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Youth Justice

The Youth Justice Service aims to reduce offending by delivering a range of services to help young people achieve their full potential. It also aims to increase victim awareness and social inclusion and promotes safer communities. The service is delivered by children and families social work staff.

If you think you need their help you should contact your local social work office.

Other useful links and resources:-

Barnardo's Scotland

CELCIS - Centre for Excellence for Looked After children in Scotland

Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre

Domestic Abuse Resources and Training for Schools in Scotland (DARTSS) - from here you can access the DVD 'Crush' which guides pupils from S3-6 and teachers through the issues of teen abuse, gender stereotyping and bullying.

Getting it Right for Every Child in Lanarkshire

National Youth Justice Progress Report

Quarriers Intensive Support Services

Scottish Government - Early and Effective Intervention Framework of Core Elements

Scottish Government - Preventing Offending by children and young people

Scottish Government - Whole Systems Approach

Spiralling DVD and Toolkit - an education toolkit and film to help prevent domestic abuse in the next generation, by carrying out activities with and for children and young people of all ages.

Venture Trust - helping young people recognise what they need to change