Children and young people in conflict with the law (Principles of Good Transitions 3 Supplement)

A publication to inform, structure and encourage the continual improvement of support for children and young people with additional support needs who are making the transition to young adult life.

"... for everyone who works with children and young people who are in conflict with the law or at risk of this. It is relevant to all settings and all organisations and services that play a part in children and young people’s lives." - Dr Gill Robinson, Youth Justice Improvement Board

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Supporting People’s Communication Needs Course

Developed in partnership with Community Justice Scotland this training course is for people working in the justice sector to enhance understanding of how to meet communication needs. The learning objectives are:

  • how to recognise when people need support
  • how to adapt communication styles
  • identifying good practice in your own area of work
  • identifying how other justice professionals adapt their practices to support communication needs

The course is free as part of the collaborative effort to make justice systems and processes more accessible for everyone who uses them.

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Supporting Offenders with Learning Disabilities

Criminal Justice Pathway

Report from the Supporting Offenders with Learning Disabilities Network.

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This report seeks to inform and guide local and national planning and practice related to improving support for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour brings them into contact with the criminal justice system and to reduce offending by them.

Criminal Justice Pathway