15th May 2014
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15th January 2014
Conflict is inevitable in young people's lives, but practitioners can empower young people to understand and manage it, says Nik Pitcher, Senior Trainer at Leap Confronting Conflict and the organisation's lead for the Young People's Programme.
Here, Nik gives some advice to help practitioners engage young women affected by gang-related abuse.
18th September 2013
This content originally appeared in our newsletter between July and October 2013 and reflected our views at the time.
From administrative to strategic management duties, Marac coordinators can cover a whole multitude of roles. Coordinators from across the country offer their top tips for effective working.
15th May 2013
Gaining referrals across a range of agencies is a key indicator of a healthy Marac, but keeping so many partners in the loop can be hard. One Marac currently recording cases from all 13 referring agencies is Swansea in South Wales. For Amanda Stone (Marac Co-ordinator) and Bryan Heard (Chair), working as effectively as possible with a range of key partners is central to continued identification of, and support for, victims of domestic abuse and their families.
A single point of contact
30th April 2013
Data gathered for CAADA's 2012 policy report, A place of greater safety , shows that victims identified through health services were more likely to reflect vulnerable, hard-to-reach groups, such as B&ME or younger patients and those with complex needs, including mental health and substance/alcohol misuse issues.