If you work with troubled children, sooner or later they’ll tell you what’s happened to them.
So why do some children struggle to give a clear story of what took place?
Trauma and memory…
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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.
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!
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.
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.
The NSPCC have published their annual statistical report into child protection – How Safe Are Our Children? 2017
I love this report – it’s a brilliant source of information, as well as giving the broad UK-wide picture of where things stand in child protection.
“Attachment is a small person, learning to be a person, from a big person.”