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Facing the future together - Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to survivors...
Sat, 11 May 2019, 09:30 – 13:30 IST
Facing the future together - Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to survivors of institutional abuse
May 2019 marks the 20th Anniversary of the state apology to survivors of institutional abuse and the 10th Anniversary of the publication of the Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (the Ryan Report). This conference ‘Facing the future together - Discussing Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to the survivors of institutional abuse’ will explore the progress made since these events and more importantly discuss the supports that survivors continue to need in the long term.
Registration will commence at 9.30am, with the conference commencing at 10am.
Conference Chair: Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director, Amnesty International Ireland
Professor Alan Carr, Head of the UCD School of Psychology - Services Supporting Recovery from Trauma: Implications of Research of the Psychological Effects of Institutional Abuse
Senator Ivana Bacik, role of the State in providing continued supports to survivors of institutional abuse
Micheál Walsh, Right of Place – After the Spotlight, Submission to Government on the long-term support for survivors of institutional abuse and their families in Ireland
Catherine Hennessey, ICAP - Home thoughts from Abroad: Reflections on the future needs of UK based adult survivors of Institutional Childhood Abuse
Counselling Services, the importance of counselling supports for survivors of institutional abuse and their families
Nicola Perry, Project Manager, Community Response - Survivors & Addiction
Grace Sheridan, Exploring positive adaptation after institutional childhood abuse
Francis Treanor BL, the importance of survivor organisations, and the anticipated impacts of the closure of Caranua
Fergus Finlay, Closing Address
Senator David Norris, presentation to family members
A panel discussion will take place on the future needs of Survivors of institutional abuse, panel members to be announced
Who should attend
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Sat, 11 May 2019
09:30 – 13:30 IST
Edmund Burke Theatre
Organiser of Facing the future together - Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to survivors of institutional abuse
Sat, 11 May 15:00
Gathering to celebrate survivorship of institutional abuse
Event Hall - St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin 8
Trinity College, Ireland
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