SEPTEMBER 2017

Rodriguez, L., Cassidy, A. and Devaney, C. (2017) Interim Report on the Meitheal Process and Outcomes Study‌ Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

A‌UGUST 2017

Crosse, R., Devaney, C. and Connolly, N. (2017) Parental Participation Survey Report‌. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

JULY 2017

Crosse, R. and Devaney, C. (2017) Report of the Parenting Support Champions Regional Learning Group‌. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Crosse, R. and Devaney, C. (2017) Parenting Support Champions Questionnaire Report. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

MAY 2017

Dr Rosemary Crosse  presented on the Parenting Support and Parental Participation Work Stream‌ as part of the  research and evaluation study on Tusla's Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support at Tusla's 2nd Annual Parenting Conference “Working together towards positive parenting”, Dublin Castle, May 25th 2017.

McGreal, B. and Kennan, D.  (2017) The Perspectives of Educational Welfare Officers on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making, prior to the Implementation of the Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Shaw, A. and Canavan, J. (2017) Introducing Commissioning in Ireland: Establishing a Baseline. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

 MARCH 2017 

Kennan, D, Forkan, C. and Brady, B. (2017) Children's Participation: Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making within Tusla: A Baseline Assessment Prior to the Implementation of the Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Connolly, N., Devaney, C. and Crosse, R. (2017) Parenting Support and Parental Participation: Mapping Parenting Support in the Irish Context.  Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

FEBRUARY 2017

Research & Evaluation, The Story so Far: National Dissemination Event, Croke Park, Dublin, 16th February 2017.

Watch the Highlights From the Event Capturing Key Messages HERE

On the Day Presentations included:

DECEMBER 2016

Shaw. A. and Canavan, J. (2016) Commissioning in Ireland: Exploring the Landscape for Child and Family Services: A Literature Review. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

AUGUST 2016

Connolly, N. and Devaney C. (2016) Working with Families: A Review of the Literature on Parental Participation. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

McGregor, C. and Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016) Public Awareness of Parenting, Prevention and Family Support Services: Population Survey Baseline Report 2016. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Kennan, D., Brady. B. and Forkan, C. (2016) Exploring the Effectiveness of Structures and Procedures Intended to Support Children’s Participation in Child Welfare, Child Protection and Alternative Care Services: A Systematic Literature Review. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Cassidy, A., Devaney, C. and McGregor, C. (2016) Early Implementation of Meitheal and the Child and Family Support Networks: Lessons from the field. Galway: The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway. 

JANUARY 2016

Children’s Participation: A study exploring ‘what works’ in terms of supporting children’s participation in the context of child welfare, child protection and alternative care services. 

Parenting Support: The Parent Voice in Family Support: Opportunities and Challenges for Meaningful Engagement and Participation

 2013-2015

Suite of Policy and Guidance Documents for the Child and Family Agency – Tusla

Between 2013-2015, the UNESCO CFRC published a suite of documents to support the development of family support within Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. The documents were commissioned by the Children and Family’s Directorate of the HSE.