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Department of Children and Youth Affairs

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...

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 central place...

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 below. Wind Down or Replication Principles...

PEIN Publications and Newsletters

Call for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) framework to be adopted by government

Call for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) framework to be adopted by government

A call for greater prevention and early intervention in all child health, social and educational services –
including adopting a framework called ‘ACEs’ – was made at a seminar today.
The long-term social cost of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and call for a greater focus on
preventing them, were presented in a Policy Paper at a Prevention and Early Intervention Network
(PEIN) seminar titled Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime.

Implementation

How to implement Prevention and Early Intervention programmes: Video Series