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What happens when the chat is over?

A volunteer counsellor with Cyberhus.dk’s digital counselling has written a powerful account of Cyberhus’ counselling for our internal newsletter. We believe her story deserves a bit more attention, both to recognise the effort of our volunteers, but also to give people an understanding of the importance of anonymous digital counselling in general.Who... read more

Digital counselling for teenageboys is blooming!

The collaboration between TUBA (Therapy and counselling for Youth of Alcohol abusers) and Centre for Digital Youth Care has resulted in a brand new counselling platform, which operates as a community. There are no anonymous counsellors, instead there are coaches, each with their own unique story. This has prompted Danish teenage boys to get involved,... read more

Virtual self-harm

For some time, there has been a focus on the self-harming behavior of young people, e.g., cutting, eating disorders, excessive use of alcohol or other drugs, and self-directed violence. At Centre for Digital Youth Care, we know these issues from our own counselling on Cyberhus.dk, but in recent years we have also experienced digital self-harming behaviour.... read more

The use of IT and digital media in the field of pedagogy

Centre for Digital Youth Care has participated in a larger international project (Screenagers), where we have researched the use of IT and digital media in the field of pedagogy and social work. Our aim was to learn more about how these media can be used in a pedagogical practice, and how they contribute to the work of professionals, but also which... read more

2015: Cyberhus’ chat counselling last year!

2015 has been an active year for Centre for Digital Youth Care’s online counselling, Cyberhus.dk. Following a slight decline during the past couple of years, 2015 again saw a rise in the number of total “inquiries.” What is an inquiry? An inquiry, for example, covers a chat conversation, a post in the debate forum, a picture, or a comment on a... read more

When it hurts

During the month of January 2016, Cyberhus.dk focused on bullying. Unfortunately, a lot of children and young people in Denmark experience bullying, and bullying may cause people to suffer several damaging consequences, be it emotionally, mentally, and/or otherwise health-related. Read more about how youth themselves articulate the issue of bullying,... read more
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About Centre for Digital Youth Care

Since 2004, Centre for Digital Youth Care has worked to create, provide and guarantee professional help through digital media for vulnerable 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

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.

Read more about the work of the Danish helpline:

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.
Read the full article.