Children and Custodial Settings

This practice guidance provides professionals with information regarding settings where a child may be held including Youth Offender Institutions, Secure Training Centres and Secure Children's Homes provided by local authorities, adult prison settings or immigration detention centres.

The practice guidance also professionals with guidance regarding child who visit custofial settings where they may be at risk of harm through sexual and/or emotional harm abuse, i.e. visiting others in prison establishments.

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