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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 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
    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
    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
    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
    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?
    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
    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”
    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
    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
  • “Girls in the Youth Justice System” by Sean Creaney
    Conference title: Women, Crime and Criminal Justice Practice: Diversity, Diversion, Desistance and Dignity conference I will be presenting a conference paper on Girls in the Youth Justice System to policy makers, youth justice practitioners and experts in the field at the University of Cambridge on 10 – 12 January 2012. Please see details below for [...]

 

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