Introduction to Child and Adolescent Development Training – Youth Justice Institute (updated 2023)


Access to the introduction to child and adolescent development training designed for volunteers and staff working with children.


The Youth Justice Institute has made available introduction to child and adolescent development training. The training course is concerned with children- experiences of growing up; the impact on their life and increased likelihood of entering the youth justice system.

Please note that if you have any users issues with the YJ Institute you will need to contact them directly.

All resources and courses will be linked to the Youth Justice Professional Framework (YJPF) and the youth justice skills matrix and offer opportunities for tutorial support, assessment of work and accreditation which are all vital aspects of the quality assurance of learning.