Tag Archives: Lancashire County Council

CHILDREN’S VOICES MATTER

Child protection is a complex issue. When I was researching The Lost Child project for Lancashire County Council, I was truly unprepared for the information that I had to sift through. I was naïve. I’d had a happy and loving … Continue reading

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GROWING UP WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  Do parents in violent relationships have any idea of the impact domestic violence has on children? Even if a child makes a fuss, some parents are in denial, because domestic violence is so much part of the way the … Continue reading

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LISTEN TO THE CHILDREN

In the UK, there is an organisation called FAMILIES NEED FATHERS :  http://www.fnf.org.uk/ This is a quote from their website: FAMILIES NEED FATHERS seeks to obtain  for the children, the best possible blend of both parents in the lives of children; enough … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION AT CHRISTMAS

Spare a thought for the people who may not have a happy Christmas in your neighbourhood. They could be living next door to you. At this time of year, I think about the thousands who are living with someone suffering … Continue reading

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AWARD WINNING FILM

This award winning project was one of the last for Turning Point Theatre Company. Commissioned by Lancashire County Council, the project started life as a three day training programme for those working at the cutting edge of child protection. A … Continue reading

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