Beyond Youth Custody

Conference: Childhood trauma and young people in the criminal justice system | 19 November 2013 | London | Free

1 October 2013

Beyond Youth Custody would like to invite you to a free national conference focused on exploring emerging knowledge about childhood trauma, its prevalence in young people who have offended and the significance for those working in the criminal justice field.

The event will explore promising practice for organisations and individuals working with young offenders in the community and custody who have experienced childhood trauma. The afternoon will provide an opportunity to start developing some resettlement policy and practice recommendations.

Date: Tuesday 19 November 2013

Venue: Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0DG

Times: 10.00–16.15

Refreshments served


Professor Sue Bailey President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, consultant child psychiatrist and adolescent forensic psychiatrist.

Professor Gwyneth Boswell Director of Boswell Research Fellows. Boswell Research Fellows is a small social research company, specialising in criminological research, notably in the fields of abused/abusing/violent children and young people, and in the needs of and services to prisoners and their families.

Professor Huw Williams Associate Professor at the University of Exeter. Professor William’s research includes the prevalence of traumatic brain injury in incarcerated youth.

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