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Doin Time 3CR Community Radio 855am

In case you missed it, I was a quest on 3CR’s Community Radio ‘Doin Time’ program on Monday August 1st. with presenters Marisa and Peter, speaking on my Churchill Fellowship research. Doin Time is on every Monday 4:00pm to 5:00pm. It … Continue reading

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Another successful Reintegration Puzzle Conference!

Now in its 12th year and held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, on 20-22 June, the Reintegration Puzzle Conference, themed ‘Disability and Incarceration: Multiple Disadvantage and the Need for Individualised Support’ was a great success! http://rpc.conferenceworks.com.au/ Many thanks to Deakin University and … 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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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 7: USA New York City

The final week of my Churchill Fellowship trip in the United States of America, in New York City was the perfect end to an incredibly inspiring fact finding journey. Criminal Justice reform is well underway across the country and I … Continue reading

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My Churchill Fellowship Trip Week 6: Sweden (Stockholm)

It was a vision and dream come true to visit Sweden to meet with KRIS in Stockholm. KRIS was established several years ago by former criminals and drug addicts to help people in prison returning to society turn their lives … 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 4: Northern Ireland

Visiting Northern Ireland was a dream come true for me. I had a long standing interest in the history of the Troubles from when I was a Social Work student at Monash University and would read books on these at … Continue reading

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My Churchill Fellowship Trip Week 3: Scotland

My third week into my Churchill Fellowship trip in Scotland was so interesting and once again, the agencies I had arranged to meet with so helpful and informative and their work so valuable for my project. The first day took … 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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