Recently there has been much conversation in the voluntary sector about white privilege.
*** This touches on a few difficult subjects so am giving it a ‘warning before reading’ statement. I’ve been struggling lately, there is so much I want to talk about and so much I want […]
This summer makes 15 years of working with children, young people and community members. Many of my conversations recently have been with younger youth workers/practitioners or those ready to begin a career in the youth […]
There are not enough words to express the heartbreak we all felt this week. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those who lost loved ones and to the survivors who […]
Working in the serious youth violence sector is hard fucking work. Most of my week I spend looking into space thinking why do we even put ourselves through this. We do more than the authorities […]
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How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris The effect of trauma on the brain and how it affects behaviors | John Rigg | TEDxAugusta How Do We Stop Childhood Adversity […]
The UK’s serious youth violence sector is starting to have a collection of online resource in the way of TedxTalks. The Science of Violence | Dinah Senior | TEDxDurhamUniversity The real roots of youth violence […]
DESCRIPTION An Introduction to Youth Violence will use both a presentation and conversational format to look into the reasons behind youth violence. We will begin to understand trauma and its effects, what our youth are […]
At TEDxBrighton, Whitney will reveal some remarkable truths around violence and trauma and the often ineffective approaches taken to resolve violent tendencies, particularly amongst young offenders. Breaking down the psychological, social and behavioural factors, Whitney […]