Wednesday, 8 February 2017

CrimNet in conjunction with Sociology: Deaths in the Criminal Justice System: A North East and Yorkshire Conference

Thursday 23 February 2017, 10.30am to 16:00 Kings Manor, University of York
Speaker: Paul Foweather, Tim Allen, Juliet Lyon, Nigel Newcomen, Fiona Sweeney, Carol Robinson
The 2016 national suicide rate in prison was the highest recorded and the number of deaths in other supervision settings and in the community after release continue to cause concern. This event will examine the incidence of and issues arising from such deaths and consider ways they can be addressed.
The event will be of interest to policy and service practitioners in Criminal Justice and health services and to researchers and other investigators.
10:30 Registration, refreshments and welcome
11:00 The Policy and Practice Setting - 1
Paul Foweather (Director NE & Y Public Sector Prisons) Or Tim Allen (Governor HMP Durham)
Juliet Lyon (Chair, Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody)
12:15 Research and service developments - suicides
13:10 lunch
14:00 The Policy and Practice Setting -2 Nigel Newcomen (Prisons and Probation Ombudsman)
14:40-16:00 Research and service developments  - impacts of deaths in custody
16:00 Close: what we know and what we don’t but need to
This PORSCH event is provided free of charge to support the launch of CrimNet at the University of York.
To book use the following link to eventbrite
Location: Kings Manor, University of York
Admission: FREE

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