Lammy Review published…

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David Lammy MP has published his independent review into the treatment of, and outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals in the Criminal Justice System.

More info here.

Download here.

Great little film about autism…

It’s great for explaining the basics and raising awareness of the challenges and delights of being autistic…

Really good for use with kids, parents and in training – and it’s free. Enjoy!

Sam’s Story – Children’s Experiences of Bullying

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This month, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales published her report into a consultation with children about bullying.

The report is called, “Sam’s Story” and contains the views of 2000 children.

Download it here. Learn more here.

Teenagers & Neglect – new report

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In November 2016 the Children’s Society published its Troubled Teens report (I missed it back then!  :0)

It’s the result of a study into the causes, extent and impact of neglect for teenagers.

I’ll be summarising the report in a blog post shortly, but in the meantime you can download it yourself here.

Indecent images of children

Guidance for young people...

Sharing content online and across social networks is easy!

No-one knows this better than young people – they are the digital generation.

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The government has now published some guidance to help young people understand the dangers of indecent images…

Instant – but lasts a lifetime…

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My Name is Leon (Penguin, 2017)

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Title:

My Name is Leon

Author:

Kit de Waal

Review…

Opinion in short:

This one is a beauty.

It’s about the journey of an 8 year old boy into foster care. It’s both a moving and uplifting book. It might be about “work stuff” for many of us – but it reinforces all the reasons why we do the job – to help troubled kids get through tough stuff!

 

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