Eileen Lauster (Ireland)
NVR Counsellor and Trainer
Area of Expertise: Child to Parent violence, NVR in Ireland and Social Work
Eileen Lauster is a Counsellor and Trainer specifically working in the field of Child to Parent Violence and Abuse and NVR. She is also an External Tutor for the MA in Social Work Programme in the School of Political Science & Sociology at NUI Galway. She was the Research Assistant Fellow for the RCPV Project in Ireland and with Dr. Declan Coogan co-wrote the Non Violent Resistance Handbook for Practitioners: Responding to Child to Parent Violence in Practice in addition to published articles on the topic. She was awarded a Masters in Social Work, majoring in Administration and Community Organisation, from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan before practicing as a social worker in child protection and welfare in the United States and in adult mental health services in Ireland. She is a member of the Irish Association of Social Workers (IASW). She is a founding member of NVR Ireland, which has been established to promote and develop NVR research, practice and training in Ireland.