The Book’s Coming!…

The Book’s Coming!…

Thanks! Thanks for your interest in my upcoming book! For ages, I’ve wanted to write something that captured some of my thinking around how best to help troubled young people. This is it! Basically, it’s ‘the book of the blog.’ Doing a better job for those kids who...
To breach or not to breach?

To breach or not to breach?

A young person isn’t doing what their court order requires. So do we breach them or not? This is a question I get asked quite a lot. It’s a really good one, because it cuts to the heart of what youth justice is all about:                             How do...
ACEs and Resilience

ACEs and Resilience

Public Health Wales and the University of Bangor have published their report on the relationship between resilience and the onset of Adverse Childhood Experiences. The report gives clues for those working with both children and adults – about how to mitigate the...
The Right Way

The Right Way

The Wales Children’s Commissioner’s office have published their guidance for organisations on how to implement a children’s rights approach. Subscribe & get my FREE e-book: “Connecting With Troubled Young People” – click...
The Ultimate Resolution

The Ultimate Resolution

I’ve never been one for resolutions, really… …but there is one I’d like to encourage everyone to make.   The ultimate resolution… I do like the sense of starting fresh that comes with the start of a new year. But I’ve never really...