Case Study: Secure Care in Sweden

Claire Lightowler, Carole Dearie

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This case study by CYCJ’s Claire Lightowler and Carole Dearie discusses secure care outcomes, legislation, policy and practice in Sweden, particularly highlighting similarities and differences to Scotland. It is based on a review of the literature, analysis of governmental data, a visit to a secure care unit for young girls and discussions with secure care staff and academics based in Sweden in October 2015.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 23 Feb 2016


  • secure care
  • case study
  • sweden
  • young people


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