Guidance

Custody and resettlement

How to plan for the custody and resettlement of children and young people. Guidance for youth justice practitioners.

Documents

Pathways to Resettlement

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Young person's resettlement journey

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Detail

This guidance offers detailed information for youth justice practitioners on:

  • the custodial sentences available
  • the role of the YOT case manager
  • the role of the secure estate practitioner
  • the role of the Youth Justice Board Placement Service
  • the role of Children’s Services
  • planning
  • preparing for release
  • process for review
  • initial planning
  • young people with special educational needs
  • visits
  • review meetings
  • conditions and procedures

For more information, read:

How to use out-of-court disposals: section 1 case management guidance

Work in court: section 2 case management guidance

Manage bail and remands: section 3 case management guidance

Assess young offenders: section 4 case management guidance

How to use reports: section 5 case management guidance

How to use community interventions: section 6 case management guidance

Custody and resettlement: section 7 case management guidance

Ways to improve quality: section 8 case management guidance

Support parents of young offenders: section 9 case management guidance