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:  Lancashire Child-First Pathfinder have shared a flowchart to support Police colleagues when making referrals into youth justice services and diversionary services     Description: Lancashire Child-First Pathfinder have shared their Lancashire Constabulary Police Officer guidance for out of court disposals for children, which aims to support Police colleagues with a clear flowchart process for when they make referrals into…
Summary: Attached are the working protocol and quality audit tool to support effective partnership working for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.    Age: N/A  Sex: N/A  Cost: N/A    Aims: To ensure children entering the Youth Justice System have their Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) needs considered and supported by effective joint partnership working between Future 4…
Summary: County Lines Pathfinder have shared their multiagency mapping process, terms of reference and observations to support partnership work for children at risk or who are being criminally exploited.      Description: County Lines Pathfinder have shared their multiagency place-based mapping process overview which aims to test innovative ways of working across the partnership with a focus on ensuring that…
Summary: County Lines Pathfinder have shared information concerning key Orders that can be used as part disruption tactics by the Police.     Description: County lines Pathfinder have shared the disruption tactics and orders PowerPoint, which aims to complement existing disruption toolkits. This tool was developed by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit for the County Lines Pathfinder and highlights…
Summary:  Attached is Gloucestershire Youth Support Team diversion scheme, which also contains their process map and joint decision making screen tool.  Description: This practice example provides a summary of Gloucestershire Youth Support Team’s (YST) Diversion Scheme, Children First, established in January 2018 to address concerns about the over criminalisation of children in the youth justice system. The document provides detail on…
Summary:  North Somerset Youth Offending Service have shared details around the range of programmes and interventions that are used to support their out-of-court decision-making panel and support desistence journey of children.   Aims: To offer a range of programmes and interventions to support North Somerset YOS out-of-court decision-making panel and prevent further offending   Description: North Somerset YOS have a…
Summary: Attached is a summary of the Looked After Children’s Heritage Panel work in relation to BAME and looked after children.     Aims: The Panel will provide a forum to ensure that the specific needs of BAME young people are promptly and specifically identified and recorded within the Care/Action Plan The Panel will monitor the progress of Care/Action Plans  …
Summary: Link to London Councils good practice case studies for tackling disproportionality in schools.     Description: Local authorities in London, working with schools and other partners, have established and are developing innovative practices and initiatives to improve the schooling experience and attainment of disadvantaged children. London Councils, has published Collection of good practice in schools across Lambeth, Haringey, Brent and…
Summary:  Attached is a summary on the way Looked after children in Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent in the Criminal Justice System.      Description: The purpose of 'Understanding why looked after children in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are over represented in the Criminal Justice System' report is to investigate and better understand the local picture of children in care who are involved…
Summary: Sheffield council wide response to working effectively with children and families from the Roma Slovak community   Description: Since 2006, Sheffield City Council saw an increase in migration from the Roma Slovak community, which over the last few years has increased. It was recognised that services in Sheffield City Council where underequipped to work effectively with those children and…
Summary:  Link to the GLA inclusive employers toolkit, which aims to help employers to increase recruitment, retention and progression of Black man within their workforce.     Description:  Greater London Authority have published the Inclusive Employers Toolkit: Young Black men in construction and technology. The toolkit aims to help companies increase recruitment, retention and progression of young Black men within their…
Summary:  A step-by-step guide for lawyers on representing children that are looked after.      Description: The Howard League for Penal Reform and the Youth Justice Legal Centre at Just for Kids Law have worked together to produce representing looked-after children at the police station guide. The guide offers advice on practical steps that lawyers should take to ensure that…
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