Future directions for effective interdisciplinary youth justice systems

25 June 2014 London, Seminar 3

Key points from presentations and discussion.

Full report (pdf)


For links to recorded presentations, see below. 
What works and what does not work for young people in care.
Ian Thomas, Project Officer, Core Assets and care leaver

Tackling the causes of crime: a trial of functional family therapy for young offenders.
Professor Stephen Scott, Kings College

Great Expectations: multi dimensional treatment foster care for adolescents.
Professor Nina Biehal, University of York

Alternatives to custody for young offenders: developing intensive and remand fostering programmes
Jeffrey Coleman, BAAF

Reflections on provision in Sweden
Professor Ingrid Höjer, University of Gothenburg

Reflections on the day
Professor John Drew, Visiting Professor, University of Bedfordshire

Research Poster

What do the stories, told by boys and young men from one foster home, tell us about their upbringing with a single male foster carer?  research by doctoral student Colin Brough on single male carers.

Recorded Presentations

 Further information on the ESRC seminar series, Teenagers in Foster Care: the critical role of carers and other adults.

Download handbook

A handbook for foster carers and those that support them. Based on the ESRC seminar series Teenagers in Foster Care