Upcoming training for Carers

30 Jul 2014

CAUSE courses are designed to provide very specific training – based on lived experience – to families, partners and friends to cope with the difficulties they face in supporting a loved one with mental illness.

There are a number of courses coming up over the next few months including:

CAUSE Carers Course

This consists of six short lively modular workshops with interactive discussions and information on the fundamentals you need as a carer of someone with a serious mental illness.

Dates: 8, 15, 22, 29 September & 6, 13 October 2014.

Venue: Ards Community Network Centre – Newtownards

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm


Dates: 16, 23, 30 September & 7, 14, 21 October 2014.

Venue: Aisling Centre – Enniskillen

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

CAUSE Family and Friends Empowerment programme

A residential training weekend for relatives, partners or friends supporting loved ones with either diagnosed or undiagnosed Personality Disorders.

Date: 8 – 9 November 2014
Venue: Silverbirch Hotel – Omagh

Helping Conversations

Using techniques developed from motivational interviewing, this course looks at developing effective communication skills to help support, encourage and motivate those we care for.

Date: 12 September 2014

Venue: Belfast Central Mission – Belfast

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm


Date: 26 September 2014

Venue: Hilton Hotel – Antrim

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

For further details and to book your FREE place contact Ciara McElroy at or by calling 028 9065 0650.

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