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The positive impact of structured surfing courses on the wellbeing of vulnerable young people.

  title={The positive impact of structured surfing courses on the wellbeing of vulnerable young people.},
  author={Cath Godfrey and Hannah Devine-Wright and Joe Taylor},
  journal={Community practitioner : the journal of the Community Practitioners' \& Health Visitors' Association},
  volume={88 1},
Involvement in positive leisure activities is a key way for young people to develop resilience and social and emotional skills. [...] Key Result The intervention resulted in a significant and sustained increase in wellbeing. One year later, 70% of clients regularly attend a surf club and many have become trained as session volunteers. Parents and referrers noticed an increase in positive attitude and better communication, as well as improved self-management and behaviour at both home and school It is concluded…Expand
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