Families and relationships

The Costs of Youth Justice

While youth offending in Scotland has declined, the costs to those involved – the victim, perpetrator and society as a whole – are significant.  But

Working with children who have experienced domestic abuse

Children are often described as the ‘forgotten victims’ of domestic abuse, with significant correlation between domestic abuse and the mental, physical and sexual abuse of

CYCJ welcomes Mental Health Strategy

Working with loss and bereavement in young people

This one day conference brought together practitioners to consider how we can support children and young people through difficult life experiences such as loss, what

Shame, an effective tool for justice?

This paper was written as part of a placement from HMP Greenock with CYCJ. It aims to explore the influence of shame within the criminal justice system,

Supporting young people involved in offending up to 21 years old: Extending the Whole System Approach

The Whole System Approach (WSA) was introduced in Scotland as an effective way of working with young people aged 8-18 who are involved in offending

Over the Internet, Under the Radar: Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation – a brief literature review

This literature review, written by Dr Ethel Quayle, supports ‘Over the Internet, Under the Radar: Prevention of Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Scotland’,

Over the Internet, Under the Radar: Prevention of Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Scotland

This report, written jointly by CYCJ and Barnardo’s Scotland, describes the findings and recommendations from two seminars, attended by a wide range of professionals who have

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