A Network for Everyone Working Professionally with Children and Youth in Care
Our Discussion Group
CYC-Net runs a Child and Youth Care dedicated discussion group on Facebook. This group was previously email based.
A message sent in this group, once moderated, will be distributed to all members in the group. Members may take note of the message, respond to it, or simply ignore it if it is of no interest to them.
Our Child and Youth Care discussion group is at https://www.facebook.com/groups/intcycnet
After joining the Child and Youth Care discussion group, post group messages here.
Some guidelines on posting messages on our groups
The CYC-Net discussion group can be used for providing general Child and Youth Care information (conferences, courses, new books, etc), for requests for help and information (for literature on a given subject, for a "what can I do when ..." issue) and for discussion on any relevant Child and Youth Care issues of the day.
Try to keep messages as short and to the point as possible. Long, unwieldy messages tend to lose the interest of the reader.
Archived Discussion Threads
Check if your question hasn't already been previously answered. Selected threads from past Child and Youth Care discussion group posts can be found on this page: https://www.cyc-net.org/threads
Our group moderators may, from time to time, send a direct message to someone who has posted on the group ie. bypassing the group members.
Moderating includes three aspects:
- When a group member is not being helped by the discussion around a question, a moderator may step in to offer information, suggest further reading or recommend a resource.
- To keep posted material within the ethics of our field and within the posting rules set out on each discussion group.
- Removing any incriminating, discriminatory, or legally contentious information.
Normal internet etiquette (netiquette) applies. Only postings directly relevant to the field of Child and Youth Care will be approved by our moderators. No commercial advertising or self-promotion will be accepted, although we will, from time to time, allow promotional postings from our financial supporters. Links to external web sites which might contain relevant information might also from time to time be posted inside discussions. This will be at the discretion of the editors of CYC-Net. In these cases, CYC-Net does not endorse the views or content of any external site.
Probably the dominant language is going to be English, but as CYC-Net is a world-wide network, be aware of such things as time zones, spelling differences, cultural sensitivities, local customs etc.
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