Hillview Resource Centre will be working in partnership with the National FRC Mental Health Promotion Project and the Health Services Executive on a number of training, awareness and development initiatives in Ballinteer in line with ‘Connecting for Life’, Ireland National Strategy to Reduce Suicide (2015-2020). Hillview will adopt the national FRC Code of Conduct as a governing good practice document.
Hillview’s awareness and prevention initiative, to be published shortly, will include SafeTalk and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) programmes. Hillview’s ASIST Practitioners: Claire (Project Manager); Katie (Development Worker); Storm (Early Years & Family Support Coordinator); Rebecca Lowbridge (Project Worker) and June (Chairperson).
Staff are trained in the following areas:
|Project Manager||Community Development & Family Support Worker||Early Years & Family Support Coordinator|
|Domestic & Gender Based Violence||Domestic & Gender Based Violence||Domestic & Gender Based Violence|
|Child Protection||Child Protection||Child Protection (DLP)|
|Family Support||Family Support||Family Support|
|Rainbows: Centre Director; Coordinator & Facilitator||Rainbows: Deputy Coordinator & Facilitator||Rainbows: Coordinator & Facilitator|
|Non Violent Resistance (NVR)||Volunteer Management||Non Violent Resistance (NVR)|
|Counselling Skills & Practice||Drug & Alcohol Awareness||Paediatric First Aid|
|Drug & Alcohol Awareness||Befriending Service Coordination||Drug & Alcohol Awareness|
|Understanding Self Harm||Understanding Self Harm|
|‘Real U’ Programme for Children & Young People|
Hillview offers a Low Cost Counselling service for individuals experiencing a range of life challenges e.g. bereavement; anxiety and relationships. This support is not fully funded and clients are asked to make an affordable contribution to sessions. Hillview’s counsellors are Carol O’Brien (Monday & Tuesday), Antoinette Copley (Wednesday) and Ellen Browne (Thursday AM only) and Dermot McCarthy (Thursday PM only).
In addition Hillview provide Low Cost Play/Creative Therapy for children & young people as part our counselling support with Deirdre Whelan.
Staff at Hillview have been trained to provide support to women/men who are experiencing domestic/intimate partner violence. This service is provided at another location and is strictly confidential.
’13 Reasons Why’ Toolkit for young people, parents and services: The website has been created by a coalition of international experts, led by Dr Dan Reidenberg, to inform young people, parents and services working with young people who may view the Netflix series. Take a look at the attached: Expert Statement from SAVE.
Book a Counselling Appointment (in the strictest confidence): Call Claire on 087 116 0196
Safe Home Information Sheet
Domestic Violence Policy
Self Care Information Sheet
Women’s Aid (Women)