Spring issue of the Child Welfare and Technology journal, which explores child welfare and technology, ranging from information communication technology and social media to data integration and gadgets. It addresses the challenges faced and successes celebrated.
Guide developed to provide training and learning materials to assist individuals and groups of staff within governmental and non-governmental organisations to develop good practices in relation to promoting the participation of young people who have experienced violence, and to assist members of these organisations in developing participatory projects to combat violence against children.
Briefing for family carers supporting a teenager or young adult with severe learning disabilities and behaviour described as challenging, who is approaching transition to adult services. It will help people understand what to expect from local services.
Conference report written in partnership with In Control, Action for Children and the Office of Public Management, which gives an insight into the current issues and challenges and highlights the ongoing debate.
This project was commissioned by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in December 2009 with the aim of providing an insight into identity-based bullying of young people in schools and in the wider community, and examining the preventative and responsive strategies currently being used to address it in local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales.
Report by EU Kids Online on how young people use the internet to communicate with others.
EU Kids Online is funded by the EC Safer Internet Programme (contract SIP-KEP-321803) from 2009-11 to enhance knowledge of children’s and parents’ experiences and practices regarding risky and safer use of the internet and new online technologies.
10 minute drama about a 15 year old girl called Dee, who makes a common mistake of many teens and sends indecent photos of herself to her boyfriend Si. Without thinking of the consequences, Si sends the photos to a friend and very quickly the images become public.
A distressed Dee is helped through the situation by her alter-ego. Together they come to terms with the consequences of her actions and learn where to go for help and advice.
ISMS was launched in Glasgow, and six other Phase One sites, in April 2005, in order to provide a direct community-based alternative to secure care.
The purpose of this report is twofold. Firstly it comprises a short examination of the service, covering the period from 1st April 2007 to 31st March 2009 (following on from where the previous evaluation left off).
The number of teenagers receiving help for drug and alcohol problems has levelled after rising steadily for the past few years. The number of under-18s in specialist substance misuse services in England during 2009-10 was 23,528.
This is a reduction of 525 compared to 2008-09, and indicates that demand is stabilising following the sharp rise in the number of young people coming into substance misuse services between 2005 and 2008.
This Round-up examines family and friendship influences on young people’s drinking habits, in order to shed light on how the negative aspects of young people’s drinking culture in the UK might be changed.
The summary was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in January 2011.