Department of Children and Youth Affairs

A request to An Taoiseach that any consideration of breaking up the Department of Children and Youth Affairs be rejected. This Department was borne out of a need to dedicate space and resources to the children of Ireland. We believe that any reduction in the DCYA will...

Prevention and Early Intervention in Child Health Services

The foundations of a healthy adult life are laid in early childhood Download PDF 1. Introduction Prevention is defined as ‘providing a protective layer of support to stop problems from arising in the first place or from getting worse’; early intervention is defined as...

PEIN Policy Work

PEIN Policy Work Introduction Influencing policy and practice is a core objective of the PEIN. In working to achieve this, the PEIN has made a number of submissions to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs over the past months and years, advocating for a...

Wind Down or Replication Principles

Wind Down or Replication Principles Introduction General Principles for organisations/ programmes preparing for wind down, and /or deciding which programme elements to replicate in different locations… The full document is available from the downloads section...