Family group conferences in youth justice

  title={Family group conferences in youth justice},
  author={Robin Mutter PhD Ba Cqsw and Paul Dugmore Ba and Mina Hyare Ma Ba Aasw Pg Dip Sw Pqsw},
This paper discusses part of an evaluation of the ‘Family Group Conference (FGC) Project for Young People Who Offend’ within a large social services department (‘Exshire’). The evaluation covers all 30 family group conferences during a 15-month period from September 2000 to December 2001. This article presents the findings relating to young people along with changes in their psychosocial profile using a modified version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ; Goodman 1997). The… CONTINUE READING