Sharon Gray, YJB Board member, discusses neurodiversity in the youth justice system

Published: 03/04/2024

At least one in three people who touch the justice system are thought to be neurodivergent, which is twice the proportion in the general population, reflects YJB Board member, Sharon Gray OBE. She says: “It is simply unacceptable that a child is more likely to be criminalised because of their differences.” In this YJB blog,…
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YJS Management Board feedback form (October 2023)

Published: 02/11/2023

Summary This is a form which members of the YJS Management Board complete to give feedback on being a Board member. Description The form helps to assess knowledge and skills gaps and get feedback to improve the YJS Management Board. Please find the form located here. Contact Organisation: Electronic Monitoring Programme – HM Prison and Probation…
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Management Board Governance and Leadership – Youth Justice Board (December 2021)

Published: 07/10/2022

Summary: Slides created by the Youth Justice Board to promote understanding of the role of Youth Justice Management Boards and engagement of participants.  Description: The Youth Justice Board has shared some training slides that can be used with youth justice management boards to support their engagement and understanding of their role. The slides have been…
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Youth Justice Management Board Induction Pack and Terms of Reference – Neath and Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service (April 2021)

Published: 25/10/2021

Summary Neath and Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have shared their management board induction pack and associated documents to support board members to have a clear overview of their role and improve governance arrangements.  Description Neath and Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service, have designed and shared their induction pack…
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Staff Understanding of the Management Board – Neath and Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service (April 2021)

Published: 25/10/2021

Summary Neath and Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention service have shared their experience of increasing knowledge and understanding of each other roles. Description A full inspection in October 2018 by HM Inspectorate of Probation of Western Bay Youth Justice and Early Intervention service highlighted that the Management Board and the service were disconnected, with…
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Safeguarding Report for Management Board – Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service (April 2021)

Published: 25/10/2021

Summary Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have shared a report template used to support communication and escalation of safeguarding concerns with the Board.  Description Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have created a safeguarding report template which is used to report back to the Management Board around…
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Partner Proforma for Management Board – Neath Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service (April 2021)

Published: 25/10/2021

Summary Neath Port Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have shared the pro-forma used by partners to feedback any key developments and facilitate discussions at Board meetings. Description The pro-forma is used by all the other partners that attend management board meetings.  It aims to provide information prior to the governance board date and allow…
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Newsletter for Management Board – Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service (April 2021)

Published: 25/10/2021

Summary Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have shared a copy of the newsletter used by the service to inform the management board of key areas of work.   Description Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have shared the newsletter which is used by the service to communicate with the…
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Briefing on Inspection of Youth Justice Services and the Role of the Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service Management Board – Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service (April 2021)

Published: 25/10/2021

Summary Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have shared their HM Inspectorate of Probation inspection framework briefing provided to Board members.  Description Neath Port and Talbot Youth Justice and Early Intervention Service have shared their HM Inspectorate of Probation inspection framework briefing document provided to Board members. The briefing document is part of management board members induction…
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Disproportionality Spotlight Actions and Decisions Log (Management Board) – Tower Hamlets and City of London (October 2020)

Published: 16/11/2020

Summary: Attached is Tower Hamlets and City of London Youth Justice Service toolkit, which is used at their management board to help identify and challenge disproportionality.     Aim: Help highlight, track and challenge some key disproportionality concerns in Tower Hamlets and City of London Youth Justice Service and partners     Description: The Tower…
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