The life experiences of young offenders in custody are undeniably diverse. This includes diversity in socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Various risk factors that may increase the likelihood of deviant behaviours and involvement in crime overlap those similar to mental health – ranging from living in poverty, child abuse, family breakdown to history of drug abuse and truancy. 1,032 more words
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Two young offenders face numerous charges following a police pursuit Thursday morning in Essex.
Ontario Provincial Police say they received reports of a vehicle being driven erratically. 115 more words
Young people suffer assault, restraint and solitary confinement
Children in prison in England & Wales are experiencing high levels of assault, restraint and solitary confinement according to the latest annual report from the Chief Inspector. 686 more words
Being able to accurately process emotional cues from others is a critical ability that underpins effective and appropriate interpersonal relationships. If we misread signals, or miss cues from others altogether, it can lead to some embarrassing and uncomfortable moments. 605 more words