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.
Secure Care Pathway and Standards Scotland
The Secure Care and Pathways Scotland launched in October 2020. For the first time, they set out what all children in or on the edges
September e-bulletin 2020
Welcoming children’s rights progress, updating our practice guidance and supporting restorative justice in Scotland.
Learning from Wales: The implications of COVID on young people in conflict with the law
On September 3, CYCJ Associate Dr Anthony Charles (Criminology Lead for the Observatory on the Human Rights of Children in Wales and Co-ordinator of the
August e-bulletin 2020
Introducing our new name, strengthening the Children’s Hearing experience and responding to sentencing guidelines
Case Study: ASD and Viewing Indecent Images of Children
This case study, written by CYCJ Associate Dr Clare Allely (University of Salford), focuses on the importance of considering potential innate vulnerabilities in some individuals
July e-bulletin 2020
Informing the world’s biggest COVID-19 children’s impact assessment, highlighting childhood trauma in secure care and delivering restorative justice
June e-bulletin 2020
Assessing the impact of COVID-19, upholding children’s rights and consulting on the future of Scottish youth justice.
CYCJ Annual Report 2019-2020
This Annual Report covers the period from April 2019 to March 2020. During this time, we published ground-breaking research, hosted well-attended events and training sessions,
ACES, Places and Status: Results of the 2018 Scottish Secure Care Census
This report, written by Ross Gibson, shares findings from a study by CYCJ that aimed to highlight the prevalence and impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences