Practice-based evaluations

This section contains practice and ways of working from youth justice services that have been evaluated. 

 

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Summary: County Lines Pathfinder have shared their evaluation and summary document detailing their early intervention in Police custody pilot.      Description: As part of the County Lines Pathfinder, and funded by project Addiction, Diversion, Disruption, Enforcement and Recovery (ADDER) Norfolk County Council have piloted an early intervention in police custody model and have shared the overview summary.  County lines pathfinder…
Summary: County Lines Pathfinder have shared a short paper that brings together research, evaluations and serious case reviews to support practitioners and managers working effectively with criminally exploited children.      Description: County Lines Pathfinder have completed a review over 30 research reports, serious case reviews and evaluations to support practitioners with an easy to read resource; child criminal exploitation:…
Summary:  Attached is the evaluation of the Trauma Informed Group Work Programme developed by Lewisham youth justice service.     Description: The Lewisham Trauma Informed Group Work Programme is an intervention that aims to reduce morbidity and mortality in under-18s due to violent assaults by seeking to: Increase participants’ knowledge about stress and its impacts on the brain. Develop stress-relieving…
Summary: An interim evaluation summary and report of the West Midlands Pathfinder work in relation to working effectively with parents and carers.     Description: In September 2020 First Class Foundation were commissioned, through a competitive tender process, to deliver their Kitchen Table Talks programme across Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Wolverhampton and Walsall Services. First Class Foundation describe Kitchen…
Summary:  Access to the initial findings evaluation of Lancashire child and youth justice service diversion pathfinder.      Description: Child-First Diversion Initial Findings Evaluation is a collaboration between Lancashire CYJS and UCLan (University of Central Lancashire) as funded by Lancashire CYJS's Child-First Diversion Pathfinder. This Interim Evaluation explores the effectiveness of the Child First Diversion programme in comparison to alternative…
Summary:  Access to the final evaluation and paper concerned with gathering children’s views on prevention services as published by Ceredigion Youth Justice and Prevention Service Pathfinder.      Description: The Youth Justice Blueprint for Wales was published in 2018 and sets out a vision for the youth justice system in Wales. The Blueprint contains a series of recommendations for youth…
Summary: Attached is a summary of the Cardiff Triage plan and how it helps in engaging children.   Aims: At the earliest opportunity to divert young people committing low level offences away from the Criminal Justice System into effective interventions to reduce re-offending Further reduce youth crime through early identification of risk leading to a swift, appropriate and effective diversionary…
Summary:   Access to information and evaluation of the Safer Relationships for Exploited Children Team Project (SAFE).      Description: The Safer Relationships for Exploited (SAFE) Children Project provides a service to children, who are known to the youth offending team and who are at significant risk of criminal exploitation or moderate risk of criminal exploitation who are identified as…
Summary: Access to the research report from Manchester Metropolitan University in regards to serious youth violence and its relationship to adverse childhood experiences within Manchester youth justice.      Description:Manchester Metropolitan University published, serious youth violence and its relationship with adverse childhood experience (2021) report. The report was commission by Manchester youth justice service, and funded through the Youth Justice…
Summary: Attached is the dissemination proforma for the review of the Norfolk Child Crimial Exploitation Team approach.      Description: The Child Criminal Exploitation team pilot, which ran from August 2018 to September 2020, was a multi-agency pilot based in the Norwich area of Norfolk. The team was established in response to a growing number of children being identified as…
 Summary: Slides and link to the recording of the Youth Justice Board live session concerned with constructive resettlement consortium approach and pathfinder project presented by Leeds youth justice service.   Description:In November 2020, Leeds youth offending team run the Youth Justice Board Live session looking at the constructive resettlement consortium approach and the pathfinder project. The following link Constructive resettlement…
Summary:  Access to the interim evaluation from the constructive resettlement Pathfinder.      Description: Attached below is the interim evaluation report of the work which has been taking place as part of the Youth Justice Board Constructive Resettlement Pathfinder. The South and West Yorkshire Resettlement Consortium was initially established in 2014 and has strong support from a wide range of…