Positive pathways for young people who get into trouble online – Sian Meader

Sian Meader

Positive pathways for young people who get into trouble online – Sian Meader What sexual behaviours are young people involved in online? When is sexual behaviour harmful? What sexually abusive behaviours do young people display/experience online? What happens when young people get into trouble with the police? What support and intervention is needed? These are … Read more Positive pathways for young people who get into trouble online – Sian Meader

What can you trust? Some guidance to support the critical review of evidence – Mitch Waterman, Geri Akerman & Kieran McCartan

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What can you trust? Some guidance to support the critical review of evidence – Mitch Waterman, Geri Akerman & Kieran McCartan It is accepted, and evidenced, that being a confident and competent practitioner leads to better outcomes in almost every sphere of practice; confidence lends credibility and engenders trust by clients. However, we must be … Read more What can you trust? Some guidance to support the critical review of evidence – Mitch Waterman, Geri Akerman & Kieran McCartan

Preventing Sexual Offending By Children and Young People: A Scottish Perspective – Fiona Dyer and Stuart Allardyce

Preventing Sexual Offending By Children and Young People: A Scottish Perspective – Fiona Dyer and Stuart Allardyce In 2017 UNICEF published a report entitled ‘A Familiar Face’ (https://www.unicef.org/publications/index_101397.html) which looked at the global issue of violence in the lives of children and adolescents around the world. Amongst the lengthy lists and examples of appalling forms … Read more Preventing Sexual Offending By Children and Young People: A Scottish Perspective – Fiona Dyer and Stuart Allardyce

Working effectively with Online Offenders: The Safer Lives Experience – Jenny Greensmith

Working effectively with Online Offenders: The Safer Lives Experience – Jenny Greensmith Safer Lives works mainly with men who are under police investigation for online sexual offences. We currently have offices in Leeds and Manchester, with a third in the pipeline, and work with clients from across the UK. Our clients must self-refer but they … Read more Working effectively with Online Offenders: The Safer Lives Experience – Jenny Greensmith

Book Review: Michael Huggett – The Psychological Journey To and From Loneliness

Book Review – Michael HuggettThe Psychological Journey To and From Loneliness: Development, Causes, and Effects of Social and Emotional Isolation By Ami Rokach Identifying the stigma that surrounds loneliness within Western society, Rokach states that his mission is to “…help get loneliness out of the closet. To normalize it, and address it as we do … Read more Book Review: Michael Huggett – The Psychological Journey To and From Loneliness

Staff Support at Amberleigh Care: Helping the Helpers – Kevin Gallagher

Staff Support at Amberleigh Care: Helping the Helpers – Kevin Gallagher “The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as unrealistic as expecting to be able to walk through water without getting wet… We burn out because we’ve allowed our hearts to become so … Read more Staff Support at Amberleigh Care: Helping the Helpers – Kevin Gallagher

My Digital Journey (MDJ) © – Karen Holladay, Nancy Rumble, Heather Barbour and Franca Iannotta

My Digital Journey (MDJ) ©  – Karen Holladay, Nancy Rumble, Heather Barbour and Franca Iannotta All youth are online, and increasingly this is the medium through which they engage with each other and the broader world (Unicef, 2017) Given the statistics regarding the average time American youth spend on-line (Wallace, 2015), it is inevitable that … Read more My Digital Journey (MDJ) © – Karen Holladay, Nancy Rumble, Heather Barbour and Franca Iannotta

Interview with Theresa Gannon

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Interview with Theresa Gannon Theresa A. Gannon, DPhil, CPsychol (Forensic) is Professor of Forensic Psychology and Director of the Centre for Research and Education in Forensic Psychology (CORE-FP) at the University of Kent, UK. Theresa also works as a Practitioner Consultant Forensic Psychologist specialising in sexual offending for the Forensic and Specialist Service Line, Kent … Read more Interview with Theresa Gannon

Advice For Delivery Services Whilst Working From Home

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Advice For Delivery Services Whilst Working From Home In March, many of us went through a sudden transition from working in a building with face to face contact with colleagues and clients to working (at some of the time) alone, remotely from home.  For most, this was unlikely to have been a smooth transition.  Frustrating … Read more Advice For Delivery Services Whilst Working From Home

Social Distancing and Impacts on Sexual Violence and Recovery

Social Distancing and Impacts on Sexual Violence and Recovery By Associate Professor Lorna O Doherty and the MESARCH team A new path for the MESARCH study Governments across the globe beckon citizens to seek refuge from COVID-19: stay at home and save lives! Citizens followed suit: after all, the restrictions are evidence-based, government-mandated and plainly … Read more Social Distancing and Impacts on Sexual Violence and Recovery

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