Sunday, August 20, 2017
Frontline Issue 77
Frontline winter 05*


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Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) aims to enhance the quality of life of persons who present with behavioural challenges. Practitioners of PBS seek to do this by identifying and putting into practice a range of supports, interventions and environmental changes designed specifically around the needs of the individual by Brendan Connolly, Senior Psychologist, SCJMS / Muiríosa Foundation, Portarlington

Influences and origins PBS is one of a range of person-centred approaches which are complementary, but which are not simply interchangeable. In common with other...

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Sarah Lennon, Training & Development Officer, Inclusion Ireland

Today it seems we are inundated with information about the state of the public finances. However, more and more people are beginning to become...

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Dr Anna Moore Asgharian, Senior Clinical Psychologist & Deirdre Naughton, Counselling Psychologist, HSE, Co. Wexford

The Psychology Consultation Service (PCS) is a new service introduced in County Wexford. It is run by psychologists working with adults with intellectual disability...

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by Brian Muldoon, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Brothers of Charity Services, Limerick. Dr Barry Coughlan, Senior Lecturer and Assistant Director, Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, University of Limerick

Introduction Following years of lobbying by disability groups, the Irish Government launched the National Disability Strategy (NDS) in 2004. This framework had a number of...

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by Mary Holohan

Arts Ability is a partnership initiative between Wexford County Council, HSE South, The Arts Council and County Wexford Community Workshop (New Ross), which aims...