The Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice is seeking the photographic talents of Scotland’s young people for its new design project.
Welcome to our news section where you'll find the latest Criminal Justice and Youth Justice headlines and information on upcoming events.
If you have a news story that you think should be included on this page or an event that you 'd like to promote, please send details to the Centre's e-mail address.
Putting young people in the picture
High Risk Youth Project - open for referrals
The Managing High Risk Youth Project at the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice, which launched earlier this month, is now underway.
Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice Flyer
The Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ), formerly known as the Criminal Justice and Social Work Development Centre is now based within the School of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Strathlcyde. The Centre operates to provide active practice suppot to practitioners and managers accross Scotland in the delivery of youth justice services. The team is connected with all of Scotland's local authority areas and supports front-line workers, both single and multi-agency, in developing and implementing all priority areas as identified by the Scottish Government.
Systemic Practice and Family Interventions Training
Youth Justice National Development Team Annual Report
We are now at www.cycj.org.uk
Our new website address is www.cycj.org.uk. Please note that this site is now out of use, and will be closing shortly.
You can contact us as follows:
University of Strathclyde
Applied Social Sciences
Lord Hope Building
141 St James Road,
Domestic Abuse Conference - 30th of January 2013
This one day conference, facilitated by the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre, looks at the impact of Domestic Abuse in relation to young people involved in the Criminal Justice System.
Presentations and workshops will look at current research, programmes of support, intervention and education, and will provide an opportunity for practitioners to share good practice and current challenges in working with young people in this field.
Youth Justice Conference 2012 Video
Strengthening Group Work Through Evidence-Based Group Work and International Standards
Monday 10th of December, 2012 from 9:30 AM (Registration - 10AM start) to 1:00 PM (followed by lunch)
Premier Inn, 187 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1YU
This half-day seminar will bring together group work practitioners.
New Technologies and Child Protection: Challenges and Solutions (Save the Date - 1st March 2013)
The Internet has broadened many aspects of our lives in untold positive ways. For children it provides incredible opportunities to learn, socialise and play, yet it also brings new risks and dangers into their lives. Professionals working in childcare increasingly have to help children and young people balance risks and opportunities online, recognising the realities of sexual offending and online sexually problematic behaviours.