An overhaul of secure children's homes is being called for in a critical report into the violent treatment of young people being confined against their will.
Amid rising knife crime, youth homelessness and care referrals, the case for spending on early help has never been so important, yet investment in prevention services has been falling, fuelling late interventions.
Experts assess whether revisiting proposals for police in schools can solve rise in youth violence.
Those wishing to work in youth justice have a number of options.
There is much confusion about what constitutes unregistered and unregistered care, the difference between such provision and if and in what circumstances it can be used, explains Jo Stephenson.
A rise in gang violence and youth crime has prompted policymakers to develop legislation to tackle the threats and boost funding for statutory and voluntary agencies to support child criminal exploitation victims.
This report presents findings and resources from a three-year review exploring...