Parenting

Parenting

Not many YOTs have parenting workers these days. This is unfortunate. So I asked my friend and parenting expert Kelly Cox to summarise why parenting work has a place in youth offending teams. Here’s what she said… Why is Parenting important within Youth...
Attachment before behaviour

Attachment before behaviour

So many interventions with troubled kids focus on behaviour. And many of them don’t work. Why is that?… It’s because the sequencing is wrong. If a bricky tried building the walls of a house before digging the foundations, it wouldn’t stand up...
Hidden Ambitions

Hidden Ambitions

We all have ambitions, dreams and goals for the future. Young care leavers are no exception! FIND OUT MORE https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Hidden-Ambitions.pdf What needs to happen… They may aspire to become a doctor, teacher, lawyer...
TRM-related books…

TRM-related books…

I’ve been training a lot on the Trauma Recovery Model recently and frequently get asked for further reading and pointers to good books… So I thought I’d put together a quick guide to some of the main ones so that folks can easily get through to them...

Teaching kids about money

To be honest, I’ve found this issue a real struggle. How do you teach kids about money? As a parent I want to get it right. Yet I find myself constantly struggling to know how best to handle it. This app really helped me… I’m nowhere near out of the...