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Topics: Literature review, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Mental Health, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This review covers: trends in youth offending in New Zealand, developmental considerations, interventions and youth offending, characteristics of effective programmes, and specific responsivity (2012).
with: NZ Police
These reports look into the assessment and validation of the Youth Offending Risk Screening Tool (YORST). The first report responds to a request by the New Zealand Police to conduct a literature review of risk screening instruments for youth offenders, with a particular focus on the methods used to establish...
This report is the first in a new series of reports to be published annually presenting youth justice statistics. In previous years, young offender statistics were presented in the annual report series titled 'Conviction and Sentencing of Offenders in New Zealand'. This report examines trends in Police apprehensions of...
Social Work Now, Issue 27, pages 6-12 In 1989, new legislation resulted in a new youth justice system for New Zealand that is now recognised as the first formal adoption by the legal system in any country of a system of justice based on restorative principles and practice. It also...
Contents Minister's foreword Introduction The issues What we have learned Children and young people charged in court Apprehension rates of children and young people The...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Whānau, Youth
This report presents the findings from the Youth Court research project. The research was an exploratory project aimed at providing insights into the experiences and views of young people going through the court, their families/whānau, and the experiences of Youth Court professionals. The research was...
Access to tobacco is recognised as one of the environmental risk factors for young people taking up smoking. Participants in the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Youth Insights Survey (YIS) of Year 10 students were asked whether they thought they could get cigarettes or tobacco from anyone in their family/...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Emissions, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
To reduce New Zealanders’ exposure to second-hand smoke and denormalise smoking behaviour, smoking is prohibited in a range of places, including indoor areas of work and licensed premises, and the grounds and buildings of schools and early childhood centres (The Smoke-free Environments Amendment Act, 2003). Possible ways to...
Participants in the 2012 YIS were asked about whether they had seen cigarette or tobacco packs being displayed in shops as well as whether or not they agreed with a ban on such displays. Findings are reported by smoking status, ethnicity, gender, and school decile status.
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
The Classification Office and UMR Research investigated the use of entertainment mediums by persons aged 16-18 years. The 460 respondents to the survey had attended the Office's Censor for a Day 2006 events in Wellington, Christchurch, Nelson and Invercargill. They were asked about the most recent film, computer game and...
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