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NSPCC Website

On the ‘NSPCC’ Website you can find out what child abuse is, how to spot the signs, who is affected and what you should do if you’re worried about a child. Each type of abuse has its own page on the website detailing all of the above. Each page also includes ‘Facts and Statistics’, and… Read more »

EXPECT RESPECT LEAFLET

The ‘EXPECT RESPECT’ website has a downloadable leaflet which contains information on: How you can help a friend or family member, if you think they are being abused. What a healthy relationship looks like. What some of the different types of abuse are, and how you may recognise them. There is also a page of… Read more »

Kooth

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 »

Children and Young People Domestic Abuse Policy 2018

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.

AVA – Against Violence and Abuse

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 »

Love is Respect

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

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 »

HOW TO – NOT TO RELATIONSHIP ABUSE WORK BOOK

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.