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Perforum presents Eoin Nash

20 Sep 2018

26th September 2018 Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork City
Talk Title - ‘Hearing and Connecting’
Eoin Nash – Manager of Arts and Creative Therapies, Cope Foundation, Cork.

Eoin will be sharing the work of  Suisha Inclusive Arts with you.  He will be accompanied by members of the arts team including Paul Sherlock, as well as Amy Begley and John Bransfieldield who will give an advocates perspective of Suisha's work in the #arts.  You will hear about Suisha's local, national and international work in the area of #inclusion, #disability and the #arts.  

Eoin Nash is currently Manager of Arts and Creative Arts Therapies with Cope Foundation. Eoin completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the Cork Institute of Technology (C.I.T.), Cork School of Music and then went on to complete a Master of Arts in Music Therapy at the University of Limerick.  Following his Masters he joined the Irish Permanent Defence Forces and served as an instrumentalist, in the Band of the 1st Southern Brigade in Collins Barracks, Cork.   Eoin then went on to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Psychotherapy and Counselling at C.I.T.

In his role in COPE Foundation Eoin manages a team of people that work locally, nationally and internationally to realise article 8, 24 and 30 of the UN CRPD (United Nations Convention of Rights for People with Disabilities).  Eoin is also the Founding Director of the Irish Performing Arts Festival (an international festival celebrating inclusive arts) and of Suisha Inclusive Arts (a community based arts initiative focused on inclusive practice).

Eoin also has a keen interest in human development and has completed further training in Parent – Infant Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Anna Freud Centre (London), Completed training in the “CARE-Index” (assessment of risk to infants) and “Attachment and Psychopathology” in the Dynamic Maturational Model (D.M.M.) with The Family Relations Institute (Miami) and trained in child development with the “International Training School for Infancy and Early Years” (Anna Freud Centre, N.H.S. Tavistock & Portman & Yale Child Study Centre).

For more on this story contact:

Dr. Bernadette Cronin 

Department of Theatre

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