IAUCC Annual Conference 2013

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13/06/2013 - 14/06/2013

10:00 am

Limerick Strand Hotel
Ennis Road

IAUCC would like to welcome all its members to this year’s annual conference in Limerick in June, entitled Trauma and Complicated Grief.

Provisional Timetable:

Thurs 13th June

10am: Registration

10.45 – 11.00: Opening Address, Dr Maria G Hinfelaar, President LIT

11.00-1.00pm: Counselling students with psychological trauma: Causes, assessment and treatment, Part 1 (Paula Roseingrave)

1.00pm: Lunch

2.30-4.00pm: Counselling students with psychological trauma: Causes, assessment and treatment, Part 2 (Paula Roseingrave)

4-5pm: AGM

19.30pm: Gala Dinner

 Fri 14th June

9.30- 11.00am  Self Care: Massage (limited places available) or laughter yoga

11.30-1.00pm  –  Working with complicated grief (Dr. Susan Delaney)

1pm: Lunch and finish



For details of accommodation please click here

Keynote Speakers:

Paula Roseingrave

Paula has been practicing in psychology for over 25 years.  She is a Counselling Psychologist and has worked in the United States, Britain and Ireland. She started out her career in applied behavioural analysis in the US. On returning to Ireland, she completed her counselling psychology training in Trinity College and began working in St. Vincent’s Hospital, setting up the first National Counselling Service for adult patients with Cystic Fibrosis and their families. She subsequently held the post of Director of Counselling Studies and Lecturer in Psychology at Keele University in Staffordshire, after which she began further studies and training in psychological trauma at Chester University and later CBT for psychological trauma at the University of Oxford. She chairs the Political and Environmental Psychology Special Interest Group and the Trauma Psychology Group in the Psychological Society of Ireland. She is currently conducting research into the long-term effects of psychological trauma suffered by victims of political violence in the Republic of Ireland during the 1970’s.

Counsellors are encouraged to bring along case examples from their work with students.

Dr. Susan Delaney

Dr Susan Delaney is a clinical psychologist and holds the position of Bereavement Services Manager within the Irish Hospice Foundation. She has practised and taught in the area of loss and bereavement for over 20 years. Susan is currently part of an international group of Train-the Trainers with Dr Kathy Shear at Columbia University and is spearheading the development of a Centre of Excellence for the study and treatment of Complicated grief within the Hospice Foundation.

Additions to the programme and a full timetable will be added to the website as they are confirmed.


Cost: €95 per person, including gala conference dinner. Trainees can attend for a reduced fee of €50.


Conference registration:

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your College (required)

Select number of attendees from your service (required)

Names of all attendees

Any additional requirements

Name and email address of person to whom invoice should be sent -


Alternatively you can email the above details to conference@iaucc.ie

You will then receive an invoice by email

The conference is always a great opportunity to meet up, share ideas and support each other in our work as student counsellors. The executive committee looks forward to seeing you all there.



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