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What will we learn?

This week our focus is thinking about the ways in which we might intervene in the lives of children and young people who are experiencing vulnerability and risk. After completing …

Problems with touch

In the previous step we began to consider some of the problems that can be associated with touch. In her talk Moyra Hawthorn explained how some inappropriate experiences of touch …

Touch and communication

This talk is presented by guest speaker, Moyra Hawthorn. Moyra is Research Lecturer with CELCIS, the Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection, at the University of Strathclyde in …

Communication and children

In week 2 you were introduced to a number of different theorists who all offered different perspectives on how we can measure and assess the way in which children and …

Non-verbal communication

Verbal communication is vital but there are other ways in which we communicate and let people know how we are feeling, and these will be used even more frequently than …

Power and communication

Petrie identifies how issues of power and communication are inextricably interlinked: Throughout society there are groups and individuals who by their actions, including their interpersonal communications, exert power over others. …

Communication

Whether a communication is ‘good’ depends on how it is received in the situation and what is conveyed to the other person. A skilful communication enhances the other person’s experience …

What will we learn?

This week our focus is thinking about the way in which we communicate with children and young people and the challenges involved when working with those who are experiencing vulnerability …
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