Thankfully for those of us who live alongside, and try to understand, support and care for children, whether as parents, teachers, counsellors, therapists, or social workers, know that there is a range of sources of knowledge and wisdom available to help us. Such resources are over and above our own intuitions, common sense and experience. … Read more…
What has the public learnt?
The child care profession is struggling against the odds.
A message for people who were in care in Northern Ireland
Members of the Campaign meet Shadow Education Minister
24,000 young people declare their online rights and responsibilities for Safer Internet Day
Bradley Wiggins calls for compulsory helmets for child cyclists.
Running away puts children at risk, and services sometimes fall short.
A call for a public inquiry into the abuse of children and vulnerable adults by clergy in England and Wales
Problems with the Family Courts system in Australia.
Disquieting research findings and a call for action
A call for a public inquiry into clerical abuse
A new phenomenon or just a different disguise? Bullying has been around a long while, and it needs to be tackled whatever form it takes.
Apologies and confidential confrontation as an alternative to legal processes
Exploding the myths.
Since the late 1980s I have spent a large portion of my professional life training and raising awareness of child protection and of the importance of the prevention of harm and abuse. It was quite traumatic for the groups of individuals who were learning about this for the first time. It was also testing for … Read more…
How the child protection advice system for churches grew
The impact of long-term neglect is underestimated by social workers.
People looking after children in care need to be ahead of the game.
The lessons about what works have been ignored.
Success demands negotiation, feelings, relationships and a knowledge base.
The family law legislation which is currently in force in Australia, the UK, the USA and Canada is proving to be having disastrous consequences for the children of those countries and are often leading to serious breaches and violations of their rights under international conventions. The legislation is largely framed around the rights of parents … Read more…