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Resettlement of young people leaving custody: Lessons from the literature update: July 2013

Bateman, T and Hazel, N 2013, Resettlement of young people leaving custody: Lessons from the literature update: July 2013 , Other, Beyond Youth Custody, University of Salford: University of Bedfordshire.

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Abstract

This paper is the first in a series of quarterly updates intended to outline the latest available lessons from research about resettlement of young offenders. It provides an overview of the relevant literature published in the period since Beyond Youth Custody’s extensive review of the literature on the resettlement of young people from custody was published in April 2013. It highlights that the number of children in custody has continued to fall. While clearly welcome, this presents challenges for the secure estate especially in terms of resettlement provision. It outlines some of the proposed changes to the secure estate such as decommissioning of places in establishments, new healthcare standards and the government’s consultation around the intention to redesign the secure estate to put education at the heart of provision. It summarises the findings of a recent small-scale qualitative study with girls in a YOI, highlighting key factors that encourage girls and young women to engage with resettlement services.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: resettlment, youth justice, juvenile justice, imprisonment, after care
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Publisher: Beyond Youth Custody
Funders: Big Lottery Fund
Depositing User: Professor Neal Hazel
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2013 16:38
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 23:43
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/29501

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