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    • ChildLinks Issue 3: Research in Early Childhood Care and Education 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Two important documents to do with the future of early childhood care and education in Ireland were launched in December, which, in the Christmas rush, received little public attention. I am referring firstly to ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Child Protection 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Welcome to the autumn edition of Childlinks which focuses on Child Protection. Insight into the current state of the child protection system is provided in the Ombudsman for Children’s Office investigation of Children ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: Children's Participation 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2005)
      This issue of ChildLinks is devoted to the theme of children’s participation. The concept of children’s participation is firmly accepted in the minds of practitioners and policy-makers alike. Hopefully the sharing of ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Children & Loss 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2005)
      The issue of child poverty is still very prevalent in Ireland today. Although in many cases it is hidden poverty in that it is not as visible or public as the effects say of the famine on the children in Niger, nonetheless ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1998)
      The parenting children receive is a cornerstone for their emotional and social well-being. Their experiences within the family have a profound influence on the quality of relationships they form with others, including ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1998)
      Over the past few years there has been an increasing emphasis on the importance of information for all sectors of society. Recognition of the power and impact of accessible up-to-date and timely information has led to ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 3: Parenting and Drug Misuse 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2000)
      The discussion on the effects of drug abuse usually focuses on the individuals who are using drugs and much of the research and interventions are directed towards the impact on the user. However, anecdotal evidence ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Play 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2000)
      Dedicated to the theme of play, this edition of ChildLinks focuses on many aspects, from the significance of play in children’s development to its role in bereavement therapy.
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: Equality and Diversity 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2000)
      Much of the current debate around refugees and asylum seekers in Ireland has been based on emotions and political point scoring rather than evidence and the experience of those most closely involved. Racist agendas and ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: Children on the Streets 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1997)
      This edition of Childlinks is concerned with the issues related to children on the street and outlines some research and practice initiatives that seek to highlight and ameliorate the situation of children on the street, ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1: Children and Domestic Violence 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1996)
      In this issue, children and domestic violence, recent changes in legislation, the MOVE programme and domestic violence statistics.
    • ChildLinks Issue 3: Fostering 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1995)
      Welcome to sections 3-6 of the Child Care Act 1991. These long awaited sections are among the most important ‘nuts and bolts’ of the Child Care Act. They affect children who are most at risk, that is those who are at ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2: Family Support Services 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1995)
      Over the next two years the focus of those working with children and their families is likely to be concentrated on the implementation of the Child Care Act 1991. The provisions of the Act, and attendant regulations, covers ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1995)
      Childcare issues continue to occupy space in our national papers. Some of the concerns raised can be viewed as having a negative focus in that they describe situations in which a child has suffered death, injury or abuse. ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 4 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1994)
      The Kilkenny Incest Case, the case of abuse and neglect of Kelly Fitzgerald and the other current controversial inquiries taking placien = residential centres has focused much public attention on the issue of child ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 3 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1994)
      It could be argued that the potential for improving the situation of children in Ireland has never been better. A number of factors combine to make this the case. These include the government's commitment to resource ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1994)
      There have been several interesting developments in relation to the National Children's Resource Centre since the first issue Of Childlinks. The first anniversary of the Centre was celebrated with the publication of the ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 1 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1993)
      The National Children's Resource Centre was Officially opened on the 15 February 1993 by the Minister for Health Mr Brendan Howlin in response to the need for a centralised information gathering and dissemination agency ...
    • ChildLinks Issue 2 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1999)
      This issue of Childlinks looks at sex offerders, the register of sex offenders, treatment of sex offenders and preventing child abuse via prevention programmes.
    • ChildLinks Issue 1 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 1999)
      This edition of Childlinks focuses on Fathers and Men and their role with their own children and within the sphere of childcare. Frequently the term parenting is synonymous with mothering. Women are often regarded as ...