An Bord Comhairleach um Achtanna na Leanaí - The Children Acts Advisory Board

Central to the work of the CAAB is a focus on the child and the family and working in partnership with the four key sectors as illustrated in the diagram. This section presents links to key stakeholders relevant to the work of the Children Acts Advisory Board.      

  Sector Diagram




The Department of Health and Children

The Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform

The Department of Education and Science




The Office of the Minister for Children

Health Service Executive

The Irish Youth Justice Service

The Probation Service

An Garda Síochána

Irish Prison Service

Courts Service

Vocational Education Committees


National Educational Welfare Board

National Educational Psychological Service

Third Level Colleges

Community and Voluntary Sector


International Organisations

This section of the website provides links to international brokering or intermediary organisations that provide a range of products and services to help bridge the gap between research production and the application of research in practice and/or policy. The precise focus of these varies from organisation to organisation but overall, they overcome a number of the impediments to research use.  For a description of the aim of each organisation and a link to each website click international organisations