Young people and 'risk'

Edited by Maggie Blyth, Enver Solomon, and Kerry Baker

Young people and 'risk'

Edited by Maggie Blyth, Enver Solomon, and Kerry Baker

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

128 pages | 6.69 x 9.65
Paperback $30.95 ISBN: 9781847420008 Published September 2007 For sale in North and South America only
Alongside the current media preoccupation with high risk offenders, there has been a shift towards a greater focus on risk and public protection in UK criminal justice policy. This report draws together a distinguished panel to consider both the theory and application of the risk concept in work with young people and young adults that offend.
Contents
Introduction - Enver Solomon and Maggie Blyth
Risk assessment and risk management: the right approach? - Hazel Kemshall
Risk in practice: systems and practitioner judgement - Kerry Baker
Young people and violence: balancing public protection and meeting needs - Gwyneth Boswell
Mental health, risk and antisocial behaviour in young offenders: challenges and opportunities - Sue Bailey, Robert Vermeiren and Paul Mitchell
Serious incidents in the Youth Justice System: management and accountability - Maggie Blyth
Working with young people in a culture of public protection - Mike Nash
Never too early?: reflections on research and interventions for early developmental prevention of serious harm - Ros Burnett
End note - Rob Allen
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