Serious Youth Violence and its Relationship with Adverse Childhood Experiences Research Report – Manchester Youth Justice Service Pathfinder (June 2021)


Access to the research report from Manchester Metropolitan University in regards to serious youth violence and its relationship to adverse childhood experiences within Manchester Youth Justice. 


Manchester Metropolitan University published, serious youth violence and its relationship with adverse childhood experience (2021) report.

The report was commissioned by Manchester Youth Justice Service, and funded through the Youth Justice Board Pathfinder. The report explores the nature and prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) within the youth justice cohort in Manchester, along with children- experiences of ACEs and serious youth violence.

The report further explores children and practitioner- views of youth justice practice, in particular, the use of trauma-informed interventions.

Also available, is a short film trauma city: a tale of serious youth violence and a comic book version of the film which may be of interest.


Youth justice service:Manchester youth justice service
Name:Marie Mclaughlin