Do I Help Minors (People Under 18 Years Of Age)?

I do not provide any services to people under 18 years of age, even if accompanied by a parent, guardian, official or carer.

I used to have a Queensland Government issued Blue Card (holders of such cards are subject to an ongoing Police security clearance, vetting and monitoring) and could thus legally work with unaccompanied minors, however there are several reasons, not all outlined here, I do not provide any services to people below the age of 18.

I first applied for a Blue Card on 13 September 2006 and continually held one until my latest one (renewed every 3 years) expired on 27 September 2019. In all this time I never provided services to anyone under 18. Maintaining a Blue Card registration involves ongoing costs, both financial and particularly, administrative; so my time and resources are best spent elsewhere.

Children like me, and I did extremely well as a step-parent (link to article in due course), despite having personally suffered from poor parenting (and from a nasty stepmother) myself. I dislike the idea of professionally working with children however, partly due to the type of deafness I have had since a small child, and within reason, I even avoid them in day to day life when I can, such as grocery stores soon after school hours.

The Blue Card system is a great initiative – we need to do all we can to protect children from predators. You may find some of the resources on my Anti Child Abuse page helpful (link to follow).

If parents, guardians or carers want children to benefit from my Subconscious Mind Change Therapy techniques, they can learn it themselves and then help the children with what they have learned.

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