Behind and Beyond Bars: Young offenders, sexual health, and fathering programmes: a public lecture

1 Oct
Organised by the Research Forum for the Child’s Special Interest Group:  Reproductive and Sexual Health of Children and Young People
Behind and Beyond Bars: Young offenders, sexual health, and fathering programmes: a public lecture
14 October 2010, 4pm-6pm
Old Staff Common Room,
Lanyon Building, Queen’s University
Speaker
Dr Katie Buston, Senior Investigator Scientist, Sexual Health and Families Programme at the Medical Research Council and Chief Medical Officer Scotland, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow.
Respondent: Mr Gary Alcock, Governor of Hydebank (young offenders centre and prison, Northern Ireland).
About the Speaker
Dr Buston has just completed three phases of research in relation to young offenders, sexual health and fatherhood:
Buston K. (2008) Behind and beyond the prison bars; young offenders talk about sex and relationships. Glasgow: Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Occasional Paper 18, September. http://www.sphsu.mrc.ac.uk/library/occasional/OP018.pdf
Buston K, Wight D. Self-reported STI testing behaviour amongst incarcerated young male offenders: findings from a qualitative study. Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2010; 36:7-11.
Buston, K. Experiences of, and attitudes towards, pregnancy and fatherhood amongst incarcerated young male offenders: findings from a qualitative study (Under peer review)
Buston, K. A systematic review of interventions to support fathering amongst incarcerated youths (Under peer review).
About the Respondent
Mr Alcock was appointed Governor of Hydebank in 2010.
Further Information/RSVP to Maria Lohan: M.lohan@qub.ac.uk
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