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 (Relevant Person)||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||Understanding Self Harm|
|Compassion Fatigue & Burn Out||‘Real U’ Programme for Children & Young People||Compassion Fatigue & Burn Out|
|Introduction to Social Welfare||Introduction to Social Welfare|
|Compassion Fatigue & Burn Out|
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 (Tuesday), Antoinette Copley (Wednesday) and Dermot McCarthy (Thursday). The cost of counselling is between €20-€30 per session.
In addition Hillview provide Low Cost Play/Creative Therapy for children & young people as part our counselling support with Deirdre Whelan. The cost of Play Therapy is €30 per session.
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)