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ACEs, Distance and Sources of Resilience
‘ACEs, Distance and Sources of Resilience’ shares findings from CYCJ’s 2019 secure care census, which measured the prevalence of a range of life experiences encountered
Harmful sexual behaviours by children
Research in 2017 identified a 5% increase in recorded sexual offending in Scotland and indicated this increase was linked to a growth in online sexual
CYCJ’s Participation and Engagement Strategy
At the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ), we know that many children and young people with experience of the justice systems have
Technology Assisted Harmful Sexual Behaviour and Children and Young People
Around a third of child sexual abuse is perpetrated by children and young people themselves, and an increasing proportion includes sexual abuse and exploitation online.
April e-bulletin 2021
Looking back – and moving forward.
Developing participative practice
This Info Sheet, written by Ruth Kerracher, shares some practical tips on how to further develop participative practice in your work. These tips have come
Scotland’s response to children in conflict with the law: What data exists?
Wherever possible children who come into conflict with the law should be kept out of the adult criminal justice system and either diverted from formal
Age of Criminal Responsibility: Children and Young People’s Views
This report shares findings from a survey, conducted by Beth-Anne Logan and Fiona Dyer of the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ), which
March e-bulletin 2021
Celebrating the UNCRC, announcing new Associates and talking about bail and remand