Spotlight on Roadshows – Reintegration and Transitions

The CYCJ roadshows involve our team travelling to locations across Scotland to meet with and deliver training to youth justice practitioners working in local authorities, voluntary sector organisations, residential settings and other relevant areas.  In this blog post, CYCJ’s Debbie Nolan explains what the Reintegration and Transitions roadshow involves, and how it can benefit practitioners. When talking […]

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Throughcare with young people – what next?

In this blog post CYCJ’s Debbie Nolan shares some of the learnings from the SOLD Network event on 21 October 2015 and poses the question, “Throughcare with Young People – we know what the research tells us, so what next?” On 21 October 2015 I had the pleasure of facilitating a workshop, titled “Throughcare with young […]

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Spotlight on Roadshows – Core skills with challenging young people

Having written on the subject of the high risk roadshow last month, this month CYCJ’s Stewart Simpson shines the spotlight on the ‘Core skills with challenging young people topic’, in order to share some experience of the roadshows CYCJ delivers across Scotland. Well as promised, here it goes! “Core skills” (and what they are) is […]

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Keeping you informed of the figures

We’ve been keeping you informed of the figures….So what are they telling us? CYCJ’s Debbie Nolan explains how analysing the data on the number of young people in custody and secure care can help us to identify trends and in turn, better meet the needs of vulnerable youth. For the previous nine months via the e-bulletin, […]

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Spotlight on Roadshows – Managing High Risk

The CYCJ roadshows involve our team travelling to locations across Scotland to meet with and deliver training to youth justice practitioners working in local authorities, voluntary sector organisations, residential settings and other relevant areas.  In this blog post, CYCJ’s Stewart Simpson explains what the Managing High Risk roadshow entails, and how it can benefit practitioners. […]

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SCLC Youth Justice event & reflecting on the WSA (Whole Systems Approach)

In this blog post, CYCJ’s Stewart Simpson reports back from the Scottish Child Law Centre’s Youth Justice conference and reflects on the WSA – Whole Systems Approach, or more holes than Swiss cheese? Debbie Nolan and I attended the Scottish Child Law Centre Youth Justice event on 11th September on behalf of CYCJ. Co-chaired by Dame […]

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Preventing Offending: Getting it right for children and young people

In her latest blog post, CYCJ Director Claire Lightowler looks at the new Scottish Government youth justice strategy and examines how this document will influence and affect youth justice in Scotland. A new strategy was published by the Scottish Government in June 2015 to guide our collective endeavours to improve youth justice in Scotland. The […]

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Research in practice

CYCJ’s new Research Assistant, Yanna Papadodimitraki, gives us an insight into her hopes and goals for youth justice, and shares her thoughts on the potential of combining research and practice. So, here I am.  After a brief time at the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS), to the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ), […]

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National Youth Justice Conference 2015

CYCJ’s Practice Development Manager Fiona Dyer describes her experience at the 2015 Youth Justice Conference, held in Dundee on 17 and 18 June. This year’s National Youth Justice Conference, entitled ‘It’s Complicated: Youth Justice and Complexity in Scotland’, was an amazingly jam-packed two days of speakers, presentations and workshops covering all aspects of the complexities […]

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