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...

The Case for Prevention and Early Intervention April 2014

The Case for Prevention and Early Intervention April 2014   Introduction This short paper, published in April 2014, outlines the value or intervening early, and some concrete steps that need to be taken to ensure that child and family services achieve the best...