Family Support

Information & Education Programmes

Information & Education Programmes offer non-formal educational programmes to schools, groups and organisations. Peer Education Programme – Transition students are trained over 5 days around the issues of self-esteem, peer pressure, smoking, alcohol and drugs. They then teach the 1st years in their respective schools over 4 SPHE classes. Personal Development- primary school – To […]

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The Harmony Program

Endorsed by the HSE and delivered around Ireland since 2009 to Foróige, Youthreach, Post-Primary Schools, residential treatment centers (Aislinn & The Matt Talbot Services) and to inmates on the medical wing in Mountjoy Prison. The Harmony Program is an interactive, creative workshop based initiative that uses music, video and song lyrical analysis as a forum for understanding mental health & […]

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Bodywhys, The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland

About Bodywhys Bodywhys is the national voluntary association for people affected by eating disorders. Bodywhys provides support, information, understanding and a listening ear. People can talk to Bodywhys without fear of judgement, regardless of their age or gender and at any stage of their eating disorder. The Bodywhys website www.bodywhys.ie contains detailed information about eating […]

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ISPCC

The Shield Programme was established by the ISPCC in 2012 to empower primary and post-primary schools to combat bullying through the use of Shield My School  “Self Evaluation Tool”.  The Tool consists of 10 statements which are based on international evidence in relation to the management of bullying and reflect evidence informed practice that has […]

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Barnardos

Barnardos supports children whose well-being is under threat, by working with them, their families and their communities, and by campaigning for the rights of all children.   We work to improve the lives of all children in Ireland, and in particular children who face barriers in reaching their full potential. In 2016, with the help of […]

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Legal-Island – Child Protection Training.

Children come into contact with teachers more often than any other profession. That’s why high quality child protection training in schools is essential to ensure the safe development of our children. It also makes sense from a legal point of view helping close down a school’s liability in the event of a child safeguarding matter […]

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Child Watch

Since completing an in-depth review of digital age child protection issues on behalf of Barnardos in 2008, we have conducted intensive research into issues that face young people in digital space. We created ‘Teen Safe’ to bring our investigative and research material to students and staff in schools, parents groups and professionals working to protect […]

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Irish Autism Action

Irish Autism Action – IAA IAA partnered with DCU to produce the study autism counts the prevalence of autism in Ireland in 2013.  The study found that 1 in 100 people in Ireland have a diagnosis of autism. Irish Autism Action are committed to being part of a solution to make things better for the […]

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National Women’s Council of Ireland

The NWCI is the leading national women’s membership organisation, founded in 1973.  We represent and derive our mandate from our membership, which currently includes 180 groups and organisations from a diversity of backgrounds, sectors and locations across Ireland. NWCI’s work focuses on a number of key equality issues, including women’s economic independence, women in leadership and women in local government and development, women’s health, reproductive rights, violence against women & valuing care and care work.

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Amen

Amen is a national support service for male victims of Domestic Abuse. Through education and training we are developing an increased awareness of male victims of domestic abuse and the challenges that they face. As part of this work, we deliver talks and workshops to secondary school students from transition year upwards, throughout Ireland.  A […]

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Pieta House

Pieta House was established in 2006 to provide freely accessible, professional services to people who are in suicidal crisis or who are self-harming. In 2016, we expanded our service to provide suicide bereavement counselling. Pieta House has locations across Ireland, and to date we have seen over 30,000 clients. Pieta House uses a solution-focused therapy […]

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