The Early Intervention Transformation Programme

The Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP) is part of the Delivering Social Change/the Atlantic Philanthropies Signature Programme.

The programme

The Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP) is a Northern Ireland Executive/Atlantic Philanthropies Delivering Social Change Signature Programme, funded jointly by DoH, DE, DoJ, DfC, DfE and the Delivering Social Change fund and the Atlantic Philanthropies.  EITP aims to improve outcomes for children and young people across Northern Ireland through embedding early intervention approaches.”

There are 3 EITP workstreams:

Workstream 1

Workstream 1 aims to equip all parents with the skills needed to give their child the best start in life and will focus on 3 key parenting stages;

Workstream 2

Workstream 2 aims to support families when problems arise before they need statutory involvement will deliver five new flexible Early Intervention Services across Northern Ireland, which will deliver a range of practical and therapeutic supports to families.

Workstream 3

Workstream 3 aims to positively address the impact of adversity on children and will focus on:

Information on EITP is also available from the Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership.

Workstream 4

The Workstream 4 Working Better Together Professional Development Project aims to strengthen the culture of inter-professional working practice by supporting professionals to train together in undergraduate, postgraduate and post qualifying settings, including in shared practice environments.  It also aims to embed commonality in prevention and early intervention approaches, and in using evidence informed practice and quality improvement.”

EITP Commissioned Research Call

The Health and Social Care Research and Development Division of the Public Health Agency (PHA), in partnership with Atlantic Philanthropies and EITP, has now issued an EITP Commissioned Research Call. This invites applications for commissioned research on the current outcomes of the implementation of EITP under its 3 workstreams.

Further information is available from PHA Research and Development.


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