Entries by Anne Marie Carrie from 10/2011

Lost in Transition - Our Duty to Help Young People to Build Their Futures

| Posted 10.04.2011 | UK

These are strange and unusual times. Daily news reports inform us that the markets are in turmoil over debt concerns. We hear that unemployment is on the rise - particularly amongst young people.

Government Cuts Could Store up Problems for the Future If Vital Children's Services Aren't Protected

| Posted 10.09.2011 | UK

We want the Government as a whole to act now to mitigate the risk of failing to maintain investment in early intervention, which could ultimately lead to greater longer term problems, such as more children being taken into care. By planning carefully, and involving the voluntary sector in ensuring money given to local authorities for early intervention schemes is spent wisely, local and national government can avoid giving with one hand and taking with the other.

The Financial Crisis will Become a Financial Catastrophe for Poor Families This Winter

| Posted 10.20.2011 | UK

Fuel poverty is increasingly a worrying reality for millions of families in the UK - and if forecasters are right this winter is going to be one of the toughest in many years.

Where Now for Parenting - the Discipline Challenge of Our Age

| Posted 10.25.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Few would dispute that discipline is an important element in raising children to become well-adjusted adults. However, after the riots of this summer, the debate rages about what sort of discipline children need, and whose responsibility it is to administer it.