Category Archives: Reintegration

ANZSOC 2016 Conference ‘Horizon Criminology’ Hobart, Tasmania

The 29th Annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference was held in Hobart, Tasmania from 29 November to 2 December 2016. The theme of the 2016 Conference was ‘HORIZON CRIMINOLOGY’; ‘Looking over the horizon there are challenges … Continue reading

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JusTas Symposium ‘Reintegration: Throughcare to What?’ Hobart, Tasmania

Excellent Symposium held in Tasmania by JusTas titled ‘Reintegration: Throughcare to What? Reducing Crime and Safer Communities’ on 28th November 2016. JusTas is a new group in Tasmania promoting justice, best practice and valuable outcomes for returning citizens and the … Continue reading

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‘Victorian prisoners ‘maxing out’ jail sentences’, investigates ABC’s national reporter Josie Taylor.

In case, you missed it. Great story by ABC’s national reporter Josie Taylor, titled, ‘Victorian prisoners ‘maxing out’ jail sentences’, again brilliantly incorporating the views of former prisoners, the experts by experience, the vital valuable lived experience perspective required for … Continue reading

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‘Reformed offenders ‘missing link’ to slashing prisoner numbers, research suggests’ says ABC’s Josie Taylor

In case you missed it. Great story by ABC’s national reporter Josie Taylor, titled, ‘Reformed offenders ‘missing link’ to slashing prisoner numbers, research suggests”, brilliantly incorporating the views of former prisoners, the experts by experience, the vital valuable lived experience perspective … Continue reading

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12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference 20 – 22 June 2016 Geelong, Victoria

Come along and spread the word: The 12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference, themed ‘Disability and Incarceration: Multiple Disadvantage and the Need for Individualised Support’ is being held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia on 20 – 22 June 2016. I will be facilitating a … Continue reading

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12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference – Geelong, Victoria, Australia: 20 – 22 June 2016.

Earlybird Registrations Close Friday 13th May 2016 for the 12th Reintegration Puzzle Conference. The Conference, themed ‘Disability and Incarceration: Multiple Disadvantage and the Need for Individualised Support’ is being held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia on 20 – 22 June 2016. … Continue reading

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Churchill Fellowship Report now available

My 2015 Churchill Fellowship report To study the rehabilitative role of ex-prisoners/offenders as peer mentors in Reintegration models is now available on the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. Claire Seppings Churchill Fellow The Report summarises the key findings of my seven-week Fellowship investigations … Continue reading

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My Churchill Fellowship Trip Week 5: Republic of Ireland

My Churchill Fellowship trip to the Republic of Ireland during my fifth week of travels was wonderful. The trip took me to various parts of Ireland, including Dublin, Tipperary, Waterford and Cork. I had the incredible opportunity to revisit an … Continue reading

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My Churchill Fellowship Trip Week 2: UK – Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool and Doncaster.

My final week in England was amazing and reinforced the inspiration and key messages gained from Week One. Inspire – Empower – Change – Refresh – Inspire – Empower – Change. My inspiration comes from seeing and meeting with so many agencies … Continue reading

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My Churchill Fellowship Trip – Week 1: London, Kent and Exeter

An amazing first week – inspirational, enlightening but also reinforcing. Successful ex-offenders are vital in the rehabilitation / reintegration/ resettlement process and need bottling. Every one of the agencies I met with agree. In fact, we need to couch our … Continue reading

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