Biography

My professional background is in research, evaluation and policy development across youth justice and crime prevention, and child and family programmes. Since completing a Master's Degree in Community Development at NUI Galway in 2008 he has worked in research and programme evaluation projects on behalf of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre (UCFRC) at NUI Galway and the Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes, and Practice (REPPP) project at UL. John currently is the lead researcher on the ‘Making it Count' project, which studies how to make better use of evidence generated routinely in the youth justice system in order to inform youth justice policy and practice.

Research Interests

John's professional background is in research, evaluation and policy development across youth justice and crime prevention, and child and family programmes. Since completing a Master's Degree in Community Development at NUI Galway in 2008 he has worked in research and programme evaluation projects on behalf of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre (UCFRC) at NUI Galway and the Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes, and Practice (REPPP) project at UL. John currently is the lead researcher on the ‘Making it Count' project, which studies how to make better use of evidence generated routinely in the youth justice system in order to inform youth justice policy and practice.

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Published Reports

2022

Measuring Outcomes in Youth Justice Programmes: A Review of Literature and Practice Evidence

John Reddy and Sean Redmond (2022) Measuring Outcomes in Youth Justice Programmes: A Review of Literature and Practice Evidence. University of Limerick : esearch Evidence into Policy, Programmes, and Practice (REPPP), University of Limerick

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2022

The youth justice system in Ireland: a review (Revised 2022)

John Reddy (2022) The youth justice system in Ireland: a review (Revised 2022). University of Limerick : Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes and Practice (REPPP) Project, University of Limerick

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2022

Measuring Effectiveness in Ireland's Youth Justice System: Technical Report.

John Reddy and Sean Redmond (2022) Measuring Effectiveness in Ireland's Youth Justice System: Technical Report.. University of Limerick : Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes and Practice (REPPP) Project :1-44

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2020

Young People at Risk: YPAR Case Study

John Reddy, John Bamber, Johnny Connolly (2020) Young People at Risk: YPAR Case Study. Dublin, Ireland : Department of Justice

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2019

Improving the Measurement of Effectiveness in the Irish Youth Justice System

Reddy, J. and Redmond, S. (2019) Improving the Measurement of Effectiveness in the Irish Youth Justice System . University of Limerick, Limerick : The Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes and Practice (REPPP) Project, School of Law, UL :1-117

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2018

The Youth Justice System in Ireland: A Review

Reddy, J. (2018) The Youth Justice System in Ireland: A Review. University of Limerick : REPPP Project, School of Law, University of Limerick

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2018

Improving the Measurement of Effectiveness in the Irish Youth Justice System: International Review of Youth Justice Systems

Reddy, J. and Redmond S. (2018) Improving the Measurement of Effectiveness in the Irish Youth Justice System: International Review of Youth Justice Systems. University of Limerick : Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes and Practice (REPPP) Project

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2017

The Evaluation of the Mol an Óige Common Sense Parenting Programme

Reddy, J. and Canavan, J (2017) The Evaluation of the Mol an Óige Common Sense Parenting Programme. The National University of Ireland, Galway : UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre

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2016

Scoping Review of International and Irish Literature on Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Care

Moran, L., Devaney, C., McGregor, C. and Reddy, J. (2016) Scoping Review of International and Irish Literature on Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Care. The National University of Ireland, Galway : UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre

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2016

Monitoring & Evaluation Framework

Canavan, J. Reddy, J. and O'Grady D (2016) Monitoring & Evaluation Framework. Tulsa, Child and Family Agency : Tulsa, Child and Family Agency and the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre

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2015

Western Region Drugs Task Force (WRDTF) Family Support Needs Analysis 2015

Reddy, J. and O'Grady, D. (2015) Western Region Drugs Task Force (WRDTF) Family Support Needs Analysis 2015. Galway : Western Region Drugs Task Force

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2015

Review of the Treatment Foster Care Service in Co. Mayo and Co. Roscommon

Reddy, J. and Canavan, J. (2015) Review of the Treatment Foster Care Service in Co. Mayo and Co. Roscommon. The National University of Ireland, Galway : Tulsa, the Child and Family Agency and the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre,

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2013

Evaluation of the Community Safety Initiative of the Childhood Development Initiative

Kearns, N., Reddy, J. and Canavan, J (2013) Evaluation of the Community Safety Initiative of the Childhood Development Initiative. Dublin : Childhood Development Initiative

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2008

A Review of the Teenage Health Initiative (THI) in the former Western Health Board

Kearns, N. Reddy, J. and Canavan, J. (2008) A Review of the Teenage Health Initiative (THI) in the former Western Health Board. The National University of Ireland, Galway : UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre

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