This conference on February 2, 2017, focused on how best to manage and respond to high risk behaviour in young people, including those who present a risk of harm through their violent and/or sexual harmful behaviour. Speakers and workshops examined the research and resources in this field, as well as looking at practical ways in which to work with and manage this behaviour.
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Welcome by Conference Chair, Inspector James Devine (Police Scotland)
Safeguarding adolescents: balancing responses to risk and welfare – learning from research on sexual violence (Dr Camille Warrington, University of Bedfordshire)
Responding strategically to harmful sexual behaviour (Pat Branigan, NSPCC and Stuart Allardyce, Stop It Now! Scotland)
Framing sibling incest (Peter Yates, Edinburgh Napier University)
Towards a better understanding of complex cases – what is IVY teaching us? (Dr Lorraine Johnstone, IVY (Interventions for Vulnerable Youth) Project)
Closing remarks (Tom McNamara, Scottish Government)