Research and analysis

Youth justice: education, training and employment source document

This publication was withdrawn on 27 May 2015

This is out of date material. View the YJB ‘case management guidance’ for guidance for youth offending teams and managers on how to work with children and young people in the youth justice system.

Youth justice practitioners and managers: use this background source document for education, employment and training guidance.


This document is written for practitioners and managers working with young people in the youth justice system. It summarises research and analyses evidence on the effectiveness of different services.

Contents cover:

  • assessment
  • individual needs
  • communication
  • service delivery
  • transition
  • training
  • management
  • service development
  • monitoring and evaluation