30 Mar 2011

Young woman’s experience of using online communities as a therapeutic tool

[Translate] Copyright Kari Brooks Young woman’s experience of using online communities as a therapeutic tool I was invited by Katie Bacon of Online Youth Outreach to write a blog about my experiences of using social media and the online world as part of Youth Work Online’s Month Of Action. At first this seemed... Read More
25 Mar 2011

Training session on how to use social media to enable young people to express their view about local mental health services

[Translate] I delivered a consultation session for CERNIS to explore the opportunities and practical use of social software to engage and enable children and young persons participation in influencing the delivery, design and commissioning of an website to influence how mental health services for children and young people are developed and... Read More
15 Mar 2011

Digital Media project with homeless young people

[Translate] Digital Projects at The Connection at St. Martins. Chris Andrew, Project Worker at The Connection at St.Martins. Chris attended Online Youth Outreach 2 day social media course and it’s great to hear about the innovative and creative digital media work that has be co-developed and delivered with the young people... Read More
11 Mar 2011

YouTube Generation & YouTube safety tools

[Translate] Specialist digital marketing agency Digital Clarity (www.digital-clarity.com) on Tuesday published a survey of 1,300 British mobile internet users below the age of 25 which showed that most use a mobile device to talk to friends about the show they are watching. Eight out of 10 respondents to the poll... Read More
7 Mar 2011

The Commons Education Committee launches an online discussion with young people as part of its ongoing inquiry into Services for Young People.

[Translate] The Education Committee has teamed up with leading online student community The Student Room to consult its 500,000 young members about which services they use. It wants to hear from young people aged 13 to 25 on subjects including what out-of-school activities they do, whether they volunteer, their views on... Read More
2 Mar 2011

Using social media to promote positive mental health for Young People, Young Minds UK

[Translate] I was contacted by Seema from Young Minds (twitter YoungMindsUK) to prepare and deliver a 1 day training session for a mixed group of young people and members from the Young Minds team from across the UK. Young Minds is the leading charity committed to improve the emotional well... Read More