Sex, alcohol and other drugs : exploring the links in young peoples lives /

For many young people, sexual activity and the use of alcohol and other drugs are entwined, while the support and education we offer them often treats these issues in isolation. Drawing heavily on the perspectives of young people, professionals and research, Sex, Alcohol and Other Drugs provides a m...

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Main Author: Lynch, Jeanie.
Other Authors: Blake, Simon, 1974-
Format: eBook
Published: London : National Children's Bureau, 2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""About the authors""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Foreword""; ""Why this resource, who is it for and how to use it?""; ""Who is it for?""; ""How was it developed?""; ""About the resource and how to use it""; ""1. Why is it important to explore the links between sex, alcohol and other drugs?""; ""What does the evidence from young people andresearch tell us about young people, sex, alcohol and other drugs?""; ""Some facts""; ""Exploring the issues""; ""Culture""; ""Self-discovery, exploration and risk""; ""Power and inclusion""
  • ""The impact of alcohol and other drugs on sexual risk-taking""""Vulnerability, inequalities and prejudice""; ""2. Education and support on sex, alcohol and other drugs""; ""What young people told us""; ""Young people's ideas for education settings""; ""Young people's ideas for health, community and other settings""; ""What professionals told us""; ""Being seen to condone sex, alcohol and other drugs""; ""Lack of confidence and skills""; ""Lack of resources""; ""3. Promoting dialogue
  • the implications for policy and practice""; ""Cultural change""
  • ""Developing education, services and support""""Young people's participation""; ""Policy development""; ""Effective partnerships""; ""Joined-up practice""; ""Developing skills""; ""Local contexts""; ""Help and support""; ""Professional development""; ""Working with parents and carers""; ""4. Practical ideas for developing work on sex, alcohol and other drugs""; ""One-to-one and outreach work""; ""Group work""; ""Knowledge and understanding""; ""Developing personal and social skills""; ""Values and beliefs""; ""Using arts and creative approaches""
  • ""Developing skills of participation, enquiry and research""""Peer work and active citizenship""; ""Young people as evaluators of services""; ""Using new technologies""; ""5. Continuing professional development""; ""Private reflection""; ""Evaluation of work""; ""Team work""; ""Staff team training""; ""Formal training""; ""PSHE certification""; ""A half-day session""; ""Reflection matrix""; ""Prompt questions for reflection matrix""; ""6. Useful resources and organisations""; ""Resources and further reading""; ""Useful organisations""; ""References""