Parents with Cybersafe Ireland
4th November – “The Adopted Child in School” with Sheila Lavery, Tessa NI
18th November – National Conference “Inside Out – Identity in Adoption”
 
Booking for all our events available at www.iaaireland.org
Trish Connolly
Programme Manager
ph: (01) 499 2206
ph: (087) 675 5185
fax: (01) 490 3238
www.iaaireland.org


Accredited Body under the Adoption Act 2010
100% funded by our Members
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1991 – 2017 Serving our Community

 

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Earlier this year the AAI won 'highly recommended document' at the NALA Plain English Awards held at the Law Library in Blackhall Place, Dublin 7, click here for more information.

 

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Friday, 06 October 2017 14:19

Principal Officer Competition

Competition for the filling of a vacancy in the Adoption Authority of Irleand at Principal Officer level.  Closing date is 3.00pm on Friday 27th October 2017.

Candidate Information

Key Achievements Form

Request for Quotes for Document Management Specialist / Project Manager - revised RFQ 5 October 2017

For full details of services required please see here. Quotes must be submitted by close of business on Friday 20th October.

Quotes can be submitted by post to:

Justine Barrett
The Adoption Authority,
Shelbourne House,
Shelbourne Road,
Ballsbridge,
Dublin 4,
D04 H6F6

or by e-mail to:

justine.barrett@aai.gov.ie with 'Document Management Specialist / Project Manager' in the subject line.

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Thursday, 05 October 2017 10:18

IAA 2017 Annual Conference

Please click here for more information

Last modified on Thursday, 05 October 2017 10:43

Statement by Dr. Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

Monday 2nd October 2017

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