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Author Kilkelly, Ursula.

Title Advancing Children's Rights in Detention : A Model for International Reform / Ursula Kilkelly and Pat Bergin ; with a foreword by Ann Skelton
Published Bristol : Bristol University Press, 2022
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Description 1 online resource (226 p.)
Contents Front Cover -- Advancing Children's Rights in Detention: A Model for International Reform -- Copyright information -- Table of contents -- List of Cases and Instruments -- List of Figures -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Aims of this book -- Methodology -- Chapter outline -- 1 Children's Rights in Detention -- Introduction -- Introducing children's rights -- Implementation of children's rights -- Children's rights and youth justice -- Children's rights in detention -- Implementation of children's rights in youth justice and detention
A model for advancing children's rights in detention -- Child-centred care -- Conclusion -- 2 An International Perspective -- Introduction -- Key global concerns -- Children's rights to education, health and family contact -- Violence and ill-treatment -- Separation, solitary confinement and restraint -- Absence of specialist staff, facilities and approaches -- Absence of complaints and oversight -- Race and over-representation -- Gender -- Reforming child detention -- Hearing the views of children in detention -- Conclusion -- 3 Irish Youth Justice Law and Policy -- Introduction
Irish youth justice -- a brief history of reform -- The Children Act 2001 -- Important developments in youth justice -- Youth justice in the Department of Children -- Youth justice as part of the National Children's Strategy -- National youth justice policy -- Conclusion -- 4 Introducing Child Detention in Ireland -- Introduction -- The reform of child detention in Ireland -- The Youth Justice Review -- The Expert Group on Children Detention Schools -- Design and investment -- Complex legislative reform -- Child detention in national policy -- The profile of children in Oberstown
Oberstown's legal framework -- The Director as quasi-parent -- Providing for the child's needs and preparing for return to the community -- The distinctiveness of child detention -- Governance of detention -- Independent inspection of child detention -- Conclusion -- 5 Oberstown and the Process of Change -- Introduction -- Introducing the challenge -- Oberstown: the new building -- Oberstown: the new model of care -- Care, Education, Health, Offending behaviour and Preparation for leaving -- Relationship-based care -- The Children's Rights Policy Framework -- Oberstown: the new direction
The Oberstown Strategy 2017-20 -- Measuring progress through independent inspection -- The maturing approach to inspection -- Conclusion -- 6 Implementing Children's Rights in Detention -- Introduction -- Child-centred care -- Individual plans delivered through partnership -- Provision -- Health -- Education -- Development -- Family contact -- Participation -- Individual decision-making in Oberstown -- Unit decision-making in Oberstown -- Campus decision-making in Oberstown -- Information and complaints -- Preparation -- Conclusion -- 7 Children's Rights to Protection from Harm -- Introduction
Summary Drawing on Ireland's experience of transforming law, policy and practice and combining theory with real-life experiences, this compelling book demonstrates how a progressive rights-based approach to child detention can be implemented
Notes Safeguarding
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 30, 2021)
Subject Children's rights.
Juvenile corrections.
Juvenile detention.
Form Electronic book
Author Bergin, Pat
ISBN 152921324X