Working against the odds: how probation practitioners can support desistance in young adult offenders
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This paper seeks to explore how probation practitioners may work with young adult offenders (YAOs) to assist them in moving away from crime, by considering how a more desistance and relational focused approach may provide a number of alternative practices that could benefit YAOs. This discussion is formulated on both theoretical and applied grounds, with both authors having experience of working with YAOs, within a probation context in England. Whilst acknowledging that there are numerous ways in which a practitioner can assist an individual with their journey away from crime, this paper considers some of these ways, outlining potential challenges.
|Journal||European Journal of Probation|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 2015|
Accepted author manuscript (Post-print), 334 KB, PDF document