The aim of the project is to reduce number of children being taken into care when a mother goes to prison


An evaluation of having a social worker in two women’s prisons- Eastwood Park and Send. 

Activities and Methods

Interviewing- social workers, women carers, children, reviewing case files, development of a logic model and tool kit.


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Lead Person

Principal InvestigatorAlyson Rees

Academic Staff

Academic StaffZoe Bezeczky
Academic StaffCharlotte Waits
Related Documents Rees, A., Staples, E. and Maxwell, N. 2017. Evaluation of Visiting Mum Scheme: Final Report June 2017. Project Report. [Online]. Cardiff: CASCADE. Available at:

Rees, al. 2020. Visiting mum: children’s perspectives on a supported scheme when visiting their mother in prison. Child Care in Practice (10.1080/13575279.2020.1769025)