Irish association of young people in care

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Irish association of young people in care

  1. 1. I rish A ssociation of Y oung P eople in C are Social Care Ireland Bringing Back Innovation and Creativity to Social Care 9-10th March 2011 Sheraton hotel, Athlone
  2. 2. IAYPIC Workshop <ul><li>INTRODUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>IAYPIC </li></ul><ul><li>CARE LEAVERS MONOLOGUES </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS </li></ul>
  3. 3. Irish Association of Young People In Care <ul><li>An independent, national association for children and young people currently in care or with care experience </li></ul><ul><li>Set up in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>2004 – Became independent with charitable status, management committee formed, own premises </li></ul><ul><li>2005 – 2 Children’s Rights Officers appointed </li></ul><ul><li>2007 – Aftercare Advocacy & Support Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>2009 – Research Officer </li></ul><ul><li>2009 – Advocacy & Policy Officer </li></ul>
  4. 4. Trainee and Sessional Workers <ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Rayner Innovation for Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation and conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Support </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of CLIC </li></ul>
  5. 5. Care Leavers Monologues <ul><li>Care leaver one </li></ul><ul><li>Care leaver two </li></ul><ul><li>Care leaver three </li></ul>
  6. 6. Care Leavers Monologues <ul><li>Today you will be hear the true life stories of young adults with care experience. These stories are not the stories of the young adults reading but true experiences and memories of young adults who were brought up in the care system. </li></ul><ul><li>After the stories there will be an opportunity to ask young adults with care experience questions in relation to being in care. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ANY QUESTIONS
  8. 8. IAYPIC - Here 2B Heard Thank-you for your attention! Irish Association of Young People In Care, 7 Red Cow Lane, Dublin 7 00-353-1-872-7661 E-mail: info@iaypic.ie www.iaypic.ie

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