Residential Children’s Homes and the Youth Justice System. Identity, Power and Perceptions

Author: Shaw, Julie

This book explores the factors at the individual, institutional and
systemic levels which contribute to children’s home residents coming to
the attention of the youth justice system, and the consequent
implications for policy and practice. Perspectives are drawn from both
young people and professionals in the care and youth justice systems.

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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