Outcomes in Youth Work

The symposium provided a space for youth work practitioners to come together and hear from expert speaker on this topic and to share and learn from each other throught a lunch discussion space.

Caroline Jones, CDYSB

Caroline introduced the run of the day and spoke a little about her experience of outcomes in youth work.

John Bamber - Centre for Effective Services

John provided a “helicopter view” on the current role of outcomes in the Irish youth work sector and reflect on the next steps for the sector.

Lorraine Gilligan and Gerry McCarthy, Ballyfermot Youth Service

Lorraine & Gerry provided an input on understanding of how Youthpass Certification can be used to capture and report on outcomes in youth work.

Isobel Phillips – Foróige Best Practice Unit

Isobel built on the contribution of her colleague, Sue Redmond, to describe in plain and practical terms how to plan for and document outcomes in youth work.

Louise Cadwell, Crosscare

Louise reflected on her work to support practitioners to document and report outcomes in Garda Youth Diversion Projects and share the practical lessons that she has learnt