Donegal CYPSC launched it's Children & Young People’s Plan 2018-2020 with a Learning Seminar entitled, ‘Re-imagining Disability; from Accepting Diversity to True Inclusion’.
Using creative means to communicate, children explain to parents what they need to be happy and healthy when Roscommon CYPSC launched findings from their extensive consultation process with children.
Learn about the many examples of good participation practice happening in services for children and young people in Ireland.
There is huge excitement and enthusiasm amongst the children and young people of Longford and Westmeath, who recently participated in the Longford Westmeath CYPSC, Child and Youth Participation Project.
Donegal Children and Young People's Services Committee hosted a ‘Celebrating Achievement Event’ marking ten years inter-agency co-operation and collaboration, to improve outcomes for children and young people across the county.
CYPSC Co-ordinator, Thérèse Ruane discusses the development of Mayo CYPSC at its early stages on Mid-West radio to raise awareness about CYPSC, Ireland's five national outcomes for children and young people and the development of Mayo's Children and Young People’s Plan (2018-2020).
Roscommon CYPSC recently launched an initiative to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people in the County. It includes a specially designed LGBT-friendly symbol for services, businesses, offices and centres to display as a sign of support.
Promoting positive mental health was the theme of the West Cork Youth Mental Health Day that took place recently.
READ Donegal 2017 got off to a great start, when it was launched on 20th January in Letterkenny by local Volunteer, Aidan O’Doherty.
Clare CYPSC launched its Facebook community consultation survey recently as part of an interactive road show to ask what matters to young people.
Kerry Children and Young People’s Services Committee launched their ‘#Connected Respected’ Social Media Campaign on Friday 15th January 2016. The campaign seeks to hear the voice of young people in Kerry in order to better inform the work of Kerry CYPSC.
In developing their three-year strategic plans CYPSC undertake to consult with children and young people. This happens in a variety of ways across different counties and includes work with each county’s Comhairle na nÓg (Child and Youth Council). The role and involvement of children and young people in CYPSC is to be strengthened and developed going forward.
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr James Reilly launched a new national strategy intended to ensure that children and young people have a voice in decision making that affects their lives. In a first for Europe, the Minister has launched the National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision Making (2015-2020).