Priorities

Wexford CYPSC has implemented its initial Children and Young People's Plan 2017-2019.  It is currently in the process of finalising the Wexford Children and Young People's Plan Autumn 2020-2023.

Some of the priorities identified by Wexford CYPSC for inclusion in the new CYPP are outlined below;

Outcome 1 : Active and Healthy, Physical and Mental Wellbeing;

  • Promoting Early Childhood Nutrition.
  • Promoting Physical Activity / Obesity Prevention
  • Promoting Physical Literacy
  • Promoting Infant Mental Health
  • Supporting young people and their parents in relation to youth mental health and anxiety
  • Capacity building for professionals in relation to disability conditions
  • Capacity building for professionals in relation to mental health conditions
  • Supporting LGBT+ young people and their families
  • Ensuring dissemination of accurate information in relation to mental health services and referral pathways

Outcome 2 : Achieving Full Potential in Learning and Development;

  • Promoting early and pre-literacy
  • Supporting transitions
  • Increasing access to Early Years Education

Outcome 3 : Safe and Protected from Harm;

  • Supporting parenting
  • Supporting those experiencing domestic and sexual violence
  • Supporting families in International Protection Accommodation Centres and families who are experiencing homelessness
  • Promoting the use of restorative practice
  • Supporting outreach of family support services to rural areas

Outcome 4 : Economic Security and Opportunity;

  • Early school leaving : utilising a collaborative approach to prevent early school leaving.
  • Supporting young people who are not in education, training or employment.

Outcome 5 : Connected, Respected and Contributing to their World;

  • Youth Participation : promoting and supporting the participation of children and young people at all levels of decision making.

 

 

 

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