Guidance

Ways to improve quality

How to improve the quality of your service. Guidance for youth offending team practitioners and managers.

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It offers detailed information for youth offending teams on:

  • professional development
  • getting feedback
  • contributing to service development
  • reflective practice

It offers detailed information for managers on:

  • management oversight
  • in-depth quality assurance initiatives
  • service user involvement
  • stakeholder feedback

For more information, read:

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

How to work in court: section 2 case management guidance

How to manage bail and remands: section 3 case management guidance

How to assess children in the youth justice system: 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

How to support parents of children in the youth justice system: section 9 case management guidance

Published 15 October 2014
Last updated 1 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. This document was updated to remove factual inaccuracies. It will be subject to a more extensive revision, to reflect the 2019 standards for children in the youth justice system, in the near future.
  2. This guidance was revised following the publication of standards for children in the youth justice system 2019.
  3. First published.