High risk youth

The Contributory Role of ASD Symptomology in Offending Behaviour

The majority of individuals with ASD are law-abiding. However, research has shown how ASD symptomology can contribute to various types of offending behaviour. In this


Supporting and managing children who pose a high risk

This Info Sheet, written by Fiona Dyer, outlines good practice principles when considering the placement of children away from home when appropriate community based support

What is Youth Justice? Reflections on the 1968 Act

This paper, authored by Nina Vaswani, Fiona Dyer and Claire Lightowler, charts the development of youth justice since the 1968 Act ushered in a national

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Balancing rights and risks: How can we get it right for children involved in violent behaviour?

Official data suggests that the number of children involved in offending has reduced significantly over the past ten years throughout the UK. Despite this reduction,

How to implement effective risk practice

The recent CYCJ report ‘Balancing rights and risk: How do we get it right for children involved in violent behaviour?’ highlights that in Scotland we

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University of Strathclyde
Lord Hope Building, Level 6
141 St. James Road Glasgow G4 0LT

(0141) 444 8622

cycj@strath.ac.uk

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