News and Events

Using Research to Improve Practice

By cypscAdmin Monday, 3rd October 2016 | 0 comments
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the Children’s Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland are co-hosting a one-day seminar on the 6th October 2016 for those interested in using research evidence to inform their work. 

Promoting disability awareness

By cypscadmin Thursday, 4th August 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Funding.
The Department of Justice and Equality invites applications from voluntary, not-for-profit organisations for its Disability Awareness Raising Grant Scheme 2016.  The aim is to support the promotion of positive attitudes towards persons with disabilities.

The Hive

By cypscadmin Tuesday, 28th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Youth.
Kildare CYPSC Chairperson, Patricia Finlay and Kildare CYPSC members were delighted to join the local community in welcoming Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to Kildare Town where she officially launched the Hive, Kildare’s new innovative youth hub.

Making every contact count

By cypscAdmin Friday, 24th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Parenting Support, Family Support.
The Nurture Programme – Infant Health and Wellbeing is a recently launched programme of work designed to improve the information and professional supports that the Health Service Executive (HSE) and its related agencies provide to parents during pregnancy and during the first three years of their baby’s life.  

From Welfare to Well-Being

By cypscAdmin Friday, 17th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Implementation.
At a recent conference in Dundalk, County Louth, delegates heard how agencies have come together to break down barriers and take a truly holistic approach to child well-being and family support.

This is me

By cypscAdmin Tuesday, 14th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Education.
Roscommon CYPSC and Galway CYPSC recently launched initiatives to support the transition of children from pre-school to primary school called “This is Me”.


By cypscAdmin Friday, 10th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Youth.
Youth Action Project Sligo (YAPS) is very active within the Sligo Leitrim CYPSC as a member of a number of CYPSC sub groups. 

Making Change Happen

By cypscAdmin Tuesday, 17th May 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Implementation, Policy.
The Genesis Programme, in collaboration with Louth Children & Young People’s Services Committee, are hosting a one-day conference in Dundalk Institute of Technology on Tuesday 14th June 2016.

Positive Parenting in Limerick

By cypscAdmin Friday, 1st April 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Parenting Support.
Limerick CYPSC are hosting a Positive Parenting Event on Thursday 21st April 2016.   Social worker and best-selling author of books on Parenting and Positive Psychology, Dr. John Sharry, will be the main speaker.  

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