'Going the Distance': An Evaluation of Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services Mobile Garda Youth Diversion Project

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dc.contributor.author Leahy, Pat
dc.contributor.author Buckley, Margaret
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-27T10:53:24Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-27T10:53:24Z
dc.date.issued 2020-03
dc.identifier.citation Leahy, P. and Buckley, M. (2020) 'Going the Distance': An Evaluation of Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services Mobile Garda Youth Diversion Project. Mallow: Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services, Ltd, pp. 1-40. en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 40 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-906642-98-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/12008
dc.description.abstract Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services (CDYS) are a regional youth organisation and a member region of Youth Work Ireland (YWI) based in County Cork. CDYS provide a range of service to young people including youth clubs, targeted youth projects and Local Training Initiatives. CDYS have successfully operated Garda Youth Diversion Projects in Cobh (established 2002) and Mallow (established 2007) for a number of years. In so doing they have built a solid base of professional expertise and established excellent linkages with the Juvenile Liaison Officers (JLO) from An Garda Síochána and relevant agencies such as the schools. In 2017, CDYS with the support of An Garda Síochána applied to the Irish Youth Justice Service (IYJS) to provide a ‘Mobile Garda Youth Diversion Project’ (MGYDP) in County Cork to cater for the hitherto unmet needs of the young people in Cork North Garda Division (Northern and Eastern areas) by providing intense support and intervention to high risk young people (CDYS, 2017). At the time it was (conservatively) estimated that CDYS could not work with 50 to 60 young people who would benefit from engagement with a diversion project. The mobile initiative would rectify this situation. This application was successful, and the project commenced operations in September 2017. In July 2019 this research study was contracted to evaluate the project’s performance to date. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services, Ltd. en
dc.rights © 2020, Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services Ltd./ Margaret Buckley/ Pat Leahy en
dc.subject Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services en
dc.subject Garda Youth Diversion Projects en
dc.subject Cobh en
dc.subject Mallow en
dc.title 'Going the Distance': An Evaluation of Cloyne Diocesan Youth Services Mobile Garda Youth Diversion Project en
dc.type Report en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Margaret Buckley, Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: margaret.buckley@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2021-09-23T14:39:48Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
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dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.placepublication Mallow, Co. Cork, Ireland en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress margaret.buckley@ucc.ie en

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