‘Mental Health Training for Working with Children’ in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry Group organised a workshop on the subject of ‘Mental Health Training for Working with Children’ which was held in Northridge House, St Luke’s Mahon on 9th February. 

Tom Tait

Led by Tom Tate (www.whymind.ie) the Workshop was a timely discussion around the mental health needs of children – How do we ensure we create a caring, safe and welcoming environment in our ministries for children who may suffer from issues around their mental health while at the same time, understand the responsibility we hold as caregivers in our ministries relating to these issues, and identifying the time to pass on concerns we may have?

Some of those who attended the training morning about children and mental health.

It was a  most informative and useful session attended by clergy and lay workers.

The Rev. Elaine Murray and the Rev. Sarah Marry, two of the members of the Children’s Ministry Group in Cork, Cloyne and Ross.


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