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Auxiliary Child & Youth Care Workers should not supervise

The South African child and youth care system faces a crisis.  Recently the CYC profession received a considerable boost in professional recognition with registration now legally required for all child and youth care workers.  This ensures that the profession is … Continue reading

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Social Workers should not supervise Child & Youth Care Workers

It is required of both social workers and child & youth care workers to be registered with the South African Council for Social Services Professions, and no-one may use the title “social worker” or “child & youth care worker” who … Continue reading

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Spiral Dynamics, Values and Social Change

Great News! Registration for the upcoming workshop is now open. Date: 20 & 21 June 2019, 9am – 3pm Venue: MTR Smit Children’s Haven, Port Elizabeth Cost: R600 per person (payments made before the workshop).  For quotations for payments that … Continue reading

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How to respond to bullying

Question of the day: My child is being bullied at school.  How should I handle it? Too often do we hear people say things like: “It’s a normal part of growing up”, “We all went through that”, and “It will … Continue reading

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Ten keys to effective child discipline

Originally posted on 2 January 2015 on the WordPress Blog “Called to Parent”.  I think it is still relevant…. When I work with parents I am often asked about child discipline, and so I will present some ideas here.  These … Continue reading

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Discipline in schools… why is it all gone?

Discipline in schools… why is it all gone? By Werner van der Westhuizen “Since we are no longer allowed to discipline children in schools, everything is falling apart.” This is an argument I have heard from teachers and encountered on … Continue reading

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