IAN Meetings & Events

IAN Meetings & Events 2023


“Power and Empowerment –Changing Perceptions, Challenging Barriers and Promoting Change”

13th October 2023

How to Book Your Tickets:
You can book your tickets online by clicking on this link:
Places are limited so book early!

Reflective Practice Workshop

Date: Thursday 21st September 2023
Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm (registration 9.15am)

The morning is divided up into two modules:

  1. Introduction to Reflective Practice for HSCP
  2. HSCP with Experience of Reflective Practice.

Location: Springfield Hotel, Leixlip, Co Kildare, W23 W280
Number of Delegates: Limited to a small group
Break: 11.30am for 15 minutes
For: Members of The Irish Aftercare Network

By the end of these modules, you will be able to:

  • define reflective practice and its purpose
  • use a reflective practice framework
  • write reflectively
  • explore reflective enquiry, critical reflection, and reflexivity
  • support CORU requirements.

Facilitator: Charlotte Burke, CPD Coordinator, Social Care Ireland

Please note places are limited so please ensure you are fully committed to attending. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

To book your place please email: Yvonne@breakingthrough.org

Irish Aftercare Online Network Meeting, 10 July 2023

To discuss the Strategic Plan for Aftercare Services for Young People and Young Adults 2023 – 2026

Link: Strategic Plan on Aftercare Services for Young Adults [PDF]

To register and to receive Zoom details please email
or phone 01 6060858.

IAN Online network meeting on 26th May 2023

There was a presentation from Pieta along with a networking opportunity for IAN members.

IAN Network Meeting, 31 March 2023 Absolute Hotel, Limerick 9.30am-1.30pm

Presentations from the following organisations:
ADAPT, Domestic Abuse Services
Homeless Action Team, Limerick (HAT)
GOSHH – Gender Orientation Sexual Health HIV

Download the agenda here.

*This is a members only event. There is no cost to become a member and membership is open to those who work directly or indirectly with care leavers. To become a member of the Irish Aftercare Network please click the link: https://www.irishaftercare.com/membership-form/

We do hope you can join us but please email info@breakingthrough.org to register as places are limited!

IAN Network Members Meeting

The IAN Network Members Meeting took place in the Carmelite Centre, Dublin on 28 February 2023, the first one in 3 years! We had presentations from the following organisations:

  • Team for Separated Children Seeking International Protection, Child and Family Agency, TUSLA
  • NIAP
  • Northside Partnership & TUSLA

Date for the Diary

  • Annual Conference 2023 –The Sheraton Hotel, Athlone, 13 October 2023