School of Social Work & Social PolicyNews archive 2019
I am very pleased to announce that Sue Rawcliffe has now successfully completed her PhD in Social Work
CYCJ paper calls for change
Fifty years since the Social Work (Scotland) 1968 Act changed children’s welfare, Scotland’s Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) has produced a paper calling for further radical change that is firmly based in children’s rights.
Siblings, contact and the law: an overlooked relationship?
On Friday 25 January 2019, the Children, Young People and Families Research Cluster in School of Social Work & Social Policy along with Stand up for Siblings will be hosting a seminar delivered by Daniel Monk, Professor of Law at Birkbeck, University of London
Strengthening links between Scotland and Shanghai
Partnership working links between Shanghai and Scotland have been strengthened following a visit to China’s ‘birthplace of juvenile justice’ by representatives from the Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) and the University of Strathclyde.
Carnegie Trust Vacation Scholarship
Lisa McGuiness, a third year BA (Hons) social work student has just been awarded a Carnegie Trust Vacation Scholarship
United Nations launch for global Justice for Children initiative
A global initiative, based at the University of Strathclyde, is launching a campaign to place children at the heart of justice at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva on Thursday, July 4.
Service User Involvement Guide to support community justice innovation
A practical guide to service user involvement in community justice that can contribute to service innovation, and help recovery and support desistance from offending, has been produced by the University of Strathclyde and the Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ).
Adoption of a trauma-informed approach for young people in custody
An article exploring the adoption of a trauma-informed approach for young people in custody, written by Nina Vaswani (Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice) and Sally Paul (the School of Social Work and Social Policy), has been published in the prestigious Howard Journal of Crime and Justice.
School of Social Work & Social Policy: Seminar Series 2019/20
The School of Social Work and Social Policy are delighted to announce their seminar series for 2019/2020, beginning on December 11th.