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National Traveller Mental Health Conference - Schedule Now Available

Conference Schedule

Registration 9:30 – 10:00

View stands Music performed by Longford Traveller Men’s Mental Health Group 10:00 – 10:40

Welcome and Opening 10:45-11:05

Introduction to Traveller Culture -  Micheal Mc Donagh of Navan Travellers Workshop 11:10 – 12:00

Assessing and Treating Suicidality - Dr. Eoin Galavan Senior Clinical and Counselling Psychologist (HSE) 12:05 – 12:50

‘Try a Little Kindness’ Music Performance  by Willie, Danny, Christ and Ned Harty,  West Limerick 12:50 – 1:00

Lunch 1:00 – 2:00

Small group discussions –

LGBT Traveller mental health needs facilitated by LGBT Pavee
Promoting Early intervention to Youth Mental Health Services facilitated by Headstrong
Engaging Traveller men facilitated by Men’s Health Forum
Money and Mental Health facilitated by NTMabs 2:00 – 3:00

Performance by ‘Bring Them Back Alive’ 3:05-3:25

Panel discussion –Traveller specific mental health support services on cultural adaptations in delivering psychotherapies to a Traveller population 3:30 – 4:30

Close 4:30 - 5

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