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Info Sheet 110: Child First Approach

In this Info Sheet the authors analyse the Child First approach, which informs youth justice responses in England and Wales, and examine the principles that

November E-bulletin

Featuring the launch of our biennial Stakeholder Survey, RJ Week 2023, a podcast interview (and training opportunity) with Professor Tim Chapman, the Youth Court Blueprint

Youth Court Blueprint

CYCJ supports the development of Youth Courts in Scotland, as part of our ‘Reimagining Justice‘ work.  Drawing on feedback from sheriffs, children and young people,

Key Messages from Children and Young People about Restorative Justice

In this accesible paper, Restorative Justice Coordinator Yvette O’Donnell shares a summary of key findings from consultation work undertaken with different groups of children, to

Creative Conversations with CYCJ Episode 8: Tim Chapman

For Episode 8 of Creative Conversations with CYCJ Pamela Morrison and Rollo Strickland were joined by renowned RJ expert Tim Chapman, Visiting Professor at The

October E-bulletin

Featuring a meeting with Nicola Killean, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, reflections on Care Experience Week 2023, a new Info Sheet on Restorative Communities

Info Sheet 109: Creating Restorative Communities

Published in partnership with Education Scotland, Info Sheet 109 explores how restorative approaches can improve community cohesion, strengthen relationships and increase public confidence in restorative

September Ebulletin

Featuring the publication of our Key Messages paper, the arrival of two new Associates, and the PG Certificate podcast episode, the September edition of the

Key Messages 2023/24

In the latest CYCJ Key Messages paper we look at some of the most important ideas that shape the youth justice landscape in Scotland at


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