Theory, methods and practice

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

Working with children who have experienced domestic abuse

Children are often described as the ‘forgotten victims’ of domestic abuse, with significant correlation between domestic abuse and the mental, physical and sexual abuse of

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

CYCJ Workplan 2017/18

This workplan specifies the projects and activities CYCJ will undertake in 2017/18, funded by the Scottish Government’s ‘CYCJ grant’.

IVY Workplan 2017/18

This workplan specifies the projects and activities to be undertaken in 2017/18 by the IVY (Interventions for Vulnerable Youth) Project, funded by the Scottish Government

Workforce Consultation 2016: Engaging with the Workforce

This purpose of this paper is to present the main findings from the Delphi study, undertaken in 2016 with CYCJ’s workforce stakeholders, to inform the

CYCJ welcomes Mental Health Strategy

New Grounds of Referral – Children’s Hearings Scotland Act 2011

Please note that this document was produced by the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre, CYCJ’s former title. The grounds of referral to the Children’s

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

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