Training programmes are provided at DRCC which individual delegates can attend. View our current Training Schedule for more information.

We also can deliver training on request, designing courses to meet the specific training of client groups or organisations. We deliver training both within Ireland and overseas. If you are interested in scheduling a tailored course for your organisation, contact us to discuss your training needs.

Examples of our training programmes

Rape, Sexual Assault, Childhood Sexual Abuse and other Trauma

Training programmes ranging from one day introductory workshops to a 12 day in depth training programme for professionals who wish to develop their understanding and skills in working with those who have experienced sexual violence.

Counselling and Listening Skills

Training for those in a variety of support and other roles: Helpline staff, SATU volunteers, Case Workers, Project Workers, Reception Staff

Vicarious Traumatisation and maintaining Staff Wellbeing while working with trauma

Training on preventing, recognising and dealing with the impact of working with people who have experienced violence, abuse and trauma.

A range of training programmes for professionals in a variety of roles providing support and services to refugees and asylum seekers.

These include:

  • An introductory training for those in a variety of roles
  • Training for Interpreters
  • Training for Gardaí
  • Training for those working with young children affected by trauma
  • Training for those working in more in-depth roles

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OUR APPROACH

Our training is invitational and our courses designed to maximise participation. Our methodology includes information inputs, groups discussion, role play and case history.

Courses range from 1-day introductory workshops to a 12-day in-depth programmes for professionals who wish to develop their understanding and skills working with those who have experienced sexual violence.

Courses are run with groups in their workplace, or in the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

For more information on our courses, please contact us.