DCU in the Community Summer School 2022
All classes are free of charge!
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, email@example.com
Working Towards Recovery in Mental Health: Recovery College
11th July, Monday, 11.00—12.00
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
Positive Psychology—An Introduction
12th July, Tuesday, 10.00—11.00
Learn about human flourishing: positive thoughts, awareness, strength and forgiveness
Facilitator: Elaine Metcalfe, Adult Educator
Mediate Before You Litigate
13th July, Wednesday, 11.00—12.00
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
Climate Change and Cities
14th July, Thursday, 10.00—11.00
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
Guided Mindfulness Session
19th July, Tuesday, 10.00—11.00
Follow this gentle guided mindfulness and meditation session
Facilitator: Helena Ahern, Head of the Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU
Malleable Memory—How Reliable Is Eyewitness Testimony?
20th July, Wednesday, 10.00—11.00
"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