National Youth Justice Conference 2022

On behalf of CYCJ, the Scottish Government and NYJAG, we would like to warmly invite you to the National Youth Justice Conference 2022.

This year’s conference will feature speakers from across the world, including Professor Ann Skelton (UNESCO Chair in Education Law in Africa); Dr Diana Johns (University of Melbourne); Professor Steve Case (author of Positive Youth Justice, Loughborough University); Sheriff Susan Craig (Interim Director of Scotland’s Judicial Institute); and Professor Ursula Kilkelly (University College Cork, Oberstown Children Detention Campus).

You’ll also hear more about the work of Police Scotland, Our Hearings Our Voices, Youth Justice Voices and Blue Triangle, and enjoy a musical performance by Sistema Scotland’s ‘Big Noise’ programme with young people.

A wide variety of workshops will explore the conference theme further, and there will be screenings of ‘Warriors: Revisiting the Boys of Ballikinkrain’, and ‘A Rights-Respecting Approach to Children Who Offend’, the 2022 Kilbrandon Lecture delivered by Dr Claire Lightowler.

Sheriff David Mackie and Fiona Dyer (Director, CYCJ) will Chair, joined by co-chairs with lived experience of the justice and care systems.

APPLY HERE. Closing date is May 30.

Day 1 will begin at 9.30am and conclude at 4pm with an evening entertainment slot). Day 2 will begin at 9.30am and conclude at 1.30pm (please note timings may be subject to change).

If you would like to host a workshop at this conference, please complete this form and return to by May 30.

We look forward to seeing you at #YJConf22

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Children's and Young People's Centre for Justice
University of Strathclyde
Lord Hope Building, Level 6
141 St. James Road Glasgow G4 0LT

(0141) 444 8622

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