Our blog allows those working with NKBL and young people to contribute their views, policy ideas and constructive criticism on a regular basis.


We also feature guest blogs covering a host of related topics to stimulate debate around violence and related issues affecting Scotland’s young people.

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We are looking for as wide a range of contributors as possible with a diverse mix of views.


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  • The contribution of youth work in a custodial environment

    13 September 2018 By admin, Service Manager
    Lisa Hogg, Service Manager at Barnardo's Scotland, talks about the contribution of youth work in a custodial environment.
  • Positive Prevention – are we there yet?

    13 September 2018 By admin, Director
    Dr Claire Lightowler, Director at CYCJ, explores how to make the approach to youth justice truly preventative.
  • The Plea Bargain

    13 September 2018 By admin, Uncategorized
    Guest blogger Martin shares his creative response to the recent knife crime surge in London.
  • What is positive prevention and what does it mean for community safety?

    13 September 2018 By admin, Uncategorized
    We’re holding our first unconference on Friday 29 September in Glasgow to discuss youth work’s contribution to positive prevention and community safety.
  • What is an unconference?

    13 September 2018 By admin, Uncategorized
    This September, we're hosting an unconference for partners to share best practice and shape the direction of the programme. But wait a second... What exactly is an unconference?

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