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Embedding prevention and early intervention into policy and practice.
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Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime

Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime

Giving Children the Best Start in Life – Preventing Future Problems The Prevention and Early Intervention Network invites you to:   Every childhood lasts a lifetime: PEIN Seminar and Position Paper Launch Date: October 14th, 2019 Time: 10am to 1pm – Lunch will be...

PEIN Open Event 6th June 2019

PEIN Open Event 6th June 2019

PEIN OPEN EVENT DATE : June 6TH 2019 LOCATION : F2 CENTRE, FATIMA, RIALTO, DUBLIN 8 PEIN is running an Open Event on the 6th of June 2018. There will be input from Mr Niall Cowley from We the People PR Company, discussing PEIN advocacy positions and General Election...

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Launching 'Building Community Resilience'. Responding to criminality in Dublin South Central @DublinSinnFein @CrionaNi @dccscarea @DubCityCouncil #buildingcommunityresilience

Today's launch of "Building Community Resilience" by Johnny Connolly, with research support from @janehmul recommends that responses should be trauma informed and Restorative in order to be sustainable


Really positive day at the first Slainte Care networking event. Great to see some colleagues of PEIN and hear about other projects. Thanks for the opportunity to present our intervention project "Targeted Responses at Youth" #TRY #slaintecare #pein


Amazing body of innovative work being profiled at the Slaintecare Integration Fund networking event in Athlone today. #Slaintecare #rightcarerightplacerighttime

#EarlyYears services, did you know that Pobal now has a designated contact email for our Early Years Provider Centre? You can email with an Early Learning and Care programme query or call the helpdesk on 01 5117222 to talk to an adviser.

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WhoWe Are

The Prevention and Early Intervention Network (PEIN) was formed in 2010, to bring together evidence-based practice, advocacy and research organisations, in order to:

  • Share, develop and disseminate learning;
  • Support the work of member organisations;
  • Shape policy and practice, nationally, internationally and locally by:
    • Networking and building relationships;
    • Creating learning opportunities:
    • Influencing policy, practice and public discourse.

PEIN is now inviting membership from a wide range of individuals and organisations who are implementing programmes, activities or approaches in child and family services, based on a prevention or early intervention approach. This will enrich PEIN’s capacity to offer a wide-ranging and inclusive perspective on Prevention and

Early Intervention in the Irish context to potential partners, extend the learning and offer all members opportunities for engagement with a broad range of stakeholders.

Our Vision

Embedding Prevention and Early Intervention into Policy and Practice

The role of evidence-based / informed prevention and early intervention in working for better outcomes for children and young people is understood nationally and locally

The central importance of the rights of the child are recognised and upheld, in government policy, agency practice and amongst the public at large

Funding stream for evidence-based / informed prevention and early intervention are central to the implementation of government policy


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