Hampshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (HSCP) and the Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Partnership (IOWSCP) are delighted to announce the launch of their first ever toolkit developed specifically for parents and carers, ‘Supporting your Adolescent’.
Adolescence is the phase of life between childhood and adulthood and is a time of major transition for children physically, emotionally and socially. The toolkit has been designed in collaboration with parents and carers, to provide information and help on a range of topics that can affect pre-teens and teenagers as they journey into adulthood.
The subjects featured in the toolkit were chosen specially by parents and carers, and the contents carefully compiled by a range of services across both Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The toolkit comprises of 10 themes, which are further broken further down into subthemes. The main themes cover:
Keeping adolescents safe outside the home Relationships