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Understanding conflict and how to navigate it

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Conflict is a part of life for everyone – whoever you are. But we’re not always given the tools to navigate it. In this episode, we talk to experts about how to navigate conflict – and even turn it into something that can be a force for good. Listen in to hear what happens when we’re in conflict (or avoiding it), and how we can learn to navigate it better, plus top tips.

Why do young people carry knives?

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What don’t the headlines show? This episode, we talk to people working directly with young people affected. We take a closer look to understand young people’s perspectives, the challenges they face and how parents, adults and services can better support young people.

How can we reduce youth violence?

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In our first episode, we ask the big question: how can we reduce serious youth violence? We look at what can lead to violence, and what can make a difference. We talk about how to improve relationships with the police and young people, why role models matter, educating young people, race and parenting.

Uniting Against Violence Trailer

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Uniting against violence is a podcast about how we can reduce serious youth violence in our communities. ​​It’s made by parents for parents, carers and anyone who wants to understand more and take action.

Noise, neighbours and how to approach it

Noise from your neighbours can feel like one of the hardest things to resolve well. We know it’s a bigger issue than normal after months of lockdown, and it can have a huge impact on our wellbeing. But there are small steps you can take to try and improve the situation (or stop it getting worse).

Navigating Christmas

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If you’re facing tricky decisions because of coronavirus, on top of the usual Christmas tensions, this is the episode for you!

Mediation as a way forward

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Starting with practical questions of how you might get a mediator, or suggest to someone that mediation might be helpful. We look at things to bear in mind while doing that, and finally how mediation techniques can help us counteract polarisation.

The power of mediation

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We look at how mediation can help transform seemingly hopeless situations. How from the courts, to the workplace to the street, mediation creates a space where people travel from toxic conflict to relief.

Stuck in a loop

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What can we do when we keep having the same issue or argument with someone? We look at how and why arguments repeat themselves, and how to break the cycle.

Breaking the silence

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What if someone isn’t telling you what’s going on? Maybe you suspect they’re annoyed with you, or maybe you’ve had an argument and everything’s gone silent since…. We discuss opening up a conversation.

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