Breaking the links between poverty and offending

‘Poverty is real and standards of living are likely to fall further.’ As Scotland’s Child Poverty Delivery Plan is launched, Maureen Roberts reflects on why it’s more important than ever to break the links between deprivation and offending behaviour. Since being seconded to CYCJ in 2021, I’ve been amazed at the breadth of consultation requests […]

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Falling through the gaps

“Never once do I remember someone saying to me ‘what’s going on for you Hannah? How do you feel?” Multiple failures by the systems meant to support her led to Hannah Snow experiencing turmoil and trauma from an early age. Here, she shares how she’s working on healing herself so that she can be in […]

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The ACE’s Framework

The findings from the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research are now well known. Dan Johnson explores what we can do about it. The ACE’s framework I’m guessing you know about the ACE’s research by now (if not please read the blog or paper by CYCJ’s Nina Vaswani!). The ACE’s framework has become a popular and […]

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