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'Young People and Crime - Where to Now?'


Morning Session - The Evolving Landscape

9.30am Introduction
Mr Barry Andrews TD - Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

9.50am Achievements to date and vision for the future
Presentation slides  Script  Audio 
Ms Michelle Shannon - National Director, Irish Youth Justice Service

10.10am Key Note Speaker - Hull: Towards a Restorative City
Presentation slides  Estelle MacDonald audio / Mark Finnis audio 
Ms Estelle MacDonald & Mr Mark Finnis - Hull Centre for Restorative Practices

Mid Morning Session - Interagency Models that Work

11.15am Key Note Speaker - Interagency Models from Denmark
Presentation slides  Script  Part 1 (Lars Rand Jensen) audio / Part 2 Henrik Andersen) audio / Part 3 (Lars Rand Jensen) audio 
Dr Lars Rand Jensen - Chairman of the National SSP-committee
Mr Henrik Andersen - Chief Prosecutor, Fyns Politi

12pm Current Projects
(1) Working together to reduce youth crime
Presentation slides  Script   Sean Redmond audio / Colette Quinn audio 
Mr Seán Redmond - Head of Young Offender Programmes, Irish Youth Justice Service & Supt. Colette Quinn - Garda Office for Children and Youth Affairs

(2) Priority Youth Offender Project
Presentation Slides  Audio 
Ms Alice Chapman - Director of Youth Conference Service, Youth Justice Agency of Northern Ireland

Afternoon Session - Moving Forward

2pm Key Elements in Developing a New Youth Justice Strategy
White Paper on Crime
Presentation slides  Script   Audio 
Mr Doncha O'Sullivan - White Paper on Crime Unit, Department of Justice and Equality

Standards in Detention
Presentation slides  Audio 
Mr Tony O'Donovan - Child Welfare Advisor, Irish Youth Justice Service

Assessing the Risk of Offending
Presentation slides  Audio 
Ms Siobhán Young - Head of Mental Health, Irish Youth Justice Service

Youth Crime Case Management System
Presentation slides  Audio 
Chief Superintendent Patrick Leahy - An Garda Síochána

Experience of Community Sanctions
Presentation slides  Audio 
Ms Mary Moore - Regional Manager, Young Persons Probation

Young People and Reoffending
Presentation slides  Audio 
Ms Nicola Hughes - University College Dublin

4.30pm Where do we go to now? Summary of Conference Themes
Presentation slides  Audio 

Mr Ruairí Gogan - Irish Youth Justice Service

5pm Closing Comments
Mr Seán Aylward - Secretary General, Department of Justice and Equality


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