Desistance Approaches in Youth Justice - the Next Passing Fad or a Sea-change for the Positive?

Research in Practice
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

This research examines how well the strengths-based desistance approach in youth justice has been rolled out in practice and makes suggestions for areas of improvement.

Desistance-focused practice is a strengths-based approach that seeks to address the barriers to ceasing offending behaviour. Picture: Zinkevych/Adobe Stock
Desistance-focused practice is a strengths-based approach that seeks to address the barriers to ceasing offending behaviour. Picture: Zinkevych/Adobe Stock

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