Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Child Migrant Report Published

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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has today (1 March 2018) published its report into the Child Migration Programmes case study.

The report criticises Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) for the policy of child migration and recommends that all child migrants are financially compensated by HMG through a redress scheme.

Download the report – here

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ACEs and Resilience

An update to the Adverse Childhood Experiences research...

Public Health Wales and the University of Bangor have published their report on the relationship between resilience and the onset of Adverse Childhood Experiences.

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The report gives clues for those working with both children and adults – about how to mitigate the impact of ACEs…

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Engaging with Disengaged Children & Young People

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Medica CPD are hosting this conference – I’ll be speaking at it.

Click for information – here.

On the same day I’m facilitating  a half day course: Through New Eyes:  WHERE CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR COMES FROM & WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

For more info on that, click – here.

Hope to see you, if you’re able!  :0)

How Not To Be A Boy (Canongate Books, 2017)

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How Not To Be A Boy




Robert Webb


Opinion in short:


This book is very funny. In fact, it’s laugh out loud funny. But it’s also a very poignant treatment of commonly held masculinities and gender biases which boys inherit as they grow up. Very well worth a read!

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Harmful Sexual Behaviour webinars – FREE!

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Neari Press is holding several FREE webinars this year on issues related to harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people.

These are top-notch events that I recommend highly. For more info click here.

New Directions in Sex Offender Treatment

The Centre for Applied Psychology and the University of Birmingham have announced their 2018 conference – New Directions in Sex Offender Treatment.

I’ll be there (doing a slot on day 2).

For details go here. To download the flyer click here.

An Abbreviated Life (Harper, 2016)

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An Abbreviated Life


A Memoir


Ariel Leve


Opinion in short:


Beautifully written – an acute observation of middle class parenting gone terribly wrong. It’s a retrospective, told from the child’s point of view. One to challenge the standard definitions of child abuse.

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