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...

Celebrating Prevention

My first job was as an apprentice mechanic in a garage. I loved it! At the end of each day I could add up the customer bills and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing I’d earned my keep. I knew what I’d produced. Working with troubled kids isn’t like...

Gangs: advice for parents & carers…

The government has issued a new advice leaflet for parents and carers. The 12 page document is called, “Advice for Parents & Carers on Gangs: Helping Young People Make the Right Choice.” The following are the main headings covered: Why do young people...