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:  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: 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: 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: Attached is the desistance and diversity plan created by Barnet Local Authority partners.      Description: Barnet Youth Offending Service have created a desistence and diversity action plan to support better outcomes for all children. The Desistence action plan is outlined in Appendix 2 in the Youth Justice Plan.     Implementing the practice: The action plan was co-produced…
Summary:   County Lines pathfinder have produced a recommended minimum data set to standardise data collection and support multi-agency working in relation to county lines activity.     Description: Due to the complexities of county lines, recording and sharing data across local authorities and forces varies greatly and data has proven to be one of the biggest challenges when working…
Summary: Access to the AssetPlus Joint Working Protocol for working effectively between youth justice services, secure establishments and the Youth Custody Service Placements Team.      Description: The AssetPlus joint working protocol (2018) underpins the information sharing process by providing a framework of responsibilities and timeframes for updating and sharing AssetPlus stages between youth justice services, secure establishments and the…
Summary: Access to guidance for healthcare staff working with people with learning disabilities.     Description: NHS England Health and Justice Team published equal access, equal care: guidance for Prison healthcare staff treating patients with learning disabilities (2015).  This guidance is an introduction for all prison healthcare staff about the main points to consider when treating or managing people with…
Summary:  Link to statutory guidance for police forces and local authorities in England on their responsibilities towards children in custody.      Description:Concordat on children in custody is a statutory guidance for police forces and local authorities in England on their responsibilities towards children in custody.  The guidance is a recognition of the importance of all agencies working together to…
Summary:  Link to the Howard League for Penal Reform guide around working effectively with Black children for lawyers.      Description: The Howard League for Penal Reform have published Making Black lives matter in the criminal justice system - A guide for antiracist lawyers. The guide aims to help practitioners to educate themselves; ask the right questions; gather the right…
Summary: Derby City youth offending service have shared their process for running scrutiny panels for child that have received a custodial sentence or are at the cusp of entering.      Description:Derby City youth offending service have shared their custody scrutiny panel process. The panel is multi-agency and made up of specialist workers and stakeholders. The aim of the panel…
Summary: Link to the Concordat on children in custody and an interview with Just for Law Kids which looks at key requirements of the Concordat and how it works in practice.   The Concordat on Children in Custody protocol is in place to improve understanding of the statutory duties of local authorities and police when detaining children overnight after they have been…
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