Social Media

Learning with Care, published by by HM Inspectors of Schools and the Social Work Service Inspectorate in 2001, highlighted the importance of improving the learning and development opportunities for those working with looked after children and care leavers. The Learning with Care training materials were developed and launched in 2003.…
Friday, 1 Feb, 2013

Webwatch - Young Digital

Digital and social media offer new and creative ways to conduct, as well as share, research. Capitalising on this is a team of researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow that has developed an enterprising initiative – a website resource for anyone with an interest in using digital media…
Youth courts, teen courts, student courts and peer courts (hereafter collectively referred to as “teen courts”) have rapidly spread across the nation in the past 10 years. From rather humble beginnings, current data indicates that 1,128 teen court programs are present in 49 states and the District of Columbia.1 They…
Tuesday, 23 Mar, 2010

The State of Happiness

Brings together four years of groundbreaking work based on in-depth pilots - from teaching resilience to children in schools to promoting neighbourliness - with three councils in very different areas of the country: Manchester, Herfordshire and South Tyneside.
The Columbine Victims and the Myth of the Juvenile Superpredator The Risk and Protective Factors of Violent Juvenile Offending: An Examination of Gender Differences Youth Violence in Context: The Roles of Sex, Race, and Community in Offending Emotional and Behavioral Problems of 13-to-18-Year-Old Incarcerated Female First-Time Offenders and Recidivists
* Examining Strain in a School Context * Unraveling the Link Between Trauma and Delinquency: The Mediating Role of Negative Affect and Delinquent Peer Exposure * Adolescent Sexual Victimization: Choice of Confidant and the Failure of Authorities * The Influence of Psychosocial Maturity on Adolescent Offenders' Delinquent Behavior * Antecedents…
A study examined the challenges faced by young unemployed people looking for work, focusing on those with limited education and skills and from disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Even in the stronger local job market investigated, there were 24 unemployed people chasing each retail vacancy available through Jobcentre Plus, and 50 for each…
A new strategy designed to improve the mental health and wellbeing of everyone in Scotland was launched by Minister for Public Health Minister Michael Matheson, this month. It sets out 36 key commitments to be delivered between now and 2015 to deliver faster access to mental health services for younger…
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