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Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

I want to make my Blog and Podcast better and more relevant to your needs and interests.
To do that, I need to know more about YOU.
As a result, I have created a 2014 Reader Survey

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June 28th, 2014|Youth work|0 Comments

YWTB:016 – Anti Youth Violence With Ray Douglas

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Diversionary Vs Transformative work; Which  is most effective? What is the difference? 
 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Ray Douglas, Core facilitator at The National Anti Youth Violence programme.

A Non for profit organisation that deliver hard-hitting workshops developed in response to the rise in gang related violence within UK youth culture.

Ray founded Gangology and is currently authoring 2 books related to youth violence and gang culture.

 

 

Ray shares his approach to educating practitioners and young people of the risks of gang affiliation, and responding to the wave of youth violence.

 

 

 

 

 

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YWTB:015 – Evidencing Impact with Matt Lent

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Can Social Impact Investing save the Youth Sector?
 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Matt Lent, Lead Manager at ThinkForward, a partnership between the Impetus Private Equity Foundation and Tomorrow’s People.

Working to support young people for 5 years (from 14 to 19 years old), at high risk of not being in education, employment or training –

Matt is also the founder of Youth Sector Blog, a communal blog site, about youth work and all that it encompasses.

 

Matt shares his knowledge of Social Impact bonds, and how the youth sector should make use of this new funding model.

 

He also discusses the importance of evidencing the impact of youth work.

 

 

 

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Announcing and Unboxing My New Product – Early Help Mate

 

In this video blog, I share a momentous moment with you.

 

The unboxing of my new product Early Help Mate.

 

 

 

 

You can find out more about the product here:

http://www.earlyhelpmate.com

 

Early Help, Early Intervention, Targeted Youth Support, Prevention, Family Support, Family Intervention, Area Family Support……..

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YWTB014 – LearnPlay with Ro Hands

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Can playing games consoles help young people develop new skills?
 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Managing Director & Legal Counsel of LearnPlay Foundation, Ro Hands, and explore how leveraging young people’s interests in gaming and digital-media has proven effective in engaging them in personal development and learning opportunities.

 

 

 

LearnPlay Foundation was established in 2007 and passionately supports schools, communities and alternative education establishments.

 

– factoring CSR into every project or brief, whilst also servicing clients from Tesco to The Highways Agency.

 

 

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April 11th, 2014|Podcast Category, Social media, Youth work|0 Comments

YWTB:013 – The Art of Youth Coaching with Master Coach Bob Singha

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YWTB:013 – The Art of Youth Coaching with Master Coach Bob Singha
 

Youth Work… Mentoring… Youth Coaching…..
What’s the difference??
Are they not all the same????

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Master Youth Coach, Trainer, Speaker and Co-host of the popular podcast, I Love Youth Work, Bob Singha, and explore how Youth Coaching differs from the rest and how many practitioners don’t even know it.

 

Bob co-wrote, designed and trained on the world’s first fully accredited Youth Coaching Courses and helped to inspired a whole new field of coaching and personal development.
He has also pioneered support projects that blended young peoples personal and community development with cultural arts such as graffiti, digital music and video production.

 

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YWTB:012 – Overcoming Adversity With Miguel Dean

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YWTB:012 – Overcoming Adversity With Miguel Dean
 

Life can throw up a number of barriers and hurdles, not only in the life of young people, but in the life of those that work with them.

 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Speaker, Mentor, Youth coach and Author, Miguel Dean and explore how we can overcome adversity and achieve our goals and at the same time encourage and inspire young people to do the same.

 

 

Miguel facilitates learning and inspires through designing and facilitating bespoke projects with schools, colleges, county councils, charities, community groups, homeless sector and care organisations.

 

 

 

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YWTB 011: Youth Leadership with Errol Lawson

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YWTB 011: Youth Leadership with Errol Lawson
 

 

Young People are our future leaders, but they need to be nurtured and guided.

 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Speaker, Executive coach, Author and Trainer, Errol Lawson and explore how positive change in the life of a young person is possible.

Errol specialise in working with  young people in schools and colleges to motivate, encourage and inspire them to overcome their barriers and reach their full potential.

 

Over the last 15 years Errol has worked with schools, churches, organisations and individuals in the UK, Europe, Africa and other parts of the world.

 

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YWTB 010: Social Media Engagement with Expert Katie Bacon

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YWTB 010: Social Media Engagement with Expert Katie Bacon
 

 

Social Media can be a Powerful tool to engage and support young people, if it’s used correctly.

 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Social Media Trainer, Consultant and Entrepreneur Katie Bacon and explore how to use Social Media effectively to engage with young people.

 

Katie delivers Social Media training and consultancy in the public, private and charitable sector.

 

During the last five years she has worked (online & offline) with a wide range of clients: Duke of Edinburgh HQ and the national teams, The Health Lottery, INCULSO EU project, Singapore Youth Service, practitioners from Galsgow, Falkirk, Blackburn, Newham, Lewisham, Camden, Bristol and numerous other public services.

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February 2nd, 2014|Podcast Category, Social media, Youth work|0 Comments

YWTB 009: Redundancy – 7 Steps to help you face it without being overcome with fear.

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The impact of redundancy can have serious implications if you’re not prepared.

In this eposide, Tony explores 7 practical steps to help you face redundancy without being over come with fear.

If you accept that nobody is safe from the threat of redundancy in this current climate and put these few things in place, rather than bury your head in the sand, you can face it without fear and stress.

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January 4th, 2014|Podcast Category, Youth work|0 Comments