The Young People sector
Explore the Stars available for youth work
Services in the youth work sector are often focused on many different aspects of a young person’s life, working with them to facilitate their development and to help them reach their full potential.
Services in this sector can range from open-access services such as youth centres through to targeted services such as for young people leaving care to live independently.
The Planning Star is a Star designed for use with unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people (from the very young up into their mid-twenties) who are separated from their families. This Star can also be used with those who have come unaccompanied to this country to settle with relatives in the UK. The Star helps to provide good practice benchmarks and specifically addresses the complex needs and challenges for the sector.
My Star can be used with children in families receiving services, looked after by foster carers or in a children’s home. My Star has been designed primarily for use with children aged between 7-14 and is ideal for capturing the child’s voice and perspective in family support work.
My Mind Star
The My Mind Star is designed for use in early intervention services that aim to prevent the onset or development of mental illness, and to fill the gap before a mental illness is diagnosed. It may also be used to support young people in managing mental illness, both diagnosable mental illnesses and including low mood, stress, anxiety, sleepnessness or self-help.
The Shooting Star has been specifically designed for use with young people in education settings, to support and measure broader goals outside of academic achievement.
The Student Star has been designed for use with young people with additional needs, in a college or education setting.
Support Star (Young People)
The Support Star (Young People) is designed for use with young people facing serious illness.
The Teen Star is a version of the Outcomes Star that has been designed for use with young adults experiencing substance misuse issues and other complex needs.
Young Person’s Star
The Young Person’s Star has been designed for use with young people moving into independent living, such as care leavers.
The Youth Star is the version of the Outcomes Star designed for universal youth work in community settings.