Entries by youthworkhacks

Exploring Emotional Health – by Liz Edge

Great new guest post this week by Liz Edge. A quality professional youth worker with a passion for emotional health. Check out her new book at www.liz-edge.co.uk It was through adolescence that I began to feel a void in dialogue between my Christian faith, and being diagnosed with anxiety and depression. No one seemed to […]

An open letter to Nitin Passi, CEO of Missguided reg. their ‘Send Me Nudes’ sign

Below is an open letter to the CEO of Missguided regarding a reckless sign put up in their Bluewater store. Kudos to Rachel Gardner for finding this and bringing it to the youthwork community’s attention. Credit also to Rachel for starting this petition online. Please sign and share! Please consider writing / tweeting to them […]

What actually makes us relevant?

Relevancy is a word we throw around, and rightly so! It’s essential, as effective youth workers, to be relevant to young people. What we mean by this, however, dramatically varies depending on who you talk to. Immersion – Being Just Like Them For some, being relevant means being just like them. So the youth worker […]