File 21 - Interview with Russ Paterson, assistant warden

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GB 249 SOHC 39/21


Interview with Russ Paterson, assistant warden


  • 31 October 2013 (Creation)

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1 digital audio file (duration 2 hours 1 minute 16 seconds), 1 pdf file

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Recording and transcript of an interview with Russ Paterson on 31st October 2013. Russ Paterson worked in the merchant navy before working as an assistant warden at an intermediate treatment centre in Turnberry, Ayrshire from 1972 until 1974. Russ discusses the environment he worked in, his role, colleagues, the type of children that participated in the course, dealing with challenging behaviour, lack of support, his motivation for working with children, going on to work for Quarriers and developments in residential care.

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Redacted version only of interview (recording) accessible, in compliance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 1998.

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  • English

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