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Using an identity lens : constructive working with children in the criminal justice system

@inproceedings{Hazel2020UsingAI,
  title={Using an identity lens : constructive working with children in the criminal justice system},
  author={Neal Hazel and C Drummond and Megan Welsh and K Joseph},
  year={2020}
}
Research has shown that identity, and how you feel about yourself, can be key to moving forward with life and away from crime. Working with the University of Salford, Youth Offending Teams and supported by the Barrow Cadbury Trust, this resource has been developed to promote a constructive, identity-focused approach to ultimately help divert children away from progressing further through the criminal justice system. Using the principles of the Nacro-led Beyond Youth Custody programme, this… 
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