Latest Good Practice Case Studies
Scheme to improve provision of mental health services for young people shows high levels of satisfaction among participants
Young people aged 16 to 25 work alongside tradespeople to renovate empty homes and learn construction skills
Action to enhance the skills of early years leaders ensures quality care for two-year-olds in Kirklees.
Children in care can feel that they have little influence over important decisions affecting their lives. In 2005 the London Borough of Southwark decided to address this through a programme that gave looked-after children and care leavers a say.
Young parents are getting back into education by teaching other teenagers what effect bringing up a baby can have on their lifestyle
Young people are being helped to mend relationships with their families to prevent them becoming homeless
The government’s Positive for Youth strategy calls for local authorities to “ascertain the views of young people and to take them into account in making decisions about services and activities”.
An Australian music therapy programme to develop family relationships has been brought to the UK
Young people take to the stage to help teenagers confront unhealthy attitudes to body image
Participation In Practice
For the past five years the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has called on the expert advice of its youth advisory panel to help drive its policy.
A group of young people has been instrumental in the construction of a new skate park in Essex.
Fifteen young men from Southwark are leading a campaign against knife crime in the capital after a series of stabbings in their local estate.
Young people from Northern Ireland are leading a project to bring their community closer together.
A 10-year-old from Leeds is putting into action his idea to keep children in the Yorkshire city healthy.