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Young people connect with Victorian spirit of wellbeing

By Laura McCardle |

11 November 2014

When the Manchester mental health charity moved into new offices it went about engaging with young people by tapping into the community's rich arts heritage.

Ask the Experts: Parents can help children to learn

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

11 November 2014

Our panel offers advice on supporting parents to educate their children, giving evidence in court, discussing porn and maintaining quality.

Ask the Experts: Listening to the voice of the child

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

28 October 2014

Our panel offers advice on listening to children's views, bereavement support, tackling sexual orientation and teaching empathy.

Skills for the Job: Supporting migrant children

By Kamena Dorling |

14 October 2014

Unaccompanied migrant children face multiple challenges, which, with the right support, professionals can help them overcome.

Behind the Inspection Rating: Alpha masters good matching

By Tristan Donovan |

14 October 2014

Alpha Plus Fostering, North West, foster care agency inspection, June 2014.

Ask the Experts: Buying condoms is not your job

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

14 October 2014

Our panel offers advice on condom distribution, writing a vision statement, being turned down for promotion and nursery staff contracts.

Young people go to market to showcase their talents

By Laura McCardle |

14 October 2014

Two brothers from Stockport have developed a concept that fuses young people's passion for arts and entrepreneurialism by setting up marketplaces across the UK to showcase their talents.

Ask the Experts: Deter young people from drugs

By Jeanie Lynch, Tracie Trimmer-Platman, Peter Lewis and June O'Sullivan |

02 September 2014

Our panel offers advice on "legal highs", saving money while safeguarding, partnership working concerns and coping with hot weather.

Beaulieu House, Isle of Wight, Children's home inspection, May 2014.

Ask The Experts: Help a child understand dementia

By Derren Hayes |

19 August 2014

Our panel offers advice on discussing dementia with young children, sexual health, school improvement and dealing with parents' fears.