The level of exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) experienced by children in Scotland’s secure care estate has increased, according to the second secure care census undertaken by the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ).
To raise awareness of Restorative Justice (RJ) in a Scottish context, the Children and Young People's Centre for Justice (CYCJ) and Community Justice Scotland have created a short animation on behalf of the Scottish Government.
A top criminal defence lawyer and an academic on the criminology and criminal justice degree at the University of the West of Scotland are to become Associates of the Children and Young People's Centre for Justice (CYCJ).
We’re excited to announce that we’ve adapted our 2020 report calling for ‘rights respecting’ reform to Scotland’s youth justice system into a version for younger readers, giving them an understanding of the issues and challenges around Scotland’s youth justice system.
Today we have published our research report into the impact of COVID-19 on children and young people in Scotland, which shows that Scotland’s children and young people are feeling increasingly isolated in lockdown, as restrictions continue.
Kat Smith has recently begun working on the newly funded UKPRP SIPHER Consortium (https://sipher.ac.uk/), which is using complex systems modelling to try to achieve a shift from health policy to healthy public policy.
A comic aimed at helping young people deal with grief and bereavement has been produced in a Scottish Universities Insight Institute funded project involving BRIG members Susan, Sally and Nina and colleagues at the University of Dundee.