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Claire Paterson-Young

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20172019
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Biography

Claire Paterson-Young (BA MSc PhD) is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Social Innovation and Impact (ISII). Claire’s PhD research examined how social impact measurement as a form of organisational performance management can enhance outcomes for children in custody. A key feature of her research is the development of social impact measurement frameworks that aid organisations to identify the positive and negatives, intended and unintended outcomes of interventions and activities.

She has over 10 years practice and management experience in safeguarding, child sexual exploitation, trafficking, sexual violence, youth and restorative justice. She consults natioanlly with local authorities, police forces and national organisation to develop Child Sexual Exploitation services. Claire is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Higher Education Academy.

Research Interests

Claire's research interests are diverse, including: youth justice; imprisonment; social impact measurement; restorative justice; sexual violence; child sexual abuse and exploitation; trauma informed practices; and normalisation of abuse.

Teaching Interests

Claire completed her Higher Education Association Fellowship in 2017 and has experience teaching in criminology and social care at undergraduate and postgraduate level, on modules including: Criminological Imagination; Criminological Perspectives,; Explaining Violence; Youth, Risk and Society; Children, Young People and the State; and Critical Thinking.

Supervision

Riann Sherratt - Coventry University (External Supervisor)

Primary prevention: Tackling child sexual offending through early intervention

 

Michael Maher - University of Northampton 

Collective Action in Transitioning States

 

External positions

Ethics Committee Member, West Midland Police and Crime Commissioner

1 Nov 2018 → …

Academic Special, National Crime Agency

Apr 2017Sep 2019

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evaluation Social Sciences
abuse Social Sciences
sexual violence Social Sciences

Research Output 2017 2019

Building Better Opportunities: Working Progress – Evaluation Overview

Paterson-Young, C. & Giroletti, T., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 16 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

evaluation
interview

Building Better Opportunities: Working Progress – Final Report

Paterson-Young, C. & Giroletti, T., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 54 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

interview
confidence
training opportunities
employability
anonymity
interview
anonymity
evaluation
questionnaire
child custody
justice
evidence
staff
release from prison

Military Preparation College (MPC) – Research Update

Paterson-Young, C. & Denny, S., May 2019, (Accepted/In press) 18 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

Military
fitness
occupational qualification
employability
self-confidence

Military Preparation College - Interim Report

Paterson-Young, C. & Denny, S., 2019, Military Preparation College Training. 21 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

Military
fitness
occupational qualification
employability
self-confidence
social effects
resilience
evaluation
evaluation research
research project

Social Impact Report: Northamptonshire Association for the Blind

Paterson-Young, C. & Hazenberg, R. G., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 38 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

social effects
visual impairment
economic impact
interest group
telephone

Prizes

expenditure
student

Activities 2017 2019

Leicester Secular Society

Claire Paterson-Young (Visiting researcher)
10 Mar 2019

Activity: Public Engagement and OutreachPublic lecture/debate/seminarResearch

The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (External organisation)

Claire Paterson-Young (Chair)
2019

Activity: Membership of a Board, Committee, Council or NetworkMembership of networkResearch

Northamptonshire Hidden Needs Report (Update)

Claire Paterson-Young (Invited speaker)
27 Feb 2019

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

File

Learning about abuse from the voice of the child

Claire Paterson-Young (Speaker)
11 Feb 2019

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

Everybody's Reading Festival

Claire Paterson-Young (Visiting researcher)
26 Sep 2018

Activity: Public Engagement and OutreachFestivalResearch

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner (External organisation)

Claire Paterson-Young (Member)
2018 → …

Activity: Membership of a Board, Committee, Council or NetworkMembership of committeeResearch

British Society of Criminology (External organisation)

Claire Paterson-Young (Member)
2017 → …

Activity: Membership of a Board, Committee, Council or NetworkMembership of networkResearch

Impacts

Evidence for Justice Committee Review of Children and Young People in Custody

Claire Paterson-Young (Principal Investigator)

Impact: Social impacts, Health and Well-Being impacts, Quality of life impacts, 03: Good Health and Well-Being (UN SDG), 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (UN SDG), 04: Quality Education (UN SDG)

Informing New Violence Reduction Strategies for Professionals working with Young People in Custody

Claire Paterson-Young (Principal Investigator)

Impact: Public policy impacts, Quality of life impacts, Social impacts, 03: Good Health and Well-Being (UN SDG), 04: Quality Education (UN SDG), 10: Reduced Inequalities (UN SDG)