Desistance Theory and the Good Lives Model; Theory into Practice (1 Day Workshop)
Understanding desistance theory and research
- ‘Individual’ theories of desistance (age, gender, attitudes, personal characteristics)
- ‘Structural’ theories of desistance (social bonds, social controls)
- Integrative theories of desistance (combined individual/structural theories)
Young peoples’ views of desistance: What do we know?
Understanding and supporting desistance through intervention: What works?
Risk-Need-Responsivity (Andrews & Bonta, 1996)
- The Good Lives Model of offender rehabilitation (Ward & Maruna, 2004)
- Intervention approaches to supporting change: examples of ‘emerging practice’
- Practitioner key skills to supporting change
Theory into practice
- Reflections upon supporting desistance via YOT case management/cases
- Considering the challenges to effectively supporting desistance in YOT