Prison Service Journal 258

Friday, 14 January 2022

The latest issue of Prison Service Journal, co-edited by Debbie McKay and Dr Kate Gooch looks at the question of care leavers and the criminal justice system.

Articles in this edition:

  • After Care, After Thought?: The Invisibility of Care Experienced Men and Women in Prison, by Dr Kate Gooch, Dr Isla Masson, Emmy Waddington and Amber Owens
  • ‘Out of Place’: The Criminalisation of Black and Minority Ethnic Looked After Children in England and Wales, by Dr Katie Hunter
  • Challenging Perceptions of Care-Experienced Girls and Women, by Dr Claire Fitzpatrick
  • Twenty suicides of care experienced people in custody: A scoping review of the Ombudsman’s fatal incident reports for care experienced people who died in custodial settings between 2004 and 2020, by Dr Justin Rogers and Ian Thomas
  • Moving forwards: Using creative methods for people in prison with care experience, by Dr Michelle Baybutt and Dr Laura Kelly-Corless
  • Always Hope: New approaches to improving support networks for young adults with experience of care whilst serving prison
    sentences and on release, by Jessie Ben-Ami and Debbie Mckay
  • Care Leavers in Custody in HMPYOI Deerbolt, by Dawn Simpson, Gail Kirkby and Debbie Mckay
  • Good Practice in Prisons, by Jackie Ristic, Alecia Johnstone and Debbie McKay
  • Reflections of a ‘Champion’, by Teresa Clarke
  • How the correct support can lead to positive outcomes for people with care experience, by Tassie Ghilani

Also in this edition, two book reviews by JP and SM, mentors with the Shannon Trust based at HMP Northumberland

  • The Brightness of Stars: Stories of Adults Who Came Through the British Care System, reviewed by JP
  • Snap, reviewed by SM