The Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit and Thames Valley Police have begun an innovative new process to identify children of a parent who is sent to prison, allowing a prompt offer of support for the whole family by the charity Children Heard & Seen.
Oxford Brookes University has been commissioned by the […]
The VRU’s Trauma Informed Practice Special Interest Group (SIG) met yesterday, bringing together professionals who are engaged in or working toward improving trauma informed practice.
Monday 3 October marks the launch of the Children’s Society #LookCloser campaign which raises awareness of child exploitation.
A new partnership project in Reading will be converting knives and other offensive weapons taken off the streets into a modern art sculpture. The project will work with local young people to design the sculpture while also helping to educate on the dangers and consequences of knife crime.
In this latest blog, Sgt Russ Massie, VRU lead for Child Centred Policing, discusses the importance of Schools Policing
This International Women’s Day today (8 March), Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit has been accredited as a White Ribbon status organisation, committed to ending male violence towards women.
Today we mark the Day of Hope 2021, marking what would have been Damilola Taylor’s birthday.
It is an opportunity to celebrate the huge potential of young people and to increase our support for them.
7 December is the Day of Hope 2021, marking what would have been Damilola Taylor’s birthday. It is an opportunity to celebrate young people, their potential and all they offer our communities. Get involved in promoting the Day of Hope 2021.
Looking ahead to the Day of Hope on 7 December 2021, Thames Valley VRU was represented at a Downing Street reception.
In the latest VRU blog, former Headteacher Tom Goodenough discusses exclusion – what no Head wants to do, but is often left no option
80 Sandhurst schoolchildren benefited from a powerful educational event with the Kiyan Prince Foundation, helping them to understand the dangers of knife crime and drugs and the importance of making positive life choices.