Mental health

‘Rights respecting’ report adapted for a younger audience

CYCJ responds to research on brain maturity and sentencing guidelines

Rights Respecting? Scotland’s approach to children in conflict with the law

This report, published in January 2020, sets out what Scotland must do to ensure its youth justice system is truly ‘rights respecting’, if it is

Closure of IVY – October 2019

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

Gender, sexual identity and crime

Young people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Trans (LGBT) – and involved in criminality – are a ‘‘hidden population”, with limited research of their

SAVRY – Training Data Input

Organised by CYCJ, the Structured Assessment of Violence Risk in Youth (SAVRY) training event enabled attendees to use the SAVRY tool,  designed to be useful

Grey cells and prison cells: Meeting the neurodevelopmental and cognitive needs of vulnerable young people

In this report, Sean and James, CYCJ’s work placements, present the findings from the Grey Cells and Prison Cells Event evaluation forms.

Grey cells and prison cells: Meeting the neurodevelopmental and cognitive needs of vulnerable young people

Given the strong link to offending behaviour, the focus of this event was to identify and work with children and young people who have neurodevelopmental

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

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cycj@strath.ac.uk

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