Projects per year
Jo's primary research interest is the interface between the youth justice and care systems,particularly understanding the over-representation of looked after children in the youth justice system. More broadly her research includes alternatives to custody, such as remand foster care and restorative justice interventions; adolescent foster care; and the criminalisation of children and childhood. She is author of 'Youth Justice' (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and 'Care or Control? Foster Care for Young People on Remand' (BAAF, 2006). Jo was a member of the Prison Reform Trust's independent review of the over-representation of looked after children within the youth justice system, chaired by Lord Laming. Jo teaches across the BSc Childhood Studies, Criminology and Social Policy programmes within the School.
Structured keywords and research groupings
- Families and Parenting
Disrupting the Routes between Care and Custody: Learning from females in the care and criminal justice systems
Fitzpatrick, C., Staines, J. C. & Shaw, J.
1/02/19 → 30/04/21
“I wish someone would explain why I am in care”: the impact of children and young people’s lack of understanding of why they are in out-of-home care on their well-being and felt security.Staines, J. C. & Selwyn, J., 9 Jan 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Child and Family Social Work. 25, 51, p. 97-106 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal) › peer-review3 Citations (Scopus)
Roy, J. & Staines, J., 21 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) Social Policy and Youth Justice Reader.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter in a book
Nurturing attachments parenting program: The relationship between adopters’ parental reflective functioning and perception of their children's difficultiesStaines, J., Golding, K. & Selwyn, J., 1 Jun 2019, In: Developmental Child Welfare. 1, 2, p. 143-158 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile491 Downloads (Pure)