National SFP Council of Ireland presents at Eighth EUSPR Conference September 20th – 22nd 2017, Vienna, Austria.

The main theme of this year’s EUSPR conference focused on improving quality in prevention. The paper presented by the National Council of Ireland reported on Ireland’s 10 years of SFP outcomes on parent, family and communities and highlighted key components which support its effective and sustainability as an inter-agency model.       Padraig O’Donovan…

New SFP facilitators trained in August

SFP sites across the country are getting ready for a new SFP term for information on SFP in your local area go to the Strengthening Families Programme Directory A huge part of the preparation is training of new facilitators who will join experienced facilitators in rolling out the programme. National SFP Council trainers Pádraig O’Donovan, Noel…

Congratulations to Cork SFP on celebrating 10 years of SFP in Cork

On Thursday 26th January 2017 the Cork & Kerry Strengthening Families Programme Steering Committee celebrated 10 years of delivering the Strengthening Family Programme in the Cork & Kerry region. This event was hosted in the Vertigo Room, County Hall Cork.  Over 60 professionals from the community, voluntary and statutory sectors attended the celebration. Many members…

National SFP Council welcomes Dr Karol Kumpfer & Henry Whiteside

The National SFP Council of Ireland hosted a visit by Dr. Karol Kumpfer and Henry Whiteside on Friday (July 1st 16) last in Ballymun. Members of the SFP National Council came  together from all parts of Ireland to exchange information on their local implementations of the Strengthening Families Programme in their areas and also to…

Cork SFP Launches Information Pack for Site Coordinators

Strengthening Families in Cork and Kerry Families in Cork and Kerry will benefit from a high quality family skills programme, with a new support manual available to local groups launched on June 16th in Cork County Hall by the City Lord Mayor Cllr Chris O’ Leary. The Strengthening Families Programme (SFP) is an intervention programme…

Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

“At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore,…