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London seminar: Correction or care? The use of custody for children in trouble (9 March, 2016)

In this free seminar Dr Di Hart presented the findings of a Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship looking at child custody in Spain, the US and Finland.

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Dr Di Hart

Dr Di Hart has a background in childcare social work and management and until recently worked for the National Children’s Bureau. In this free seminar Di presented the findings of a Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship looking at child custody in Spain, the US and Finland.

Her talk included: * Key elements of each country’s approach to children in out of home care because of their criminal behaviour

  • Differences in underlying theories about the purpose of custody and how criminal behaviour can be changed

  • Practice within custody, both formal interventions and day-to-day life

  • Return to the community and outcomes

  • Proposals about an ‘ideal’ secure estate

  • Recommendations for reform in England and Wales to ensure better commissioning of services for troubled children

Please see the attached slide pack for further details.

Correction or care@ the use of custody for children in trouble - slide pack (9 March, 2016)

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