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Mags Achieves Distinction in Organisational Stress Management

Congratulations to Mags Harkin (our Director of Services and EFDNI’s Cognitive Behavioural Therapist) who has gained an Organisational Stress Management Diploma, with distinction, from the Stress Management Institute.  This is in addition to the Stress Management Diploma she obtained last year.  This will be a fantastic bonus for our members as she will have access […]

EFDNI is nominated charity for Oliver Musical

Oliver!: Portadown Town Hall will host an opening night charity gala performance of the musical Oliver! by E2A Inclusive Theatre, of whom at least 40% have a disability, on Thursday 25 May 2017.  Tickets cost £10 each and are available from gabrielle@efdni.org, call 07811267688.  Our member, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon District Council, is working […]

Summary of events 2017

Stress Awareness and Emotional Resilience Workshop for members: hosted in Equality Commission for NI Visual Awareness Briefing: Dept of Health Stress Awareness and Emotional Resilience Workshop: Local Government Staff Commission, hosted in Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council Autism briefing: Dept of Health Autism briefing: The Executive Office NIE Networks: Disability Good Practice Update Suicide Awareness […]

Wellbeing Event and AGM

Thanks to our fabulous speakers, Lynda Fox from BT and Louise Beckett, Shared Reader Leader/Facilitator, who delivered excellent, informative presentations at our Wellbeing Event and AGM held on Wednesday 7, December 2016. With employee wellbeing being a top issue for organisations, this event was designed to share member good practice in this area.  Employers for […]

NICVA Achieves Member Accreditation

NICVA’s Deputy Chief Executive, Úna McKernan and HR Manager, Alex McGimpsey, were presented with their Member Accreditation Certificate by Employers for Disability NI’s Traning and Advice Director, Gabrielle Fitzpatrick.  This recognised the fantastic work done by NICVA to implement practices to fulfil the eight Disability Good Practice Commitments they had signed up to as members of Employers for […]