The latest edition of the Children’s Research Digest focuses on building resilience and enhancing social support in the lives of children and young people in Ireland. Published in an accessible format it is of particular relevance to practitioners working in the field of children and young people.
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.
The 'Snuggle Stories' initiative is an action under the Waterford CYPSC Family Support Sub-group. It encourages parents and children to snuggle up and get comfortable reading and rhyming together.
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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.
A new report from the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) calls for investment in dedicated early childhood health services and for the implementation of five key actions to strengthen the role of health services in the lives of children. One such action is to better support health sector workers to engage with inter-agency initiatives such as Children and Young People’s Services Committees.
Eleven CYPSC met with colleagues in TUSLA Child and Family Agency to learn about an exciting project that aims to make important data on children and young people’s lives more readily available for everyone.
Cavan CYPSC and Monaghan CYPSC are pleased to announce the publication of their first E-zine. It provides an overview of the work of both CYPSC in counties Cavan and Monaghan in 2017.
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).
Over sixty senior managers and leaders from stakeholder organisations met to discuss data sources, the needs of children and young people and service gaps in order to inform a socio-demographic mapping and needs analysis of the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown area.
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.
Parents need to mind themselves so that they can mind their children. This is just one of the messages from Parenting Limerick who hosted a morning on Parental Health and Well-being in April.
Promoting positive mental health was the theme of the West Cork Youth Mental Health Day that took place recently.