COVID-19: Resources for youth justice

This section contains links and materials that may be useful for youth justice professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Summary: Link for parents around online safety from Thinkuknow.   While using technology can provide hours of education and important social opportunities for children and young people during this period, it can present risks. Thinkuknow have 4 top tips to help keep children safe.  From their website, parents can also access to home activity packs. Parents can also access on…
Summary: Information for children around low mood and anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic, developed by Peterborough YOT and Cambridgeshire YOT. Age: 10-17 Sex: n/a Cost: none     Aim: Support children to start exploring what anxiety/low mood may look and feel like for them.     Description: Seconded psychology staff at Peterborough have created the following documents and guidance for children…
Summary: A variety of links and attachments for YOT practitioners to use when working with children and their families/carers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Age: n/a Sex: n/a Cost: none     Aims: Support practitioners and managers to continue to work effectively with children through COVID-19.     Description: Essex Youth Offending Team has collated some ‘top tips’ that can be…
Summary: A variety of on-line resources for YOT practitioners, children and families/carers to increase awareness around social media and potential harm. Age: n/a Sex: n/a Cost: none     Aims: Support parents and children understand some of the potential dangers of social media and increase risk of exploitation from others.     Description: Essex Youth Offending Team has collated some…
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