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Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice (2023)
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Senker, S., Eason, A., pawson, C., & McCartan, K. (2023). Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice. HMI Probation

This report was kindly produced by Dr Sarah Senker, Dr Anne Eason, Dr Chris Pawson and Professor Kieran McCartan, building upon previous Academic Insights papers and highlighting some of the key issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informe... Read More about Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice.

Technical considerations for the developments of (child) sex offender registries (2023)
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McCartan, K., Constant, S., & Beg, Z. (2023). Technical considerations for the developments of (child) sex offender registries. ECPAT International

The aim of this document is NOT to support or proscribe the use of a sex offender registry, but rather it is to suggest points of consideration for countries contemplating developing or reviewing their own registry. The development, rollout, and main... Read More about Technical considerations for the developments of (child) sex offender registries.

‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic (2022)
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Smith, T., Reardon, S., Keppel-Palmer, M., & Gross, B. (2022). ‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic. University of the West of England

It is well established that the news media plays a pivotal role ‘in facilitating open justice’ by reporting on the proceedings of the courts. Following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the shutting of physical court rooms in England and Wales i... Read More about ‘An endlessly strange experience’: Experiences of media reporting on criminal courts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Evaluation of trauma informed training commissioned by Avon and Somerset Violence Reduction Unit and its Trauma informed Approaches steering group
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McCartan, K., Pawson, C., Eason, A., & Curtis, B. Evaluation of trauma informed training commissioned by Avon and Somerset Violence Reduction Unit and its Trauma informed Approaches steering group. Avon and Somerset Violence Reduction Unit

Avon and Somerset OPCC & Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) Hub commissioned this evaluation research to understand the training delivered through 2022. Rockpool was commissioned to produce 4 training courses (Working with Trauma; Creating a Trauma Inform... Read More about Evaluation of trauma informed training commissioned by Avon and Somerset Violence Reduction Unit and its Trauma informed Approaches steering group.