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Working in childcare - What are the options?

If you want to work with children, there are many options open to you. Working in childcare - Information for school leavers We have more information on the following types of work: Working in a breakfast, after-school club or holiday scheme Working in a nursery Working in…

HEYA – Mental Health and Wellbeing (MH&W) Bronze award

There has never been a better time to focus on mental health and wellbeing in early years. The EYFS 2021 states: ‘Children’s personal, social and emotional development (PSED) is crucial for children to lead healthy and happy lives and is fundamental to their cognitive development.…

The Sentence and Types of Prison

The Sentence There are four types of sentence the court can impose: Discharge Fines Community Punishments Imprisonment Types of Prison The type of prison a person goes to is dependent on level of risk, defined as: Category A: Offenders who would be very dangerous to…

Downloadable resources for when working with prisoners' families - information about the criminal justice system

Information for workers and parents to aid their understanding of the criminal justice system and of practical help that is available from specialist organisations.

Downloadable resources for when working with prisoners' families - other support materials

Information for workers and families about issues that family members may be experiencing related to a family member being in prison.

Background and Theory

Background It is estimated that around 160,000 children have a parent in prison each year. They are a vulnerable group at risk of poor outcomes, three times more likely to have mental health problems or to engage in antisocial behaviour than their peers. Nearly two…

Downloadable resources for when working with prisoners' families - Child's Journey

The child's journey resources were compiled by Eileen Thompson, Lead Behaviour Support Teacher, Oxfordshire County Council on behalf of Thames Valley Partnership, and are designed to be used when working with a child throughout the significant events.  Others have been sourced from organisations as shown…

The Cycle of Change

This model is commonly used in the field of substance misuse and is broadly applicable to change in a variety of settings. It is important to underline that the cycle of change serves as an indicator, not as a prescriptive stage by stage approach. No…

Complying with Equality Act 2010

To abide by the Government's Equality Act 2010, employers should ensure that there are no hidden age barriers in your selection and promotion processes – e.g. aim to place advertisements in publications read by a range of age groups. You should also make sure that…

Marketing your service - Know your existing customers

What information do you have? What do you know about your existing customers – who are they and why do they use your setting? What do they particularly like about it, and what bothers them? A simple survey can help you to get up-to-date information…

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