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27 Dec 2019
My Voice is a six-week programme in schools and colleges that deals with the exploitation of young people. My Voice supports teenagers aged 11–19 who may experience social exclusion, youth offending, going missing from home, self-esteem problems,...
19 Dec 2019
For a teen, completing seemingly endless sessions of drug rehab is definitely not an easy feat. However, aftercare is just as important as treatment itself, and doctors claim that without it, these teens may easily relapse, regardless of the...
01 Nov 2019
A newly published report from Malta, conducted in 2018 by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS), unveiled statistics on the work of the Youth Services of Agenzija Appogg National Support line 179, which only last year received 9,010...
23 Sep 2019
Building on the importance of the adverse consequences from traumatic experiences in childhood, Cate Bailey et al. reviewed existing literature on trauma-informed approaches examining whether or not empirical evidence on the effects of the model...
23 Sep 2019
A summary has been published to answer the question: what are some of the elements of a healing environment for children who have experienced trauma? This review pulls together evidence pertaining to chilren’s home design, health and architecture as...
06 Sep 2019
Self-harm, just like suicide is currently a taboo, but it often occurs during teenage years, so it is important to talk about it.  But what is self-harming? Cutting, harming the body with a sharp object, like knife, blade, broken glass, without the...
14 Aug 2019
How often do you hug your child? Research at Duke University tracked 500 participants through the age of 30. Research has shown that the children who were treated lovingly by their parents in their early years became happier and more balanced in...
09 Aug 2019
The Department of Health and Social Work in Bulgaria have announced a new admission for the Master's Program in Psychosocial Interventions with Children and Families. The program aims to train future professionals and enhance the skills of current...
22 Jun 2019
What can someone do who flees from an abusive relationship? Who to turn to? In many cases, the victim will only devote himself/herself to escape when his or her life or the child's life is in danger. In such cases, it is rarely possible for...
16 Jun 2019
The Hungarian language Romanian online portal quotes Andrea Csép MEP: "Building a network of safe houses is a huge step in getting the victims of domestic violence to get help and reach self-sufficiency in difficult times," and added that it would...

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