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...
One of newest members, Alcohol Action Ireland, made a short video about trauma informed care. Watch Jennifer Hough, Policy and Research Officer, speak about trauma and the need for trauma informed care in frontline services.
PEIN Health Policy Paper – Francis Chance
PEIN New Members – Marian Quinn
The Case for Prevention & Early Intervention
Five “Champions” of Prevention and Early Intervention speak about their experience of the need to provide a protective layer of support to families and children early on to prevent later damage such as homelessness and imprisonment – and of the benefit of parenting programmes.
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