SUPPORTING A CHILD WITH A CLOSE RELATIVE IN PRISON

Should I tell a child when a close relative goes to prison?            All situations are different and there is no right or wrong answer when talking to a child about imprisonment, your personal circumstances can determine what is suitable. It is important to consider the following when talking to a […]

DEALING WITH THE MEDIA

Getting the story When deciding on whether to speak to a journalist you need to know what their motivation is for writing the piece. Usually they are after some kind of ‘story’ – something that is topical, interesting, new and surprising. It will either be for a news story or a longer story called a […]

UNDERSTANDING THE STRUGGLES OF THE FAMILIES OF OFFENDERS

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY Hi to all. No disrespect aimed at the victims of crime whatsoever but I think that families of those who have committed crime get a rough deal all round too. My partner committed a serious offence last year when I was ready to give birth to our daughter. He […]