Category Archives: Resources for young people

The Great V.I.P. Give Away

As part of our 20th Aniversary celebration we are giving away some of our resources free to schools that we have been involved with for many years. We have already contacted many of the schools and they are delighted to … Continue reading

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Fun in the Schools

Working inside schools teaching the children about safety and violence prevention continues to be rewarding, fun, hard work and thought provoking. I asked the nursery class who they could tell if they had sad feeling and a little boy replied, … Continue reading

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Some V. I.P. statistics from us

Over the last 3 years we have delivered V.I.P. in 91 new schools We delivered V.I.P. to 26,600 children We worked with 1,142 teachers We provided consultancy and support to 50 teachers. We provided support to 990 young people and … Continue reading

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school-based abuse prevention programmes

It works, is effective and does not cost much. Research has shown that to provide the V.I.P. programme is a school costs just over £300 and a disclosure of abuse costs just £21. A disclosure of abuse can mean early … Continue reading

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V.I.P. Research

The V.I.P. Programme research was carried out in partnership with 18u, the University of Dundee and Dundee Education Department. It is top quality research and over 8 papers have now been published on it in peer reviewed International Journals. Results … Continue reading

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Support for Deaf Survivors

For many months now we have had workers and volunteers on accredited training course in deaf awareness and British sign language. Though not yet fully accredited, our workers have been practising their skills with children, young people and anyone else … Continue reading

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Getting ready for action!

The end of the school holidays is rapidly approaching which means our work will soon change. The end of holidays takes us back into the schools to deliver the V.I.P. sessions to school children. While this is a lot of … Continue reading

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Jenni’s Story in Russian

A wonderfully talented volunteer who speaks several languages is to translate Jenni’s Story into Russian for us. When done we will make it available as a free download from the web site so that parents in other parts of the … Continue reading

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V.I.P. Freebees

Some schools are cashing in on our latest promotion and getting the resources at a greatly reduced cost. Only schools who receive our training can apply for this as it means the school will be better able to deliver the … Continue reading

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Disney partner

Our partnership with the Disney store continues to supply us with toys and equipment which we share with the young people and children using our services. These toys have damaged packaging or are being replaced with newer toys. Surplus is … Continue reading

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