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Crime Talk.org.uk

Posted by on February 10, 2012 at 9:47 pm

CrimeTalk An educational resource at the heart of public debate, criminological research and professional practice…… Youth Justice Division   Youth Justice Division Youth Justice Discussion Blog by Sean Creaney Extract from a paper I am presenting next month at the University of Cambridge Moreover youth justice professionals provide minimal consideration towards gender-specific matters, and what’s more, tend [...]

Extract from a paper I am presenting next month at the University of Cambridge

Posted by on December 22, 2011 at 9:22 am

Moreover youth justice professionals provide minimal consideration towards gender-specific matters, and what’s more, tend to statistically ‘over predict’ the offending behaviour of girls, resulting in the deployment of more ‘intrusive’ measures (Bateman, 2008; Nacro, 2008; Sharpe, 2011). With regard to early-preventative measures, girls have continually been referred to the YISP for expressing welfare difficulties as [...]

Offending Girls: Young Women and Youth Justice

Posted by on November 15, 2011 at 6:49 pm

Offending Girls: Young Women and Youth Justice is an academic text written by Gilly Sharpe It has only recently been published and provides up-to-date information on girls in the Youth Justice System. Personally, I think it is a very engaging text, and I would recommend to anyone researching girls in the Youth Justice System for undergraduate [...]

Annual Youth Justice Convention 2011

Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 9:39 pm

Did everyone enjoy the Annual Youth Justice Convention 2011 ? what was discussed ? did you agree with what was being said?

National Association for Youth Justice

Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 9:25 pm

Become a member of the National Association for Youth Justice and stay up to date with the latest youth justice developments. As part of the membership you will receive a copy of Youth Justice: an international journal  

Centre for Crime and Justice Studies

Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 9:20 pm

Stay up to date with the latest developments in Youth Justice. Please sign up to updates from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies

Was youth justice policy and practice most ‘effective’ in the 1980s or 1990s?

Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 5:01 pm

The principles of diversion, decriminalisation and decarceration guided youth justice  policy and practice in the 1980s.  In the early 1990s policy and practice shifted towards the principles of prevention and early intervention, embracing the ‘risk factor prevention paradigm’. Which approach would you say is better? Do we ‘leave kids alone’ and let them ‘grow out [...]

Head of Youth Justice Board visits youth project

Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 4:28 pm

Frances Done of the Youth Justice Board of England and Wales to visit Runcorn fire station May 19 2011 Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News THE boss of the country’s Youth Justice Board is to visit Runcorn fire station this week to see the project work being carried out by young people. Firefighters will welcome Frances Done, [...]

Young offenders “repairing the harm”

Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 4:00 pm

Residents invited to report vandalised grot spots in Halton 1:40pm Saturday 12th November 2011 YOUNG offenders are ‘paying’ for their crime by cleaning up graffiti. Every week, they blast high pressure sprays on walls, subways and pavements daubed with offensive and racist signs and messages. Halton Council is now asking local residents to report any [...]

Youth Justice Board publication by Sean Creaney

Posted by on November 12, 2011 at 3:52 pm

Young people take on community challenge BY SEAN CREANEY, SUPPORT OFFICER, HALTON AND WARRINGTON YOUTH OFFENDING TEAM, AND PROJECT MANAGER FOR THE COMMUNITY SPACE CHALLENGE           Source: http://www.yjb.gov.uk/publications/Resources/Downloads/YJ%20-%20Issue%20019%20-%20November%202009.pdf  

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