Category Archives: young offenders

Leaving the Youth Offending Service

Friday was my last day at the Youth Offending Service (YOS), it was also my last working day in London and in the U.K., at least for the forseeable future. Australia and a new set of challenges beckons. A combination … Continue reading

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A visit to the Youth Offending Team

Low Self Esteem comes in through the door Behavioural Difficulty enters reception Anger, Anger and Anger give their names. Poverty slumps on a worn out chair releases a sigh and wonders where Opportunity is. Poor Parenting is called into an … Continue reading

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