Giving Children the Best Start in Life – Preventing Future Problems

The Prevention and Early Intervention Network invites you to:


Every childhood lasts a lifetime:
PEIN Seminar and Position Paper Launch
Date: October 14th, 2019
Time: 10am to 1pm – Lunch will be provided
Venue: The Richmond Centre, 1 North Brunswick Street, Smithfield


An event for everyone who is passionate about prevention and early intervention for children, young people and families. Position Papers on Child Health and Adverse Childhood Experiences will be presented and considered by a panel of academics, policy makers and practitioners. Come and catch up with your colleagues, meet new ones, challenge and be challenged!

Formal launch of papers by Prof Trevor Spratt

Prevention & Early Intervention Network will be launching two position papers:

  1. Prevention and Early Intervention in Child Health Services: The foundations of a healthy adult life are laid in early childhood.
  2. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Holding the child’s hand in prevention and early intervention for children and families.

Featuring: Presentations from external experts, overview of papers, panel discussions and formal launch.

Speakers include:
Francis Chance, Chair of PEIN working group
Prof. Richard Layte, TCD
Emma O’Reilly, Chair of ACEs working group
Fergal Landy, Regional Manager, Tusla


Presentation: New outputs from the Prevention and Early Intervention Research Initiative, Ruth Geraghty, Centre for Effective Services.
Followed by Networking Lunch

Please register and join us for tea and coffee from 9:30.

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