Prevent: what is pre-criminal space?

Goldberg, David, Jadhav, Sushrut ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5325-8687 and Younis, Tarek ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0747-8782 (2017) Prevent: what is pre-criminal space? BJPsych Bulletin, 41 (4) . pp. 208-211. ISSN 1758-3209 (doi:10.1192/pb.bp.116.054585)

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Abstract

Prevent is a UK-wide programme within the government’s anti-terrorism strategy aimed at stopping individuals from supporting or taking part in terrorist activities. NHS England’s Prevent Training and Competencies Framework requires health professionals to understand the concept of pre-criminal space. This article examines pre-criminal space, a new term which refers to a period of time during which a person is referred to a specific Prevent-related safeguarding panel, Channel. It is unclear what the concept of pre-criminal space adds to the Prevent programme. The term should be either clarified or removed from the Framework.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Mental Health, Social Work and Interprofessional Learning
Item ID: 29565
Notes on copyright: COPYRIGHT: © 2017 The Author
This is an open-access article published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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Depositing User: Tarek Younis
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2020 14:14
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2020 10:53
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/29565

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