In this guest blog exploring the value of mentoring support, authored by Tim Blake, Project Director of Starting Point, a Reading-based mentoring organisation.
In the latest VRU blog, Matthew Van Poortvliet, Director of Evidence and Understanding at the Youth Endowment Fund introduces the YEF intervention evidence toolkit, helping to summarise available evidence as to what works in preventing youth violence.
This latest blog by Anne Bell of the PSHE Association discusses the development of new resources for schools to explore the issue of drugs and violence with young people.
This guest blog by Dr Katy Smart of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford explores the importance of early-years brain development and the impact of trauma and stress, having profound impacts on mental and physical health.
In the latest blog, DCI Prescott-Mayling discusses the Thames Valley Together data project, which provides an innovation in sharing data to tackle root causes of violence.
Director Stan Gilmour uses the first VRU blog to provide partners an update on the planning for the coming year, our funding allocation and priorities.