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GMYN Introduction to Youth Work Training programme

Introduction to Youth Work (ItYW) is a six-session training programme that will develop your understanding and skills relating to youth work.

Each session provides an introduction to a different aspect of youth work including both theoretical and practical applications in a range of youth work settings. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you choose.

12 March, 2019 - 10:30 to 23 April, 2019 - 13:30
GMYN, Greenfish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 5LE

Introduction to Equality and Diversity

This workshop will look at how personal opinions, prejudices and actions can influence others and lead to discrimination. Through gaining an understanding of equality, equity and diversity we will look at how to make youth work settings inclusive.

Attendees will increase their knowledge and awareness of equality issues by developing an awareness of Equalities legislation and understanding the personal, cultural and societal influences that affect people’s lives.

This session is facilitated by Steph Champion and hosted by Manchester Youth Zone

22 May, 2019 - 17:00 to 19:30
Manchester Youth Zone, 931 Rochdale Road, Manchester, M9 8AE

Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 1 February 2019

8 Feb 2019 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards bulletin shares news, events, learning and development opportunities and links to information and resources which is of use to the multi-agency safeguarding workforce and the wider community across Manchester. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

Click here to read the bulletin
 

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Emotion-sensing technology to help young carers express social isolation through music

1 Feb 2019 - 10:51 by michelle.foster

A new project will use cutting-edge ‘emotion-sensing’ technology to explore feelings of loneliness and social isolation experienced by young carers – and help them create music to give voice to their feelings. 

Launching on Young Carers Awareness Day (31 January), Greater Manchester-based charity gaddum, and Manchester Metropolitan University, will develop and trial the new technology.

The technology is based around the connection between mood and music, aimed at tackling youth loneliness and isolation among young carers.

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Children’s and young people’s experiences of loneliness: 2018

11 Jan 2019 - 09:43 by michelle.foster

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released new research on loneliness in children and young people. Office for National Statistics

Analysis of children's and young people’s views, experiences and suggestions to overcome loneliness, using in-depth interviews, the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017 and Good Childhood Index Survey, 2018.

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VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund 2019-20: Children and Young People's Mental Health – apply by 15 February 2019

7 Dec 2018 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

A new fund has been announced by the government to support VCSE organisations that help children and young people with their mental health. Applications are invited from existing schemes to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. Gov.uk

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards priorities survey

7 Dec 2018 - 11:23 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Board (MSCB) are statutory bodies made up of organisations that work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children, young people and their families. Together they make up the Manchester Safeguarding Boards and their role is to coordinate and ensure effective safeguarding across the city of Manchester.

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