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Evaluation of the community safety initiative of the childhood development initiative

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dc.contributor.author Kearns, Noreen
dc.contributor.author Reddy, John
dc.contributor.author Canavan, John
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-20T09:15:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-20T09:15:16Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/6276
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Engaging communities is hard work. Enabling the effective participation of communities in order to impact on outcomes and affect change is extremely challenging and inevitably there are complex and multiple needs in areas of disadvantage. There are no universally accepted, proven models that can be readily replicated, no commonly agreed way to ensure such engagement and no single pathway to improving safety and sense of belonging, especially in communities with long histories of difficulty and deep-rooted disempowerment. If there were, there would be no need for evaluation, test sites or demonstration projects. Instead of evidenced interventions, however, we have frameworks, principles and approaches, which we collectively understand to be useful and possibly even required elements of community safety. This emerging understanding, based on limited research, strong instinct and a growing acceptance of what constitutes best practice, fundamentally informed CDI’s Community Safety Initiative. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Childhood Development Initiative en_US
dc.subject childhood development en_US
dc.subject community development en_US
dc.subject Ireland en_US
dc.title Evaluation of the community safety initiative of the childhood development initiative en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/report en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.date.updated 2017-11-16T17:19:41Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2729327
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status non-peer-reviewed


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