Moving from youth to adult justice

Continuing the Young Person’s Journey

Recall from HDC: Information Leaflet

This leaflet is part of the Home Detention Curfew resource materials.

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

The price of prejudice: when attitudes shape policy

As professionals, to what extent do our attitudes and social representations shape how we work with young offenders? Do our ‘hidden prejudices’ get in the

The Whole System Approach: responding to complexity and lessons learned

The Whole System Approach for Children and Young People who offend, introduced in 2011, represented a significant shift to more clearly focus on diversion, early

Exploring tertiary education for people with convictions

This report presents the findings of the Study With Conviction project undertaken between July 2015 and January 2016. It considers the barriers to accessing and

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

Universal Credits

Universal credit is currently rolling out across Scotland and is set to be the most significant change to the welfare state in years. Research by

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University of Strathclyde
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