Beyond Youth Custody

A national programme which examines and promotes best practice in the resettlement of young people and young adults leaving custody.

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New report on gangs says focus on resettlement after custody to reduce crime

7 April 2015 | Tagged with the theme:

Research from Beyond Youth Custody released today looks at how to address the growing concern of managing gang-involved young people when they are released from prison

Criminal Justice Alliance conference – What should an agenda for the new government look like?

18 March 2015 | Tagged with the theme:

The first ever Criminal Justice Alliance conference took place in March and brought together members of the CJA, practitioners, policy makers and other criminal justice stakeholders to consider: ‘what should an agenda for the new government look like?’

Are young people being “set up to fail” on release from custody?

17 February 2015 | Tagged with the theme:

Beyond Youth Custody research released today says young people do not feel prepared for release and lack the support they need to cope with the transition back into the community.

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How to tailor the resettlement process to meet the needs of gang-involved young people

Apr
07
2015
Joel Dawes
Community Support Worker - Nacro

Joel Dawes talks about some of the complexities involved in the resettlement of gang-involved young people and the rewards of seeing an entrenched gang member decide to ‘go straight’

Excited and scared at the same time

Feb
17
2015
Young Advisor
U R Boss project

As part of our research into how young people cope with the transition from being released from custody to community, we heard from Young Advisors from the U R Boss Project.

It can feel like you are being set up to fail

Feb
17
2015
Young Advisor
U R Boss project

As part of our research into how young people cope with the transition from being released from custody to community, we heard from Young Advisors from the U R Boss Project.

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Resettlement of young offenders: informing practice, improving outcomes