2011 // 08
Oversubscribed universities will leave many would-be students disappointed as A-level results are released this summer. Martin Saunders looks at the options available to school leavers who are unsure of their next step.
Staying sane in youth work
Youth workers face pressures from all sides and can often neglect their own mental health. Dr Rob Waller explores the issue and highlights some fundamentals for keeping mentally fit.
Dealing with Depression
As cases of depression among young people increase, Dr Kate Middleton considers adolescent characteristics that leave you ng people prone to depression and look s at how we can help.
Youth Ministry and the children of divorce
One of the world’s pre-eminent youth ministry thinkers, Dr A ndrew Root, writes from his extensive research on the effects that parental divorce can have on young people, and the vital role youth leaders can play during this time.
The silent epidemic, and me
Rachel Welch, Director of self-harm charity Selfharm.co.uk , tells her story from self-harm to healing and the part the church played in her journey - for better and for worse.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #1
Kate Middleton unpacks eating disorders.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #2
A session plan on Understanding self-harm, by Rachel Welch.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #3
A session plan considering the issues around bereavement and parental divorce, by Pete English.
ADAPTABLE MEETING GUIDE #4
A meeting guide looking at self-esteem, by Rebecca Hamer.