Scottish Prison Service Vision for Young People in Custody

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Abstract

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Vision for Young People in Custody, which launched in December 2014, seeks to mitigate the negative aspects of custody and support young people to use the period in custody to prepare for a positive future. In this month’s Information Sheet, Debbie Nolan talks about how the approach is premised upon the recognition of young people’s unique needs and vulnerabilities, as well as potential.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages2
Edition32
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jan 2015

Keywords

  • scottish prison service
  • young offenders
  • young people in custody
  • community-based services
  • youth justice system
  • youth justice services

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