Indicators

These are the indicators that outcomes are being met:

Confidence: Sharing opinions. Active participation in activities. Taking responsibility. Taking the lead. Taking part in events. Public speaking. Trying new things.

Resilience: Coping with change. Coping when things go wrong. Coping with challenge. Positive decision making. Regular attendance. Bouncing back.

Self Esteem: They feel positive about themselves. They are proud of where they come from. Not afraid to try new things. Complete tasks. Optimistic. Take the lead. Set goals.

Aspiration: Committed to finishing school. Sitting exams. Applying for university. Applying for apprenticeships. Attending informal and formal training. Volunteering. Taking the lead. Tries things beyond known capability.

Mental Health: Able to maintain positive relationships. Stable mood. Engaging well with others. Empathetic or sympathetic to others. Positive active participation. Managing emotions well. Attend mental health awareness training. Ask for help.

Physical Health: Maintain a healthy weight. Weight loss. Not smoking or vaping. Not using drugs or alcohol. Awareness of the health impacts of diet, smoking, taking drugs and drinking alcohol. Being physically active. Taking part in regular sports. Promoting sports participation to others. Encourage and support others to have a healthy lifestyle. Positive attitude towards self-image.

Risky Behavior: Asking for help. Knowing where to go for support, advice and guidance. Taking responsibility for own actions. Supporting friends. Not succumbing to peer pressure. Positive disclosure. Making informed decisions. Reduced teenage pregnancy. Reduced teenage parenting. Reduced drug or alcohol use. Knowing how to stay safe.

Skills: Able to recognize own skills. Using their skills. Improving or refining existing skills. Developing new skills. Recognising strengths and weaknesses. Completing informal and formal training. Accreditation. Volunteering. Sharing skills with others. Teaching others. Supporting other in their learning.

Social Isolation: Regular attendance at an SYCT service. Regular attendance at another services/activities. Friendships formed in SYCT that extend beyond SYCT services.

Relationships: Improved relationships between children under 5 and parents/carers. New friendships formed. Positive friendships and support networks between parents. Healthy relationships between young people. Able to resolve conflict. Supporting friends. Understanding personal and professional boundaries. Showing respect for others, their points of view and their differences.  

Voice: Joining SYCT or other young leaders groups/programmes. Taking part in social action projects. Being involved in decision making in home, school, syct service or elsewhere. Taking part in youth events. Taking part in consultation.

Perspective: Accessing new opportunities. Trying new things. Meeting new people. Finding or being a positive role model. Travelling outside of postcode.