To help you keep informed and continue your professional development, we’ve provided free access to the latest youth and criminal justice information, including government consultations, newsletter and conference materials, and national standards and guidelines.
Direct Measures and Recorded Police Warnings
In line with proportionate and appropriate responses to children in conflict with the law, police have a range of options in how they may respond
National Youth Justice Conference 2021
Please note we will be updating this page as we receive and edit resources. The National Youth Justice Conference 2021 took place on June 16
Framework for Risk Assessment Management and Evaluation (FRAME) with children aged 12-17
This risk practice guidance is (published in June 2021) for child-centred practice in risk assessment and management. It replaces the previous FRAME for under 18s (2014).
Early and Effective Intervention – Framework of Core Elements
Core elements for Early and Effective Intervention (EEI) have been available since 2015. This updated version for June 2021 was commissioned by the Advancing Whole
Children in conflict with the law: An intervention planning approach
This resource by the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) outlines an intervention planning approach to reducing harm and improving outcomes for children
May e-bulletin 2021
Highlighting childhood trauma in secure care, publishing participation and examining harmful sexual behaviour.
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