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This manual is for youth justice service practitioners and managers.
Youth offending teams work with young people that get into trouble with the law, are arrested, or taken to court, and help them stay away from crime.
How and when to use out-of-court disposals. The informal and formal options as well as the decision-making process. It also covers how to respond to issues such as non-engagement. It explains the Child Gravity Matrix and who…
The home of Youth Justice Board for England and Wales on GOV.UK. We are a non-departmental public body responsible for overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales.
Why children are sent to custody, what it's like, visiting, advice and support
Youth justice annual statistics for 2022 to 2023 for England and Wales.
Parents can get in trouble with the law if their child gets arrested - find out about parenting programmes, Parenting Contracts and Parenting Orders
Contact details for youth justice services in England and Wales.
Youth crime prevention programmes - how young people are put on a programme, what they're like, mentoring and involving parents and families.
How to work with children in custody and plan for their future. It includes information on how to make resettlement constructive and apply this in practice. It also covers the different types of custodial sentence and the ro…
Youth justice statistics.
Contact details for youth justice services in London.
Advice and information on how to work with children in contact with the youth justice system. It covers building relationships, supervision, developing interventions, meeting different needs, safeguarding, work with victims,…
Information on the types of assessment, how to undertake one and what you should consider. It includes information on undertaking assessments to inform intervention plans, reviewing, AssetPlus as well as some specialist asse…
We are a non-departmental public body responsible for overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales.
A blog by Keith Fraser, YJB Chair and Board Champion for Over-Represented Children.
Information on the types of report, including pre-sentence reports, how they are used and what they should contain. It also includes information on how to manage court orders and specific requirements including electronic mo…
These standards define the minimum expectation for all agencies that provide statutory services to ensure good outcomes for children in the youth justice system.
Information on what happens when a child is arrested, including advice and what to consider at the police station, appropriate adults and when a child appears in court.
Contact details for youth justice services in the South East and South Central England.
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