Scotland’s youth justice practice guidance for 2021

Date: 8th July 2021
Category: Children of prisoners


‘A Guide to Youth Justice: policy, practice and legislation’ is aimed at practitioners and managers who work with children and young people who offend or who are at risk of offending. It is also useful for academics, educators and anyone else with an interest in youth and criminal justice.

A new section on participation has been added alongside fifteen other sections covering a wide variety of themes, including:

  • Children’s rights
  • Diversity
  • Restorative justice
  • Adversity and trauma
  • Risk management
  • Mental health
  • Speech and language communication needs

Access the guidance here.