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Since 2004, Centre for Digital Youth Care has worked to create, provide and guarantee professional help through digital media for vulnerable young people. Our focal point is our online youth counseling Cyberhus.dk which implements approx. 8000 consultative interactions with vulnerable young people each year. Read more about Centre for Digital Youth Care.

Cases from cyberhus.dk

Take a look at our samples of consultative interactions with young people, and users, of Cyberhus.

Enable – European network against bullying

Centre for Digital Youth Care is participating in a European Daphne project against bullying that seeks to support and foster young people’s well-being on-and offline. Read more about Enable.


Screenagers is a research project examining the use of ICT in the field of pedagogy. How are we best able to take advantage of ICT’s potential in a pedagogical framework? Read more about Screenagers.

Skills Connect

With Skills Connect, we consider how young people develop work related skills through volunteering, and assess how we can support young people to effectively develop skills that directly can contribute to their opportunities of employment. Read more about Skills Connect.

Danish helpline

Centre for Digital Youth Care’s digital counselling in Cyberhus deals with internet-related issues, as a part of the EU Insafe program, and has served as the Danish helpline in close collaboration with Save the Children Denmark, and the Council for Children and Young People since 2009. Read more about Insafe and Safer Internet Programme.

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Cyberhus – online counselling
CfDP’s project, Cyberhus, is an online socio-educational clubhouse for young people which offers various activities and features, for example counselling via problem pages and chatrooms. Read the full article.

Safer Internet Centre Denmark
CfDP, and two other organisations, part of Safer Internet Centre Denmark​, work to support children and young people’s digital well-being and safety.
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Cyberhus 2016 – news and trends

2016 has been an eventful year for Cyberhus. In july, Centre for Digital Youth Care (CfDP) introduced a new mobile- and tablet friendly design to Cyberhus.dk which has resulted in more visitors. We are also excited that four municipalities have joined our chat counselling, and this number, at the minimum, is expected to join us during 2017, too. However,... Læs indlæg

A group for gamers

Last fall of 2015, we were contacted by two employees from Aarhus Youth Centre of the municipality of Aarhus, regarding a presentation on gaming and gaming-culture. They had a group of boys who played computer to the extent that their school-, family- and social lives suffered tremendously. Shortly hereafter, Thoke Thomsen with Aarhus Youth Centre,... Læs indlæg

Gaming is not (just) for fun!

We find ourselves in a time of upheaval in which the gaming industry is growing at an exceptional speed and almost all young people are gaming - and yet, the “nerd” label from peers, and worrying looks of parents and professionals, are as heavy as 10 years ago - or 20, for that matter. But the so-called nerds use their spare time in a highly developing... Læs indlæg

Digital presence

Bliing. The sound indicating that a young person has entered our chatroom. A sound which means that all attention is directed at my computer and the person behind the screen somewhere in Denmark. I see that it is a 16-year-old girl, and I begin by writing “Hi. How are you right now?” A conversation has begun. A conversation in which presence is... Læs indlæg

Innovative collaboration creates strong youth counselling

Initiating a collaboration with Danish municipalities at Centre for Digital Youth Care concerning municipal chats on Cyberhus.dk, we co-create an entirely new way of thinking about youth counselling. We combine our collective experiences and skills, resulting in an even stronger online youth counselling in Denmark. Læs indlæg

MitAssist (MyAssist): When a counselling service for boys is working

In November, the team behind MitAssist, that is, Centre for Digital Youth Care and TUBA, carried out a project day concerning online boy's counselling. This past year, we have had a lot of interesting experiences in this area through MitAssist.dk, which we shared on our project day. Læs indlæg

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