The Genesis Programme for children and families in County Louth was launched on 2nd March 2015 by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. James Reilly, TD at Dundalk’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.
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.
The Healthy Food for All National Conference is being held on 15 April 2015 at the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland, Dublin. This conference is for those with an interest in shaping policy responses to food poverty among children and young people in Ireland.
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.
The Department of Health has a National Lottery Discretionary fund in place which provides once off grants to organisations providing a range of health related services.
The National Co-ordinator for Children and Young People’s Services Committees has been working closely with education partners to strengthen connections between CYPSC and the education sector and to increase participation by education stakeholders in interagency work. With “the prize” being improved outcomes for children and young people living in each county in Ireland.
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.
Limerick Children and Young People's Services Committee, Start Right Limerick and Parenting Limerick launched the www.loveparenting.ie website and the Start Right case studies on Friday 23rd January from 11.30am - 1.30pm in Thomond Park. Minister for Education and Skills Jan O'Sullivan TD attended the event and officially launched the website and case studies.
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Year of the Family, the Parent Hub Donegal highlighted and promoted the many different services that support children and families throughout the county.
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.
Kerry Children and Young People's Services Committee hosted a Youth Mental Health & Well-Being Conference in the INEC, Killarney on Tuesday 21st October.
The official launch of the Incredible Years Programme for South Tipperary took place on Friday 26th September 2014 at the Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel.
The launch of www.facs.gcp.ie took place on Friday 27th June 2014 at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway.
Meath Children and Young People's Services Committee launched www.familysupportmeath.ie in April 2014 at Beaufort College in Navan.
A new online child and family supports directory for County Louth was launched on Tuesday 25th March 2014 to coincide with National Children's Day.