Building Resilience and Preventing Burnout
A two-day skills based programme for team members and managers working or volunteering in the humanitarian aid and disaster response sector. This is a practical training programme to increase skills to support resilience and prevent burnout.
- Understand the characteristics of resilience
- understand importance of self-awareness;
- acquire skills to build personal and team resilience;
- know how to manage team conflict;
- be aware of the signs of burnout in self and team members;
- acquire skills to recover from burnout
- have strategies for dealing with exposure to trauma
- build leadership skills
- learn how to delegate effectively
- build autonomy and accountability
ABOUT THE TRAINER
The course will be given by Ms. Paula Lonergan.
With many years of organisational capacity building in both the NGO and Corporate sectors, Paula Lonergan brings a combination of intellectual rigour, skill and creativity to her work. In 2008, she was commissioned to develop and publish a range of professional development training products for One Family to support frontline workers in areas such as crisis pregnancy and family change. These funded programmes were externally evaluated achieving Best Practice for professional training by the then Family Support Agency. Her programmes were widely delivered into small and large family support organisations throughout Ireland and she has been invited to deliver and present on them internationally in the UK, Bulgaria, Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands.
An expert facilitator, Paula is a qualified mediator and registered with the Mediators Institute Ireland. On the strength of this, she is a competent conflict management trainer and has developed bespoke training for Teams which have been delivered across the health and charity sectors including HSE, Barnardos and Tusla.
In the area of Resilience training, Paula has developed one-day and three day programmes aimed at supporting frontline workers across a diverse range of organisations. Emphasising self-awareness and team work, these programmes have been successful in building individual and team strength for a range of professions including ward and community nurses, frontline charity workers such as Enable Ireland, the CRC, Bloomfield Mental Health Services, Ana Liffey Drugs Project amongst others.Training undertaken with Irish Aid, Partners Ireland and Kimage DSC provided insights into areas such as cultural competence, development and training for transformation and there approached inform and underpin all material and course development.
Registration is from 9:00 am, the course starts at 9:30.
Lunch is from 1-2 and each day will finish at 4:30 pm
Parking & accessibility: There is parking onsite and the venue is accessible by public transport. Further details will be shared with you prior to the event.
Catering: Your registration fee includes coffee/tea and biscuits served during the mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks. Lunch can be had in the restaurant on campus. Further details will be shared with you prior to the event.