20/01/2022: Trauma-informed care ‘failing to meet expectations’

Methods used by social workers that focus on supporting children in care who have experienced trauma are failing to meet expectations, a new study suggests. Trauma-informed care (TIC), which considers . . . the abuse and neglect experienced by looked-after children, is widely used in social work and is expected to lead to effective support.
Children and Young People Now

20/01/2022: Expanding Out-Of-Court Disposals And Diversion Schemes

Crest Advisory has just (19 January 2022) published a major new report on the front-end of the criminal justice system, specifically Out-of-Court Disposals (OOCDs) and diversion schemes. The research . . . included analysis of the latest evidence and trends across England and Wales, an in-depth study in the Thames Valley Police force area and a nationally representative survey.
Russell Webster