Tag Archives: Youth

Name.Narrate.Navigate: a program for young people who use violence in their families

Name.Narrate.Navigate (NNN) is a program exploring trauma-informed, culturally-sensitive responses to family and domestic violence by young people. NNN, works with young people who have committed family and domestic violence; are identified at risk of coming into contact with the justice system for same; or who live in family and community contexts with high rates of family and domestic violence. The program also works to upskill practitioners in a range of sectors to work with these young people in ways that address the spectrum of violence, abuse and trauma from victimisation through perpetration. Continue reading

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Australia’s Shame – some thoughts on the treatment of youth in detention

I’ve just watched the Four Corners program on the treatment of youth (mainly Indigenous) in detention in Northern Territory – Australia’s Shame. Like many others I found the horrific video of the treatment of teenagers shocking and very disturbing. There … Continue reading

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Shout Out youth forum – reflections

We had a great forum! The youth facilitators did a marvelous job and everybody seemed to work hard. The pace was quite quick and seemed to go down well (an overview of the agenda is here). We wondered how the … Continue reading

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Shout Out youth forum – planning

Our planning for the youth forum is progressing. It feels like it is going to be Art of Hosting on speed! I met with students from the TAFE youth work course, Council staff and people from the Salvation Army youth … Continue reading

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Youth Forum

I’m helping to facilitate a youth forum as part of the City of Newcastle’s 2030 community consultations. We are planning to use world cafe,  open space and creative workshops. I was asked to facilitate it but, after our initial discussion, … Continue reading

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