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so it’s eight months and we are seeing these people returning to the same context, same friends and same – perhaps even more – destructive outlook on their lives.’Miss Dick added: ‘Do we yet again need to think about … Is it absolutely the right thing that we have sought to avoid putting young people in prison for all lower level offences?’She suggested the case of the teenager with 42 convictions showed the system was failing, saying: ‘We have to ask ourselves what is it about the system that is not working. He is by no means alone.‘Do sentences need to be longer and more effective when used in relation to young people, no matter how hard that is for many of us to think about?Implications for interventions suggest that timely, appropriate and individually tailored responses need to build on the resilient blocks in the child's life.This study illustrate the links between exposure to domestic violence, various forms of child abuse and other related adversities, concluding that such exposure may have a differential yet potentially deleterious impact for children and young people.
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In a speech to penal reformers, Miss Dick said it was time ‘to be realistic’ and questioned whether it had been right to try to keep teenage criminals out of prison for all ‘lower level offences’.