Parenting and youth justice: policy and practice

Authored by: Amanda Holt

Youth Justice Handbook

Print publication date:  October  2009
Online publication date:  February  2014

Print ISBN: 9781843927174
eBook ISBN: 9781315820064
Adobe ISBN: 9781317821755

10.4324/9781315820064.ch11

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Abstract

This chapter considers current policy regarding parenting and youth justice, with a specific focus on the increasing use of parenting orders: court orders which aim to make parents ‘responsible’ by compelling them to attend parenting programmes to learn new ‘parenting skills’.

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