Staff attitudes towards young people in looked after accommodation

Jennifer Copley, Dan Johnson, Stella Bain

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This study aims to consider the power of psychological well-being, empathy and coping style in predicting staff attitudes towards young people in looked after accommodation, involved in or at risk of offending behaviour. The purpose of this paper is to understand more about staff attitudes which have a significant role in the care and rehabilitation of this client group.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-267
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Forensic Practice
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2014



  • young people
  • coping styles
  • empathy
  • offending behaviour
  • psychological well-being
  • staff attitudes
  • looked after accommodation

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