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Publication - Guidance

Diverting young people from prosecution: toolkit

Published: 22 May 2011
ISBN:
978 1 78045 260 9

Guidance for service providers on providing effective, tailored and appropriate interventions for young people who offend.

24 page PDF

475.7kB

24 page PDF

475.7kB

Contents
Diverting young people from prosecution: toolkit
Footnotes

24 page PDF

475.7kB

Footnotes

1. To access the Annexes please visit the Scottish Government's Whole System Approach website. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Justice/crimes/youth-justice/reoffending

2. This does not mean that those over 18 should be excluded from youth justice diversion programmes as consideration should always be given to maturity and needs.

3. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/06/30162955/0

4. TailoredServices

5. Youth Justice Guidance www.cjsw.ac.uk

6. It is expected that this data will be analysed to monitor improvement - see here.

7. http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/pubs/Diversion-from-Prosecution-to-Social-Work-in-Scotland/298

8. http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/pubs/Diversion-from-Prosecution-to-Social-Work-in-Scotland/298

9. GIRFEC - http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/childrensservices/girfec

10. http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/pubs/Criminal-Justice-Transitions-Edinburgh-Study-of-Youth-Transitions-and-Crime-Research-Digest-No-14/39

11. Worrall A, (2001) 'Girls at risk? Reflections on changing attitudes to young women's offending': Probation Journal. June 2001;

12. Referral of 16 and 17 year olds who are charged with domestic abuse can only be undertaken in exceptional circumstances- see here


Contact

Email: youth.justice@gov.scot

Telephone: 0131 244 5443

Post:
Care and Justice Division
Scottish Government
Area 2-B North
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ