Hands up for Children

View new videos from Hands up for Children on why greater investement in prevention and early intervention makes good sense in the next Programme for Government.


CDI launches Restorative Practices Implementation Guide

CDI has launched an Implementation Guide for delivering community based restorative practice programmes based on its learning in Tallaght West. It should provide an excellent resource for communities, schools and other settings accross the country.

RPSF launches Quality Assurance Framework for Restorative Practices

The Restorative Practice Strategic Forum has launched an all-island Quality Assurance Framework for Organisations and Practitioners.

Children Literacy Website

1000th child receives Doodle Den and children's literacy website launched

The importance of targeted support for children’s literacy is being highlighted today (September 8th), to mark International Literacy Day. Six year old Aoibheann Coyne, today celebrated being the 1,000 child to enroll in Doodle Den.

Early Intervention Programmes


CDI has developed and evaluated an innovative range of community based prevention and early intervention programmes which aim to improve outcomes for children.

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CDI Publications


On this page you will find a comprehensive list of CDI publications. On this list we have included all of our Evaluation Reports, Policy Briefs, community research and journal articles.

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Policy Briefs

Policy Briefs

Read CDI's summary Policy Briefs which are based on the findings of its Evaluation Reports, including the lastest on Restorative Practice and the Community Safety Initiative.

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