DCU in the Community Summer School 2022

Summer School 2022

All classes are free of charge!

11th July, Monday, 10.00—11.00: Working Towards Recovery in Mental Health: Recovery College Learn about recovery in mental health, rebuilding satisfying lives and finding meaning Facilitator: Martha Griffin, Chair of the Peer Support in Mental Health Programme and Peer Educator with Recovery College, DCU School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health Register here: https://cutt.ly/SKHe9Ru

12th July, Tuesday, 10.00—11.00: Positive Psychology—An Introduction Learn about human flourishing: positive thoughts, awareness, strength and forgiveness Facilitator: Elaine Metcalfe, Adult Educator Register here: https://cutt.ly/fKcFrVH

13th July, Wednesday, 11.00—12.00: Mediate Before You Litigate Mediation differs from litigation. It lets you resolve interpersonal, workplace, family and neighbour disputes in a face-to-face manner without expensive fees. The mediator does not take sides or determine the outcome. You are in control. The session will tell you about the five stages of the mediation process Facilitator: Geoffrey Corry, former mediator for Family Mediation Service and former Chair of Glencree Centre for Reconciliation Register here: https://cutt.ly/JKcGA4F

14th July, Thursday, 10.00—11.00: Climate Change and Cities Learn how cities contribute to, and are affected by climate change. What role can cities play in addressing climate change? Facilitator: Dr Danny Marks, DCU School of Law and Government Register here: https://cutt.ly/NKHrgX8

19th July, Tuesday, 10.00—11.00: Guided Mindfulness Session Follow this gentle guided mindfulness and meditation session Facilitator: Helena Ahern, Head of the Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU Register here: https://cutt.ly/uKcHgqH

20th July, Wednesday, 10.00—11.00: Malleable Memory—How Reliable Is Eyewitness Testimony? "All of our memories are reconstructed memories... They're dynamic. They're malleable. They're volatile" Scott Fraser Facilitator: Orla Mooney, PhD Candidate, DCU School pf Psychology Register here: https://cutt.ly/dKcH8eR

  • Who can attend? All welcome! The workshops are suitable for anyone interested
  • Where? All sessions take place online via Zoom (link will be emailed on registration)
  • How to enrol? Please register using the link under each session to receive the link to Zoom session. You will need a laptop/tablet/mobile with good internet connection and Zoom installed.
  • Queries & Contact: Joanna Ozarowska, joanne.ozarowska@dcu.ie