Protocols and policies with partners

This section contains a wide range of working practices, policies and resources such as protocols between youth justice services and partners.

 

The aim of this section is to support positive working arrangements between partners to support positive outcomes for children, families, victims and the wider community.

 

If you would like to submit a working practice or resources that supports positive partnership work between youth justice services and partners to the Youth Justice Resource Hub, please complete the submission form.

Summary: Access to the Department for Education statutory guidance in regards to children missing education.     Description: The Department for Education has published statutory guidance children missing education, aimed at local authorities. It sets out key principles to enable local authorities in England to implement their legal duty in supporting children who are missing education get back into it.
Summary: The Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse have published their safety planning in education guide for professionals to support children following a harmful sexual behaviour incident.      Description: The Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse have published Safety Planning in Education: A Guide For Professionals Supporting Children Following Incidents of Harmful Sexual Behaviour (September 2022). The…
Summary: Access to the statutory guidance concerned with partners working together to ensure safeguarding of children.      Description: The Department for Education has published statutory guidance: working together to safeguard children (updated July 2022), aimed at supporting and ensuring inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. The statutory guidance applies to all local authorities and schools.
Summary: Access to the statutory guidance on school suspensions and permanent exclusions of pupils from local-authority-maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units.     Description: The Department for Education has published the statutory guidance: school suspensions and permanent exclusions (updated September 2022). The statutory guidance details the legal responsibilities for those who suspend (fixed period exclusion) and permanently exclude pupils…
Summary: Access to the Home Office has published advice to schools and colleges on gangs and youth violence guidance.     Description: The home Office has published advice to schools and colleges on gangs and youth violence guidance (2013), which is aimed at leaders, their senior teams and staff in schools or colleges affected by gang or youth violence. The…
Summary: Hounslow Youth Offending Team have shared their knife crime prevention order local protocol with the Metropolitan Police Service.      Description: Hounslow Youth Offending Team have shared the Local Knife Crime Prevention Orders Local Protocol between the Metropolitan Police Service and London Borough of Hounslow Youth Offending Team (2021). The protocol aims to ensure a constructive and clear process…
Summary: Child First Pathfinder have shared their learning and key elements that support the creation and embedding of a child first diversion service offer for children.      Description: The Child First Pathfinder lead by Lancashire Child and Youth Justice Service came to an end in April 2022. It focused on embedded and sharing child first principles in diversion services…
Summary: Access to the guidance created by the National Police Chiefs’ Council for schools and colleges in regards to when it is appropriate to involve the Police.     Description:  The National Police Chiefs’ Council have published when to call the police: guidance for schools and colleges, which is aimed specifically at staff that work in schools and colleges in England.  The…
Summary: Barnet youth justice service have shared their out of court disposal flowchart used to suppot consistency amongst partners.      Description: Barnet youth justice service have created and shared a flow chart to support professionals when considering and administering an Out of Court Disposal for children. On the second page is the process which can be made available to children…
Summary:  Outline of the framework and principles to support and implement child centred policing.      Description: The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) have worked in collaboration with Stakeholders to create and update key principles and framework of child centred Policing.  the following two slides provide infomation about the Child centred framework;    • Child centered framework - framework that forces…
Summary: Attached are the working protocol and quality audit tool to support effective partnership working for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.      Description: Lincolnshire youth justice service has shared their joint protocol with the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) teams.  The protocol sets out clear expectations and responsibilities for each team when supporting children with an Education Health…
Summary:  Attached are the terms of reference and other relevant information created by Barnet youth offending service multi-agency resettlement and aftercare panel to support children transitioning.      Description: The Resettlement and After Care Panel is a multi-agency forum organised by Barnet youth offending service for children and young people aged 10 to 19 years old in the youth justice…
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