Guidance

How to use reports

How to prepare reports for courts and youth offender panels. Guidance for youth offending teams and managers.

Documents

Details

Guidance offers detailed information for youth offending teams on:

  • the different types of report
  • interviews with children and young people
  • what information to include
  • how to complete a pre-sentence report
  • how to prepare a pre-sentence report for a young person soon to be 18-years-old
  • the different types of court Requirement
  • how to use a Referral Panel Report

Guidance offers detailed information for managers on:

  • how to follow the national standards
  • how to improve the quality of a report
  • what to do if you are not able to complete a report

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

Published 15 October 2014