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The Young People's Advisory Group (YPAG) gives vulnerable young people a voice in the recruitment of volunteer mentors and in shaping the Friendship Works service.

How care leavers find employment

By Emily Rogers |

04 May 2017

Scheme helps care leavers to achieve their full potential.

The NSPCC has analysed evidence from serious case reviews to identify learning. In this issue, we look at the risk factors and lessons for police and law enforcement professionals working with children.

Speedy access to mental health support

By Emily Rogers |

04 May 2017

Pause drop-in centre offers young people prompt help and advice on mental health problems without the need to make appointments.

Local Spotlight: West Berkshire Council

By Derren Hayes |

04 May 2017

How the M4 corridor local authority is driving improvements in children?s services by addressing social worker retention.

Ask the Experts: How should social workers dress?

By Colin Green, Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, June O'Sullivan |

04 May 2017

Our expert panel offers advice on social worker appearance, bereavement support, youth club newcomers and learning to count.

There are nearly 2,000 public playgrounds in Berlin, a city of four million inhabitants, of which about 500,000 are aged under 18. Statistically, this is a high ratio, but sheer quantity is not what sets Berlin apart.

How schools identify and aid young carers

By Emily Rogers |

11 April 2017

Young Carers in Schools programme helps pupils improve their attendance and punctuality, engage better in class and achieve more.

The NSPCC has analysed evidence from serious case reviews to identify learning. In this issue, we look at the risk factors and learning for improved practice for all professionals working in the health sector.

How sport empowers young people

By Emily Rogers |

11 April 2017

Snow-Camp empowers disadvantaged young people through snowsports.