Policy and legislation

CYCJ study ‘shines a light’ on Chief Social Work Officers and secure care

Chief Social Work Officers and secure care

This report details findings from a qualitative study of Chief Social Work Officer (CSWO) perceptions, and CSWO and local authority approaches, to the use of

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

Consultation response: Children’s Hearing System – Taking Stock of Reforms

This is the response from CELCIS and CYCJ to the Education and Skill’s Committee’s call for evidence on changes to the Children’s Hearing System since

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

Towards a better understanding of complex cases – podcast

Dr Lorraine Johnstone (Interventions for Vulnerable Youth – IVY – Project) presented on ‘Towards a better understanding of complex cases – what is IVY teaching us?’ at

Framing sibling incest – podcast

Dr Peter Yates (Edinburgh Napier University) presented on ‘Framing Sibling Incest’ at Managing and Responding to High Risk Young People (February 2017).

Working with loss and bereavement in young people: resource page

Tying in with International Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2016, this conference in November 2016 brought together practitioners to hear from leading speakers from across the

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