Dr Catherine Naughton was an invited speaker at the ACJRD organised seminar on the Bail Supervision Scheme for Children held in the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) on 10th September 2019. At the seminar, Catherine presented on REPPP’s recent evaluation of the Bail Supervision Scheme. Tony O’Donovan, DCYA presented on the background to the scheme and the policy implications resulting from the evaluation while and Fiona Murphy and Stephen Coughlan Extern presented on the implementation of the scheme.
Catherine also presented the findings of the evaluation at the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing: Communities, families’ resilience and resistance, conference hosted by the Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Stirling University on the 5th of September. She also co-presented on the same topic at the North South Criminology Conference hosted by UCC with Hannah McCormack Extern on the 1st of September.
DCYA will published the Evaluation report in the near future