The CYPSC National Steering Group met three times in 2015. This year was focussed on group formation and began the process of developing a work plan for 2016 into 2017.
Our committed and experienced Chairperson Dr. Sheelah Ryan notified the national CYPSC Steering Group at it’s February meeting of her intention to step down from her chairing role.
Tusla the Child and Family Agency is now recruiting for CYPSC Co-ordinators to support Children and Young People’s Services Committees in their work to bring together a diverse group of agencies in local county areas to engage in joint planning and co-ordination of services for children and young people.
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs James Reilly TD will attend the CYPSC National Seminar taking place on the 18th June 2015 in Dublin. “A bhaint amach le chéile do leanaí & do dhaoine óga” is the Irish translation for this gathering dedicated to the development of interagency working for children and young people across Ireland.
An informative video on integrated systems and effective transitions in early childhood has been produced by the King Badouin Foundation following the fifth Transatlantic Forum on Inclusive Early Years (TFIEY) meeting entitled 'Integrated Systems for Children and Families – Continuity and Alignment of Services'.
The Global Implementation Conference is taking place at the Dublin Convention Centre on the 26th - 28th May 2015, this is the first time it will be held outside of the United States. This year's conference theme is Implementation for Impact.
A short report documenting the recent Implementation Workshop for Children and Young People’s Services Committees is now available. 50+ individuals from 21 local CYPSC were amongst those who participated in the event; taking time out from busy schedules to collectively consider Implementation Science and its application in interagency working.
A Children and Young People's Services Committees Implementation Workshop is being held by the Centre for Effective Services (CES) on 11th February 2015. The Workshop will hear from practitioners with national and international expertise in Implementation Science including Allison Metz, PhD, Director of the National Implementation Research Network, USA.
The Area Based Childhood (ABC) Programme is a cross-departmental initiative announced in the Programme for Government. The ABC programme targets investment in evidence-informed interventions to improve the long-term outcomes for children and families living in areas of disadvantage.