Waterford CYPSC - Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford CYPSC

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford CYPSC  has worked with the Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency (DESSA) between 2017 and 2019. Workshops and training have been delivered which have resulted in the formulation of the Waterford CYPSC Disability Inclusion Framework.  A number of  staff also attended an accredited training programme entitled Capacity for Inclusion. It gave practitioners the capacity and
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  When schools have knowledge, confidence and skills to accommodate different gender identities in the classroom, young people achieve better outcomes. This was central message of a recent conference held in Waterford around ‘Transgender Awareness in Schools’.  The conference was a joint initiative between the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) and Waterford Children and Young
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  The Snuggle Stories initiative is an interagency project of Waterford CYPSC.  In 2019 the project  undertook an external evaluation.  The initiative encourages parents to spend time reading with their babies and young children. Snuggle Stories – Executive Report (Feb 19) is available here.

TUSLA and the DCYA have  established a new Project ‘Outcomes for Children National Data & Information Hub’ –offering a sustainable opportunity to provide a national standardised technical solution for mapping outcomes and indicators for children and young people. This project involved the building of an interactive area based geo mapping system to provide information for
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