Beyond Youth Custody

Theme: Engaging young people

Working together to make Beyond Youth Custody’s research count

28 March 2018 | Posts

On Thursday 22 March 2018, BYC co-hosted a conference in London on the improvement of policy and practice in the effective resettlement of young people, in partnership with Making Research Count at the University of Bedfordshire and King’s College London.

Practitioner event – Involving Young People in Youth Justice Services

5 January 2018 | Posts

Clinks’ Service User Involvement Managers’ Network, in partnership with BYC, Peer Power and Everton in the Community, are holding a workshop about effective youth participation and engagement.

Constructive approaches – putting children first in the Youth Justice System

22 November 2017 | Blog

Sean Creaney and Stephen Case write about constructive approaches to youth justice.

Five steps to good resettlement

16 May 2017 | Blog

For a recent piece in Children and Young People Now, Pippa talks about five key ways the voluntary sector is helping the resettlement of young people.

ADAPT makes the headlines

5 August 2014 | Posts

Seven young adults from the ADAPT project have made a series of short films about their life experiences with the charity Headliners.

ADAPT, Salford

2 May 2014 | Case studies

Julia Pennington, Operations Manager from the Salford Foundation, describes how staff on the ADAPT project develop effective relationships with participants.

Beyond Youth Custody publishes a practitioner’s guide on how to engage young people in resettlement

9 April 2014 | Posts

The Beyond Youth Custody Programme launches its latest piece of work today on engaging young people in resettlement.

Engaging young people in resettlement: a practitioner’s guide

9 April 2014 | Publications

This practitioner’s guide reports on research undertaken by Beyond Youth Custody on the issue of engaging young people in resettlement services and considers the implications for work with young people leaving custody.

Young and gifted: how the ADAPT model mentors young people and reduces reoffending

31 March 2014 | Blog

Julia Pennington, Operations Manager, Offender Services, Salford Foundation, describes the approach that ADAPT has to building relationships with young people and the qualities of effective staff.

Writing competition for young people who have been in custody – winner announced!

28 March 2014 | Posts

A huge thank you to all the young people who sent us their entries and shared their experiences with us.

Engaging young people in resettlement: research summary

18 November 2013 | Publications

Research summary of our briefing, which reports on research undertaken by Beyond Youth Custody that aims to contribute to an understanding of effective engagement in a resettlement context.

Engaging young people in resettlement: research report

18 November 2013 | Publications

A report on research undertaken by Beyond Youth Custody that aims to contribute to an understanding of effective engagement in a resettlement context.

Safe Hands, Everton

1 May 2014 | Case studies

Sue Gregory, Safe Hands Manager, describes how the project structure enables participants to develop through the journey of engagement.


Resettlement of young offenders: informing practice, improving outcomes