Wexford services gathered recently to learn about each other's services and receive their copies of a new sign-posting tool to support families that need to access Child and Youth Mental Health Services.
Staff from Gaisce The President's Award and CYPSC staff participated in a joint workshop to explore the creation of a system to increase and strengthen CYPSC youth participation.
When schools have knowledge, confidence and skills to accommodate different gender identities in the classroom, young people achieve better outcomes.
Tipperary Children and Young People's Plan (CYPP) is the culmination of consultations with children, young people, parents and front-line staff in children and young people's services.
A Progressive Pathways Fair for youth with intellectual disabilities has taken place in Tralee, County Kerry.
Cavan Rainbow Youth were awarded the 2018 Excellence in Local Government Award for the Health and Well-being Category.
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’.
Learn about the many examples of good participation practice happening in services for children and young people in Ireland.
A key finding from a Mental Health Needs Assessment, carried out by the National Youth Health Programme, was the need to support organisations, practitioners and young people access appropriate mental health services.
Members of the Monaghan Youth Networks Sub-group have developed an information leaflet about keeping young people safe, with support from the Monaghan Joint Policing Committee and funding from Monaghan Children and Young People Services Committee.
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.
The newly re-designed online Wicklow Community Directory has been launched. The directory is a community-led initiative and gives information on a wide range of groups, clubs and agencies offering activities, services and supports across the whole of the county.
Dr. Geoffrey Shannon, Ireland’s Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, has applauded collaborative initiatives seeking to protect children online but says that the move toward greater cooperation between services needs to continue apace.
On 16th January, 2017 the Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee, TD, launched new resources designed in County Meath to support young peoples' transitions from primary to post-primary school.