SIPR Webinar: Child Sexual Exploitation

The development and role of networks in child sexual exploitation: A social network analysis approach to understanding group associated CSE Child sexual exploitation and abuse have been recognized as issues of increasing concern by the UK and Scottish government, and a strategic policing priority. This is in part fuelled by media reporting of large scale,...

Reducing Drug Deaths : Exploring New Ideas

A series of webinars highlighting Scotland’s drugs death crisis and enabling us to consider an urgent issue from a variety of perspectives. Join us on this series of Zoom Webinars during October and November 2020 for presentations from four distinguished keynote speakers … • Thursday 29 October 2020 @ 6pm Dr Saket Priyardarshi, Associate Medical...

Webinar: Abolishing Prison: What Happens Then?

Chris Daw QC outlines his argument in favour of the abolition of prisons and considers what would happen then. A leading criminal defence barrister with over 25 years’ experience, who has represented clients in some of the UK’s most complex, serious and headline-grabbing cases, Chris Daw QC is also a popular writer and commentator on...

How does politics shape inequalities? webinar

Explore the role of politics in both creating and shaping inequalities, and the ways in which inequalities play out over time and space. Chair: Professor Susan McVie (University of Edinburgh) Speakers: Professor Stephen Farrall, Dr Emily Gray and Dr Phil Jones (all University of Derby) Discussants: TBC This webinar presents findings from a University of...

Coffee & Chat: Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ)

Share your coffee break with people working in the Justice sector. Make a cuppa and join us! Justice and Arts Scotland are very excited to welcome Debbie Nolan, Practice Development Advisor at CYCJ, and Ruth Kerracher, Youth Justice Participation Worker CYCJ and STAF, to our Coffee and Chat series. This short informal session (45 minutes)...

Alcohol Occasionals – Health inequality theory & the ‘alcohol harm paradox’

Jennifer Boyd – “Beyond behaviours: How health inequality theory can enhance our understanding of the ‘alcohol harm paradox’” Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) warmly invite you to join us online on Wednesday 20 January from 12:30-14:00 GMT for our first SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021. Jennifer...

The Scottish Picture of Anti-Social Behaviour

The Scottish Picture of Anti-Social Behaviour Back in February we hosted a fishbowl discussion on antisocial behaviour as part of the Firestarter Festival. The discussion centred on how society and policy could view antisocial behaviour with a more compassionate, trauma-informed lens that accounts for and addresses the social determinants underlying behaviours and still supports victims....

Trauma Informed Practice in Community Safety

Trauma informed practice in community safety Join us on 28th October to talk with Steph Crisp, a PhD student from Stirling University about her research project: Trauma informed practice in Scottish Community Safety Partnerships. The project will explore the day to day practices that are involved in community safety work, seeking to understand what this...

Community Justice Scotland: Our National Event

Community Justice Scotland: Our National Event We are excited to announce our third national event in March 2020. This event will shine the spotlight on some of the local community justice projects that are transforming lives and communities across the country and kick-start the conversation about what we can do to make Scotland a better...