Resettlement Policy (Leicester City YOS) - 2019

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Summary:     Leicester City YOS have developed the attached policy to provide direction and guidance to staff in effective resettlement practice.
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Aims:

The purpose of this policy is to provide direction and guidance to staff in effective resettlement practice in line with relevant research recommendations.

 

 

Description:

This policy is underpinned by the concept of resettlement as a journey for the child, rather than a single transitional event. It states that practice should be informed by the following four key principles below and the 7 Pathways of Resettlement (see attached Resettlement policy):

  • A continued focus on resettlement throughout a sentence.
  • Early preparation for release.
  • Effective communication between institution and community agencies.
  • A co-ordinated holistic response involving multi-agency partnerships.

 

 

Implementing the Practice:

  • Ensuring all YOS staff and partners involved in resettlement are aware of and follow the policy
  • Analysing all research related to resettlement

 

Contact Details: Carol Hughes
YOT/YOS: Leicester City YOS
Email: Carol.Hughes@leicester.gov.uk 
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