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Prevention & Early Intervention in Ireland-Online Festival


A prevention and early intervention summit which was planned this year is now going virtual, with a series of four events taking place in the first two weeks of November. Centre for Effective Services has been working with the Department to plan, organise and promote the series, as a ‘Festival of Learning’ about prevention and early intervention in Ireland, with a particular focus on the role of government.
This Festival of Learning will start with a look back to how prevention and early intervention has developed in Ireland, will call on international speakers to share fresh thinking and ideas, put a spotlight on innovative practice and begin important conversations about future developments in policy and services for children and young people.

International keynotes
Keynote speakers include:

Professor Patrick McCarthy (formerly of the Annie E. Casey Foundation),

Professor Paul Cairney (University of Stirling),

Rowan Conway (UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, UK) and

Alexa Hasse (Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University).

Panel contributors will draw from their experience in Ireland, the US, Estonia and the UK. Three of the events will be moderated by Áine Kerr, Digital Entrepreneur, broadcaster and presenter of RTEs recent series ‘Reignite’.

Registration details coming soon!