Research at The Green House
We are always looking for ways that we can contribute the learning from our frontline services to wider policy and practice nationally. Here is a summary of our recent and ongoing research projects.
Disrupting the cycle of harm : findings from our restorative justice pilot
Between 2015 and 2017 The Green House worked with the NHS Be Safe Service and Bristol City Council Youth Offending Team on piloting a restorative process to working with children who have been harmed sexually within their families. Funded by the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner, this is the first project of it’s kind in the UK. Read the full evaluation report on our early findings from the project here.
A light in the dark: a social return on investment analysis
In 2017 The Green House was one of seventeen organisations across the UK awarded funding from The Centre of Expertise for Child Sexual Abuse as part of their Evaluation Fund programme. The Green House worked with the Foundation for Social Improvement on an impact analysis of our children and young people’s service that aimed to quantify the social return on investment generated by our therapeutic provision. The study found that for every £1 invested in therapy, at least £4.17 was generated in social value. Read the full evaluation report and findings here.