Early and Late Release for Detention and Training Orders – Ministry of Justice (April 2022)

Summary: The Ministry of Justice have released guidance for staff working with children and young people in England and Wales on the administration of the early and late release scheme

 

 

Description:

The Ministry of Justice have published early and late release for detention and training orders guidance.
The policy framework sets out rules and guidance for staff involved in the administration of the early and late release process for children serving Detention and Training Orders of 8 months or more.
Included in the guidance is also:
Early and Late Release for Detention and Training Orders Policy

DTO Early Release Application Form

Late Release Proforma


The aim of the scheme is to encourage and motivate children from the point of entry into custody and throughout their custodial journey to engage meaningfully with their resettlement plans and shift their identity from pro-offending to pro social. Early release supports effective resettlement planning involving education, training, and supervision arrangements upon release so that children are given the best chance of succeeding with the scheme and sustaining the positive progress made in custody when they return to their communities.

 

 

Contact:

Youth Justice Service: Wirral Youth Justice Service
Name: Pat Wootten
Email: patriciawootten@wirral.gov.uk