Dr Helen Hodges
BSc (Hons), MA, BSc, MA, PhD
Senior Research AssociateSchool for Policy Studies
My research interests are around the use of administrative data to provide a robust evidence base to inform policy and practice, with my doctoral thesis demonstrating the utility of using Bayesian approaches in the context of risk assessment processes within the youth justice system.
My time is split between two data linkage projects: I am part of a team working on a Nuffield Family Justice Observatory funded project around discharge of care orders based at University of Bristol (0.5FTE) whilst the remainder of the week I am based in CASCADE (Cardiff University). There I am leading on a Health Care Research Wales project which builds upon my thesis.
DescriptionChildren who need care and protection are made subject to care orders giving the local authority responsibility for their care and welfare. These orders can last until children are aged…
Managing organisational unitSchool for Policy Studies
01/01/2020 to 31/12/2022