Custody to community : How young people cope with release

Hazel, N ORCID: and Bateman, T 2015, Custody to community : How young people cope with release , Other, Nacro / Beyond Youth Custody, London.

PDF - Published Version
Download (478kB) | Preview


This report identifies a gap in knowledge about the way young people experience the transition from custody back into the community. The early days to weeks following release can be an overwhelmingly stressful experience for young people, while some navigate this period relatively smoothly, the dominant theme is that young people find it hard to cope and feel disorientated when adjusting to life in the community. This relates to adjustments to the sudden change in environment and life regime, and the renegotiation of relationships. The report identifies recommendations for practitioners and policy makers to ease the transition process in order to allow for longer-term success in resettlement.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Publisher: Nacro / Beyond Youth Custody
Related URLs:
Funders: Big Lottery Fund
Depositing User: Professor Neal Hazel
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2015 11:17
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 18:34

Actions (login required)

Edit record (repository staff only) Edit record (repository staff only)


Downloads per month over past year