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Wednesday 23rd of September 2020

IJJO Conference

 

Topics

Book of the Fifth IJJO International Conference

 

Theme for Workshops and Research Posters:
“Criminality or Social Exclusion? International Perspectives”

(i) Policy development for socially excluded children and young people in trouble; diversion and inclusion strategies

  • Political and policy initiatives to reduce involvement in crime amongst children and young people living in high-crime areas
  • Initiatives which promote children and young people’s participation in decisions about policy and practice concerning youth victimisation and criminality
  • Government initiatives to limit access to, and the use of, knives and guns by children and young people
  • Engaging ethnic and cultural minorities in crime prevention, crime reduction and community safety strategies
     

(ii) Economic interventions, cost avoidance and value for money services

  • Economic initiatives to reduce involvement in crime amongst children and young people living in high-crime areas
  • Achieving cost avoidance in work with socially excluded young people and their families
     

(iii) Community and multi-agency interventions; social inclusion, crime reduction, alternatives to custody and custodial/decarceration programmes

  • Community and neighbourhood initiatives to reduce involvement in the criminal justice system amongst children and young people living in high-crime areas
  • Community and neighbourhood initiatives to reduce crime and victimisation amongst young people living in high-crime areas
  • Community policing with children and young people in high crime areas
  • The significance of education and healthcare services in promoting social cohesion, crime prevention and reducing victimisation in high crime areas
  • Integrating young people in trouble; community responses, alternatives to custody and decarceration programmes
  • Integrating young people in trouble; custodial responses
     

(iv) Effective practice; direct/individual work with children, parents and families

  • Gang/group offending prevention, desistance and mediation programmes
  • Interventions with parents and families to prevent or reduce gang involvement
  • Preventive intervention with vulnerable ethnic and cultural minorities in high crime/gang affected neighbourhoods
  • Disrupting links between gang/group offending and criminal business organisations
  • Interventions to prevent and/or reduce the sexual victimisation of children and young people
  • Legal interventions to improve the situation of socially marginalised children and young people in trouble
  • Residential and family support services to promote successful reintegration of socially excluded and young people in trouble
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