Trauma-informed work with people in contact with the criminal justice system

15 September 2020

This article examines trauma-informed working within a criminal justice context. It forms part of a series from Clinks, created to develop a far-reaching and accessible evidence base covering the most common types of activity undertaken within the criminal justice system.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

1 February 2020
What we know, what we don’t know, and what should happen next

The Birth Charter Toolkit

12 December 2019
A practical guide to implementing the Birth Charter’s recommendations

Nuffield Family Justice Observatory

11 December 2019
Born into Care reviews December 2019

A sense of safety

4 December 2019
Trauma-informed approaches for women

Engaging with complexity

4 December 2019
Providing effective trauma-informed care for women

Five Principles of Perinatal Peer Support

3 December 2019
What does good look like?

Holding it all together

18 June 2019
Understanding how far the human rights of women facing disadvantage are respected during pregnancy, birth and postnatal care.

Whole prison, whole person

23 April 2019
How a holistic approach can support good mental health in prison

Breaking Down the Barriers

27 February 2019
Findings of the National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage

Hand in Hand

31 December 2018
Survivors of Multiple Disadvantage Discuss Service & Support

The Women’s Mental Health Taskforce

19 December 2018
Final report

Promising practice from the frontline

1 December 2018
Exploring gendered approaches to supporting women experiencing homelessness and multiple disadvantage

Maternal Request Caesarean

1 September 2018

Report by Birthrights on their research into Maternal Request Caesarean in Hospital Trusts around the country to find out how far policies and practice varied across the country. 

A qualitative study of volunteer doulas working alongside Midwives at births in England

1 January 2018

Study to explore trained volunteer doulas’ and mothers’ experiences of doula support at birth and their perceptions of how this related to the midwife's role. 

Mapping the Maze

1 September 2017
Services for women experiencing multiple disadvantage in England and Wales

I didn't think we'd be dealing with stuff like this

5 June 2017

A qualitative study of volunteer support for very disadvantaged pregnant women and new mothers. 

Mothers’ accounts of the impact on emotional well-being of organised peer support

5 June 2017

A qualitative study looking at the impact on emotional well-being of organised peer support in pregnancy and early parenthood.

Birth Charter for Women in Prison in England and Wales

26 May 2017
The Birth Charter is a set of recommendations for the care of pregnant women and new mothers in prison.

Caring to make a difference with vulnerable women

4 May 2017

Study looking the impact of targeted support on birth-related outcomes and experiences.

Motherhood disrupted

2 March 2017
Reflections of post-prison mothers

Joining The Dots

5 October 2016

Report examining the circumstances of women who live in poverty, the nature and extent of violence and abuse experienced by them and the impact this has on mental health and quality of life.

Taking forward women centred solutions

5 June 2016

Publication focusing on ways in which women-centred approaches can be adopted to benefit local authorities, partner agencies and residents.

Hidden Hurt

5 January 2016
Violence, abuse and disadvantage in the lives of women

Enhancing Care for Childbearing women and their babies in Prison

1 November 2015

This report examines focuses on Mother and Baby Units (MBUs) in women's prisons, and the services they provide to childbearing women in prison and their babies.

Peer support during pregnancy and early parenthood

12 October 2015
A qualitative study of models and perceptions

Evaluation of Birth Companions’ Community Link Service

1 July 2015

Birth Companions commissioned the McPin Foundation, a mental health research charity, to evaluate their Community Link service. 

Peer support during pregnancy and early parenthood

5 June 2015
A qualitative study of models and perceptions

Women and Girls at Risk

6 August 2014
Evidence across the course of life
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