Derek Mc Donnell is a qualified Social Care Practitioner working in the Social Care Profession for the past 28 years, in variety of services in Ireland.
These services range from Residential Care, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Community Social Work Services in Child Protection. Children in Care and currently in the Prevention Partnership Family Service in Dublin Mid -Leinster.
He is a focusing Trainer since 2000 and Certifying Coordinator 2014 with The International Focusing Institute. Derek has extensive experience in running Focusing through Interactive Pausing Emotional Resiliency based Intervention for young people, Parents, Foster Carers and Professionals from Social Work, Social Care and Teachers within Community-based settings.
He has publications in the following;
Derek’s training programme has being accredited CPD training for Primary school teachers with the Department of Education and Science. He works within the Family Law Courts with Focusing orientated reports based on the modality of Focusing, and also runs a small private Focusing Practise for adults, children and parents.
Fulfilling our blueprint:
R0 (R-naught) for Community wellness
The Best Two Hugs
I took last week off
Dear Corona Virus
Lessons from the virus #3
Is Depression a mental disorder? Or is it a healthy response to now?
What Might We Learn From a Teacher in Pakistan?
What do a landfill in Pakistan and a potato packing plant in Idaho have in common?
How to deal with COVID-19 stress