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Putting our heads together – findings from practitioner workshop on effective resettlement

16 February 2017

Last week, the Beyond Youth Custody team brought together colleagues from Youth in Focus resettlement projects for an effective practice sharing workshop

From now to the future: Youth Justice Convention

6 December 2016

Key highlights from last week’s Annual Youth Justice Convention 2016

Is the justice system retraumatising vulnerable young people?

28 November 2016 | Tagged with the theme:

A new report from BYC states that young people in the criminal justice system have a disproportionate amount of childhood and adolescent trauma, and draws out implications for practice


Childhood trauma and offending

Pippa Goodfellow
Beyond Youth Custody programme manager

For a recent piece in Children and Young People Now, Pippa talks about how improving awareness of childhood trauma can help youth justice practitioners rehabilitate young offenders

A trauma-informed approach to working with young people

Fran Hughes
Specialist Service Manager, Future 4 Me

Future 4 Me offers specialist support to young people leaving custody and leaving care, many of who have experienced trauma. Fran highlights the importance of staff training, multi-agency working and adopting a flexible approach in order to build positive relationships and engage with young people

Working together to tackle reoffending

Pippa Goodfellow
Programme Manager, Beyond Youth Custody

Pippa talks about how cross boundary and departmental working, effective co-ordination of services and involvement of the family can facilitate the personalised care that is needed to reverse the current debilitating trends of high reoffending rates of young people leaving custody


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Resettlement of young offenders: informing practice, improving outcomes