Shelley teaches and researches in social work and criminology. Prior to commencing her academic career in 2015, she worked for more than 15 years in direct practice, clinical management and senior executive policy officer and project roles in youth justice in New South Wales and Victoria. Shelley’s current research projects focus on supporting students to deal with aggressive behaviours on field placement, criminal justice knowledge co-production, youth justice case management, and after-hours youth bail and remand decision-making.
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Custody, COVID and our kids
A dramatic fall in youth remand numbers during the pandemic has sparked calls for a re-examination of our justice systems.