'Professionals' blog posts:
30 Oct 2013
New cross-government support strategy for care leavers launched
The government has launched a new strategy to support young leaving care.
28 Oct 2013
Launch of Uk’s First Self-Advocacy App for children and young people
‘Mind Of My Own’ (MOMO) is a new app for young people in and leaving care, launched in support of National Care Leavers Week 2013, on 29th October 2013 at the Access All Areas Conference in central London.
22 Oct 2013
MPs to Debate Mental Health Inpatient Services in a special debate
On Wednesday 23rd October MP Alan Johnson has called a debate in the House of Commons on inpatient mental health services for children and adolescents.
21 Oct 2013
Survey raises concerns about online safety and cyber-bullying.
A new survey has further raised concerns about children and young people’s safety online. The poll carried out by Anti-Bullying Alliance found that 55% of children were resigned to the fact that cyber-bullying was normal practice and a part of everyday li
18 Oct 2013
CAMHS Inpatient Services: Let us know your views!
YoungMinds wants to hear your views on Children and Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Services. Next Wednesday (23rd October) there will be a debate in the House of Commons and we will be passing on your views to MPs.
9 Oct 2013
Working in the new NHS structures
The new – and very complex - structures have now been set up and the organisations are developing their role and rapidly implementing new programmes of work.
4 Sep 2013
‘New Belongings’ Project Launch: Improving the lives of care leavers
Nine local authorities in England have signed up to a new project which aims to improve the lives of vulnerable young people leaving care. Run by the Care Leavers’ Foundation and funded by the Department for Education, the ‘New Belongings’ project hopes t
23 Aug 2013
The damage of an 'exam factory' schooling approach
Fears have been raised over the damage to education created by schools’ ‘exam factory’ approach. Concerns are being raised that children’s education is being damaged by an ‘exam factory’ approach to schooling, in relation to this years fallen GCSE grad
22 Aug 2013
Parent-led anxiety treatment could improve children’s lives
A new study conducted by the University of Reading has found that training parents in applying Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) may be an efficient and effective way of treating childhood anxiety disorders.
30 Jul 2013
Supporting children with mental health disorders
Roger Catchpole our Training and Development Manager recently did a live webchat with the Times Education Supplement talking about 'Supporting children with mental health disorders'