Digital copy of a Case Conference on Witness 136 held at Haut de la Garenne. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 136. [Some details redacted].

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February 24th 1978 - February 24th 1978

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Lists Haut de la Garenne Superintendent J H [Jim] Thomson, the Haut de la Garenne Matron, Senior Child Care Officer Mr A [J] Skinner, Educational Psychologist Mr Peter Gilchrist, Child Care Officer Mr D [David] Castledine, Headmistress of St Helier Girls' School Miss G Harris, St Helier Girls' School teacher Miss B Martin, St Helier Girls' School Class teacher Mrs Walton, Residential Child Care Officers, a Child Care Officer at Haut de la Garenne, a Child Care Officer, and a Secretary as being amongst those presents. Refers to Witness 136's recent behaviour, and her family history. Comments on changes at Haut de la Garenne, mentioning the arrival of one female resident in particular. Comments on Witness 136's positive school report as of the summer term of 1977. Refers to the return of Witness 136's brother to Haut de la Garenne, and the impact of his return on Witness 136's behaviour, mentioning alcohol. Details previous instances of absconding, drinking, smoking, and poor behaviour by Witness 136. Details Witness 136's behaviour at Haut de la Garenne in relation to her brother, mentioning her brother's placement on remand at HM Prison La Moye. Refers to Witness 136's progress at St Helier Girls' School. Refers to discussion regarding Witness 136's sexual development, mentioning contraception and sexual education. Describes improvement in Witness 136's behaviour following a serious discussion with members of Haut de la Garenne staff. Mentions Witness 136's anxiety concerning a possible move to the Girls' Hostel [Camelot Girls' Hostel]. Speculates on benefits of Witness 136 listening to a talk at school from a representative from Alcoholics Anonymous. Refers to Case Conference on Witness 136 scheduled for 24 April 1978 at Haut de la Garenne.


Children's Services
Alcoholics Anonymous Jersey
Camelot Girls' Hostel
Haut de la Garenne
Social Services
Castledine, David
Gilchrist, Peter
Harris, G
Martin, B
Skinner, A J
Thomson, Jim
Walton, Mrs


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