Our Programmes


Our Programmes

Incredible Years

The Incredible Years Series (IY)

The Incredible Years Series (IY) is designed to prevent and treat emotional and behavioural difficulties in children aged 3 to 10 years. The programme was developed in the University of Washington in Seattle by Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton.  The Incredible Years series contains three separate training programmes for parents, teacher and children...[find out more]


Mentoring for Achievement

The Mentoring for Achievement Programme (MAP)

Brenna Bry's Mentoring for Achievement Programme (MAP) is an evidence-based programme that uses mentoring procedures to increase school engagement among targeted students who have personal characteristics (for example inattention, disorganization, disinterest or behaviour problems) that interfere with learning. It is a 2-year, school-based programme based on social learning theory...[find out more]

Families First

Families First - Functional Family Therapy (FFT)

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is an evidenced based systemic family prevention and intervention programme that has been applied successfully to a wide range of problem youth and their families in various contexts. Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is an empirically grounded intervention prorgamme that targets youth between the ages of 11 and 18....[find out more]


Blue Skies

The Blue Skies (ABC) Programme

The Blue Skies (ABC) consortium was brought together by Archways in 2013 and has made a successful application to the Area Based Initiative for Child Poverty programme. The programme will be funded for a three year period and consists of three strands aimed at improving outcomes for children in the catchment area of North and South West Clondalkin....[find out more]

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Welcome to Archways

Archways is a national organisation working in collaboration with local and national agencies to promote and research evidence based programmes for children & young people. Archways provides a bridge between evidence based programmes and communities and supports the development of sustainable linked practices that build on existing strengths and resources. Archways was established in 2006. Initially the role of Archways was to promote the roll-out and evaluation of the Incredible Years programme in Ireland. Over the last number of years Archways have begun delivering and supporting other evidence based interventions including the Mentoring for Achievement Programme and Families First.
Clondalkin Behavioural Initiative Ltd, trading as Archways, is a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital, registered in Dublin, Ireland with registered office at Unit 2B, Nangor Road Business Park, Nangor Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 12. Clondalkin Behavioural Initiative Ltd. is also a registered charity.
Registered Company No.: 430172
Registered Charity No: 17603


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