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Children and Young People in Custody in Scotland: Looking Behind the Data (Revised June 2018)

This paper was produced by the Scottish Government, the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) and CYCJ  at the request of the Youth Justice Improvement Board to

Information and Support to Victims of Youth Crime and Young Victims of Crime

This paper has been produced by the Improving Life Chances Implementation Group on behalf of the Youth Justice Improvement Board. This is intended for practitioners

National Independent Care Review – CYCJ’s response

In October 2016, Scotland’s First Minister announced a national ‘root and branch’ review of care.  This led to the establishment of a board featuring people

Secure Care in Scotland: Young People’s Voices

This report presents key messages and calls for action from care experienced young people, most of whom were in secure care when they talked about

Sharing the voices of secure care


Health provision for young people aged under 18 in and leaving SPS custody

It is widely recognised that there is a cyclical link between inequality, offending, being a victim and poor health. However, a period of detention in

Restorative Justice – What Scotland can learn from Northern Ireland

Evidence shows that Restorative Justice (RJ) can have a useful impact on reducing reoffending while giving victims a sense of having their voices heard within

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