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A Guide for Education Settings Supporting Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Needs Which Have Arisen from COVID-19

A guide has been produced by Yorkshire & the Humber Children & Young People’s Mental Health Clinical Network, for education settings on how to respond to mental health and emotional wellbeing needs which have arisen because of COVID-19.

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Leigh Middleton NYA CEO interview with sky news

YWU Y&H Newsletter – In the Loop no 7.

Youth Work Unit Yorkshire and Humber – In the Loop No 7

International Youth Day 2020

Yorkshire and the Humber young people celebrate International Youth Day 2020, sharing their voice watch their film.

The Safety Net is Gone Aug 20

Understanding the impact of child poverty on the lives of children and families in England: a survey of social workers.
“Respondents (Social Workers) overwhelmingly told us that the lack of support services in local communities had a negative impact on the families they work with, and led to situations escalating in severity as there was little scope for preventative work. Cuts to child and adolescent mental health services were most frequently cited by respondents, but children’s centres, youth services, libraries and cuts to more preventative aspects of local authority children’s services (e.g. early help) were also mentioned frequently by respondents.”

Putting children first in future lockdowns – England’s Children’s Commissioner

The Children’s Commissioner has published principles and actions she believes are needed to make children’s wellbeing a priority in planning for any future lockdown. Emphasising that schools should be kept open wherever possible, the report says this can be ensured during subsequent waves of Covid-19 by focussing on suppression of the virus within the wider community; giving schools extra help (both guidance and resources) to reduce transmission; and scaling up surveillance and monitoring of infections within schools

The State Of Child Poverty 2020

Buttle UK have published The State of Child Poverty 20 – a unique insight into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic inside the homes of some of the most vulnerable families in the UK

Youth homelessness among care-experienced people in England and Wales

Comparing homelessness policies for care-experienced young people across England and Wales

In the Loop no. 6

In the Loop no. 6 

Covid-19 You will be able to find resources to help you and young people keep calm, stay connected and be safe. Each section has downloadable resources and links to other useful sites to support youth workers or use with young people. Please visit Youth Work Support concerning Covid-19