One Complete

Posted by   eddie   |   Categories :   YoungSmith Blog

When you push to “go” button on a pilot you just have to ride that wave! YoungSmith One completed in June. Doing a daily blog seemed a good idea at the time! It is with great delight s who completed the that I can tell you that all of our youngsmithers who completed achieved 2 […]

July 14, 2016

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Good Deeds

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We’ve been sharing ideas and discussing how it is possible to change your life round. There is a very simple way! Ladies and gentlemen I present to you GOOD DEEDS! Do the dishes for yer Ma. Help an old lady across the road (don’t steal her purse, it defeats the purpose), get a stuck cat […]

May 16, 2016

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Voices

Posted by   eddie   |   Categories :   YoungSmith Blog

As part of YoungSmith we have one to one chats with our smithers. There is also the possibility to meet with our in house counsellor. It is vital to give check in with our smithers to give them a voice.  To check how they are, what they are thinking and to give them a chance to […]

May 11, 2016

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Goal Setting

Posted by   eddie   |   Categories :   YoungSmith Blog

It’s all about goals. Not the football kind but the personal kind. The first process in YoungSmith is about meeting yourself. Who are you? What do you think? Are you happy with yourself? What do you want for the future? Questions, questions… I know. This is an entirely new concept to most our Smithers. No-one […]

May 10, 2016

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Flying Friday

Posted by   eddie   |   Categories :   YoungSmith Blog

Week three ends. Work continues on our educational element. All our smithers are on course and are managing well. No surprise to us, a bit of a surprise to some of our smithers and I suspect a big surprise to some of our referrers! The John Muir Award section of the programme is now also underway. […]

May 9, 2016

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Halfway Three

Posted by   eddie   |   Categories :   YoungSmith Blog

So here we are, halfway through week 3 already. It never ceases to up lift me, working with young people. Especially those who are swept under the  carpet. Our current smithers set me on fire. What a joy to see the progression in only a couple of weeks. Society is missing out. Roll on Friday.   […]

May 4, 2016

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Week 3 Begins

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Nae chips and burgers here! Week 3 began with a great spirit. All our crew are telling us that they are very happy and their effort shows it. Bearing in mind that these young folks are not generally accepted by programmes. I’m delighted to say that we have a 90% attendance record so far. One […]

May 3, 2016

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Week 2 What a Blast!

Posted by   eddie   |   Categories :   Uncategorized, YoungSmith Blog

Again, the end of another week. Once more my hat is off to our brilliant young people. Relationships are great and our group and education work is braw indeed. The first part of outcome one of Personal Awareness is already complete. Remember, these are real SVQ qualifications…. Roll on next week! Click on the links […]

April 29, 2016

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KABO in the Morning

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Each day begins with an hour in our local friendly boxing club. Breakfast is served, with a view to food as fuel followed up by good honest exercise. By eating the right things we are learning how to build an energy bank in the morning to keep us going and our minds sharp for the […]

April 27, 2016

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First Week Down

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  So our first week happened! On friday we were introduced to our John Muir Award. The week has been a lot to take in for our YoungSmithers. I very happy that our first week review scored highly. Roll on Tuesday… we’ll be getting down to you SVQ content introduction… Hats off to our participants. Coming to […]

April 25, 2016

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