Crime and Justice Research

This fact sheet 9 was published by the Youth Justice National Development Team at the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre (CJSW). It provides information about section 67 (2) of the Children’s Hearings Scotland Act 2011. The grounds of referral to the Children’s Reporter are found under s67(2) of the new act. There are some similarities with the 1995 Act & 5 new grounds. The wording “close connection” is used throughout and this should be interpreted as a member of the same household or someone with significant contact with the child.

The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime is a programme of research that aims to address a range of fundamental questions about the causes of criminal and risky behaviours in young people.

The core of the programme is a major longitudinal study of a single cohort of around 4,000 young people who started secondary school in Edinburgh in the autumn of 1998.
 

Fact sheet that makes the case for a practice that can benefit the person harmed by an offence, the person responsible and those residing in affected communities.

Guidance for professionals in residential care to build and maintain the relationships with young people and their families which can meet their needs for safety and security and contribute to achieving desired outcomes.

Factsheet that discussses the issue that adults and young people with learning and communication difficulties are over represented in prisons and the secure estate.