Southern Area Locality Planning Groups FYI – 1st April 2021

Welcome to the 56th edition of our information bulletin, FYI (For Your Information).

Issue 56 – 1st April 2021

Over a year since our first Covid-19 lockdown and we have endeavoured during this time to inform on services, activities and information available that may improve outcomes for children and young people in the Southern area.

Our next edition will be on Thursday 15th April. Please submit relevant information to us by 13th April, with some guidance notes included on the last slide. You will also find dates for our forthcoming Locality Planning Group meetings which are open to those working or volunteering with children, young people or family support services.

Stay connected!

Kerry O’Hagan and Darren Curtis 

Locality Development Team, Southern Trust Area

Southern Area LPG Information Bulletin – 11th March 2021

Welcome to the 55th edition of our information bulletin, FYI (For Your Information).

FYI – Issue 55 – 11th March 2021

Census Day is fast approaching so we have included relevant information in pages 2-5 regarding the process and additional support and information. Please take some time to read through and hopefully this can help those who work with families, to complete the process.

To advertise in our next edition on 25th March, please send any relevant information by Tuesday 23rd March. Some helpful hints are on the last slide, along with dates of our next Locality Planning Group meetings which you are welcome to attend.

Stay connected!

Kerry O’Hagan and Darren Curtis

Locality Development Team, Southern Trust Area

8th Annual Social Work and Social Care Research in Practice Conference

The CYPSP Team were delighted to be chosen to share two presentations and three posters at the 8th Annual Social work and Social Care Research in Practice Conference on Wednesday 10th March 2021 on the Impact of Covid19 on Children and Young People, Our Journey through Disability Co-production and the new Translation Hub needs assessment/development.

Una Casey, Business Support Manager presented research on the impact of COVID-19 on families, children and young people and emotional mental health.  Also Darren Curtis, Locality Development officer, and Jim McDonnell, a parent presented on their excellent example of co-production work within the Newry Locality Planning Group on Our Journey through Disability.

CYPSP also submitted 3 posters to the conference demonstrating some of the broad work of the Partnership based on research, evidence, co-production and partnership. Huge congratulations to Una for winning 2nd prize on her poster relaying her research on the Impact of Covid-19 on families, Children and Young People.  Also well done to Michael Hill and Valerie Maxwell, CYPSP Information team, for designing and producing the posters and video which are available to download in PDF format below.  Just click on each poster:-  View Video at Translation-Hub-Video – Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) (hscni.net)

Southern Area LPG FYI Bulletin – 25th February 2021

Welcome to the 54th edition of our information bulletin. FYI (For Your Information).

In the second slide you will learn a little about Locality Planning Groups and how you can get involved with contributing to our Action Plan for 2021-24. This is a great way to work in partnership to improve lives of children and young people.

To advertise in our next edition on 11th March, please send any relevant information by Tuesday 9th of March. Some helpful hints are on the last slide, along with dates of our next Locality Planning Group meetings which you are welcome to attend.

Stay connected

Kerry O’Hagan and Darren Curtis

Locality Development Team, Southern Trust Area

 

 

 

 

Our Journey Through Disability – Event Videos

 

Video of the event:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hX0GCTwJGQYY

Parents’ Videos:

Ashling’s Story:          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e9JlrVkjoc

Sheila’s Story:             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdXCYh-17pg

Martina’s Story:         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJWrcdCqDdg

Emma’s Story:           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20XBbwl0qM0

Pauline’s Story:         https://youtu.be/GISjH_rAm0g

Jim’s Story:                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thpmP-WqTLE

Joan’s Story:              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okccLK0-dUA