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Transitions of Incarcerated Youth in Finland

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This chapter addresses the transitions of incarcerated youth in Finland. A brief overview of the Finnish juvenile justice system, and the laws and policies that relate to the provision of transition or aftercare services will be offered. A deeper discussion on the topic of transition in the light of the Taxonomy of Transition Programming 2.0 is then provided as to how the Finnish system addresses challenges of youth transition is provided. This is followed by highlighting a number of specific transition challenges experienced by Finnish youth during transition to the community. Case studies offered to illustrate these issues. Finally, policy implications are discussed and suggestions for further reading.

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Harrikari, T., Hautala, S. (2018). Transitions of Incarcerated Youth in Finland. In: O’Neill, S. (eds) Incarcerated Youth Transitioning Back to the Community. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0752-2_12

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