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Developing Capacity and Improving Life Chances February 2018

These notes were taken at the Developing Capacity and Improvement Implementation Group meeting on February 20, 2018. The Implementation Groups were set up as part of the

April E-bulletin 2018

The next steps to consider in offending in residential childcare, Community Payback Orders and the discussion of disclosure. Read it in this month’s e-bulletin.

CYCJ Workplan 2018/19

This workplan specifies the projects and activities CYCJ will undertake in 2018/19, funded by the Scottish Government’s ‘CYCJ core grant’

Community Payback Orders – Use of unpaid work or other activity

This information sheet looks at Community Payback Orders, explaining the use of Unpaid Work or Other Activities (UPWOA) with examples of what ‘other activities’ may

Keeping you informed of the figures

This graph shows the average number of young people held in Young Offenders Institution’s in Scotland in the first quarter of 2018 2018 graph  

Next Steps – progress so far

Building upon our previous research into offending and residential childcare “Between a Rock and a Hard Place”: Responses to Offending in Residential Childcare, for the last

March E-bulletin 2018

The Age of Criminal Responsibility, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Speech, Language and Communication Needs ‘There should always be hope.’

Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) in Youth Justice: Understanding and addressing the impact Event Report

On October 31, 2017, CYCJ and the Improving Life Chances Implementation Group facilitated the SLCN in Youth Justice workshop. The workshop included representatives from organisations

Diverting children and young people from Serious and Organised Crime (SOC)

Scotland’s Serious and Organised Crime (SOC) strategy has four strands – Divert, Deter, Detect and Disrupt.  The Divert strand has a significant focus on children


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