As a fully commissioned service from Cheshire East County Council, Kooth.com is a free, safe, confidential and non-stigmatised way for young people to receive counselling, advice and support on-line. This very popular service is used by large numbers of young people and delivers over 20,000 counselling sessions each year. Staffed by fully trained and qualified… Read more »
This policy and practice guidance sets out how the needs of children and young people in Cheshire East will be identified and assessed, and the range of services open to them to assist them in feeling and being safe, secure and able to thrive.
The AVA project based in London has created this Teenage Relationship Abuse site for those working with young people, it clearly explains the types of abuse, forced marriage, sexual assaults and more drawing on examples in the media such as Hollyoaks. The site also gives clear guidance on how to approach the topic with young… Read more »
This site is also American so the contacts on the pages are not useful. Although it is full of information and resources, use the navigations tabs at the top of the page. Be warned though that the font is quite small and people have feed back it can be difficult to source materials. It does… Read more »
Shine is an NHS sexual health service for young people. This site directs young people to local Shine clinics and workers. The site has basic information on many different areas of relationships from sexual orientation to safe sex and an information page on teenage relationship abuse. There is also a professionals and carers section which… Read more »
This is a healthy relationships work book that young people can use individually or exercises can be used in group. Each chapter explains a different area of abuse and then sets questions to test the reader’s knowledge.
Rise above is a site for teenagers that covers many areas of life they might be worried about. It’s clear precise information presented through videos and articles. Young people particularly like the games section that also promotes learning.
REaDAPt toolkit was created by Keele University which trialled educational intervention programmes in Stoke-on-Trent, France, and Spain, and using feedback from schools involved in the trial created the educational toolkit. This toolkit can be used with young people aged 12 – 18 and comes with clear aims and lesson plans. What is particularly good in… Read more »