Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation explores the work of staff in all types of secure unit with young people. The relationships formed in this setting are key for determining to what extent staff achieve their objective of reducing offending by young people. Using extensive case studies, this book covers: identifying the underlying problems of each offender how staff can identify and deal with potential problems as early as possible professional issues for management and staff practical suggestions for simple reforms. Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation will be invaluable for managers of secure units, practitioners and other professionals working with young people in the field of youth justice.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Setting the Scene. Ideas Matter. It's the Stories that are Important. What Happens Inside? Part I. What Happens Inside? Part II. The Art of Management? Making the Impossible Even More Difficult. The Extraordinary Ordinary.