youth offending

A systematic review of selected interventions to reduce juvenile re-offending

Report of the methods and results of a systematic review of primary research on the effectiveness of selected interventions to reduce juvenile re-offending. The review provides answers to the question of the relative effectiveness of a small number of selected interventions in reducing juvenile re-offending.    

Apex Scotland: publications

Web page of publications produced by Apex Scotland. It includes annual reports and annual lectures.

Children, young people and offending: draft action plan 2011-2014

Draft action plan that sets out how the Children, Young People and Offending sub group will contribute towards the implementation of the Northern Ireland Children and Young People’s Plan. This overall plan sets out that all CYPSP planning work will contribute towards a shift to early intervention, and to integration of resources from all possible sources in order to improve outcomes for children and young people.

Includem: YouTube channel

Includem's YouTube channel of video resources. Includem is a specialist voluntary organisation that provides 24/7 one-to-one support to Scotland's most vulnerable young people.

Care - a stepping stone to custody? The views of children in care on the links between care, offending and custody

The report sets out the facts about the experiences of these children and young people, both during their early years and as they progress through the care system.

The proposed abolition of the Youth Justice Board (Tenth report of session 2010-12)

Report on a time-critical aspect of the system: the proposed abolition of the Youth Justice Board (YJB). Its inclusion in the Public Bodies Bill is currently the subject of ‘ping pong’ between the two Houses.