We spoke with Mica Aspinwall, project manager within Lancashire Child and Youth Justice Service about their Child-First Diversion Pathfinder, its evaluation and how they used the Centre's cost avoidance tool to demonstrate the benefits of diversion.
This briefing brings attention to the particular damaging impact that contact with the youth justice system has on the over children with Special Educational Needs and Disability, and provides practical ideas about what can be done to address this harm.
We spoke with Alex Stevens on his view on current drug policy and moving away from over intensive and stigmatising interventions.
Jason Kew reflects on The National Drugs Summit.
We spoke to Matt Tattersley, Project Manager at the Caring Dads Programme in Leeds, about their motivational approach to addressing fathers’ abusive behaviours within families.
This report summarises the evidence on the impact of unpaid work, identifies good practice and seeks to understand challenges in its delivery, so it can be as purposeful and as effective as possible.
The Centre calls for expansion of evidence-based practices and commission into alternative drug policies.
We co-hosted a session on #WeCops to get a better understandings of how front line officers feel about out of court disposals.
This report documents the findings of the process and outcomes evaluation of CASS+, a charity which provides advice and support from magistrates' court settings in Devon & Cornwall.
We spoke with Dr Anne-Marie Day, Criminology lecturer at Keele University about insights from her report ‘It’s a Hard Balance to Find’: The Perspectives of Youth Justice Practitioners in England on the Place of ‘Risk’ in an Emerging ‘Child-First’ World.