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An innovative trial of peer mentor support for ex-prisoners to break the cycle of recidivism.

Great news! My Churchill Fellowship  research has now come to life in Australia! As we know, in overseas jurisdictions, ex-prisoners who have reformed contribute to reducing re-offending by mentoring newly released prisoners and advising on improvements to service systems that enable … Continue reading

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3CR’s Radio for Change Radiothon 2017!

Tune in to the fantastic unique 3CR 855AM Community Radio’s ‘Doin Time’ show to support the show’s Radiothon fundraiser on Monday 12th June 4:00pm to 5:00pm. I will be joining presenters Marisa and Peter in the studio. In 2017 3CR … Continue reading

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‘Uncle Jack Charles returns to prison’, reports Jeremy Story Carter, ABC Radio National journalist.

In case, you missed it, on 13th September, Jeremy Story Carter, ABC Radio National journalist and presenter joined Jack Charles outside the walls of two Victorian prisons in Castlemaine, Middleton and Loddon. Jack Charles was ‘re-entering the prison system that … 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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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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