Callan Institute


Callan Institute as part of Saint John of God Community Services clg., promotes positive practices for individuals with intellectual disability and behavioural support needs (using the Multi-Element Model of Positive Behaviour Support) and relationships and sexuality education and support, as part of RUA..

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Callan Institute 2024 Training Schedule

Callan Institute training schedule for Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) or Friendship, Relationship & Sexuality (RUA) , 2024 dates .
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Disability CPD modules: MEBS and 'Identity, Sexuality, Mortality and Trauma' in UCD Summer 2024

The UCD Centre for Disability Studies is proud to announce the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programme. We are offering two Summer courses in 2024 for CPD, which are: ‘Multi-Element Behaviour Support’, ‘Identity Sexuality, Mortality & Trauma’.
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e-learning course on Positive Behaviour Support

Do you want to learn about positive ways to support children and adults with an intellectual disability and behaviour support needs? If the answer is 'yes' this On Line Course is For you....
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Emerging Voices 'Art Competition' 2024 Winner

It was another fantastic year for our Emerging Voices Art Competition, which was exhibited in Deansgrange Library, many thanks to staff for facilitating this. It got a fantastic reaction from both the children and adults who used the Library. The Judges choose a wonderful colourful piece by Mary Flynn , Kerry Services, titled "Living The Dream" Congratulations Mary. We look forward to next years competition.
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Callan Facebook Page

Callan Institute Facebook Page has new posts every day. Keep up to date with events, tips and resources by visiting and liking us.
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Skills Teaching Workshops

Callan Institute have launched a new practical Skills Teaching Workshop, This workshop will be full of role play and examples with no assignments. These workshops are In House , so we will come to your service.
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DPI and Callan Institute, will be facilitating a series of 6 seminars entitled

‘Creative and Expressive Arts Therapies as part of Everyday Activities with Individuals with an Intellectual Disability’ commencing in January 2024. This series of six experiential workshops will introduce the Creative and Expressive Arts Therapies of Play, Art, Dance and Movement, Drama, and Music and how a therapeutic approach can be built into everyday activities.
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Parents Resources on Identity, Friendships, Relationships & Sexuality.

These resources are designed to provide Parents with the information, confidence and skills to talk about growing up, relationships and sexuality to their children, teenagers and young adults with intellectual disabilities.
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