Frameworks And Theory

The best practice is informed by theory, frameworks and experience.

Rights of young people in care

Looking to better understand the rights of young people with care experience? Here you will find information and links.

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Rights And Justice

Supportive relationships in continuing care

Continuing care is very important that adults in a young person’s life know about it early on, so that they can support the young person with the right decision.

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Continuing Care

What is throughcare and aftercare?

Throughcare and aftercare are important parts of support for young people. The terms itself though are a bit more complicated than they should be. This guide can give you a new or updated understanding of what support during transitions should look like.

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Through And Aftercare

Why relationships matter

Relationships are essential to all parts of life and encompass both our professional and personal lives. They are a vital part of the support networks for our young people and the stronger the relationship the better we can all do our jobs, perhaps making them feel less like a job and more like a vocation. And perhaps more importantly, the stronger the relationship the more important a young person might feel.

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Building Relationships

An introduction to trauma-informed practice

Early life experiences shape our mind and body in ways that we are understanding more and more, especially when these experiences are traumatic. Trauma-informed practice takes this knowledge and creates a holistic framework for practitioners and organisations to create healing and safe spaces and ways of working.

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Supporting young people from minority backgrounds

You cannot be a relational practitioner, without adapting your practice to the realities and experiences of the young person in front of you. For many young people of colour their experiences are shaped by their ethnicity, race and/or religion. This Guide is a short introduction to how young people who are Black, Asian or part of other ethnic minorities.

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Rights And Justice

What is relationship-based practice

Relationships are an important part of everyone’s life. For example, everything we learn as children depends on others teaching us. But did you know that good relationships also have an influence on our physical and mental health (Griffith, 2017)? Relationship-based practice combines what we know about childhood development, trauma, resilience, and relationships to promote the best for children and adolescents.

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Building Relationships
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