Working with Gypsy, Roma, Traveller children and young people: Effective practice for Youth Offending Teams (August 2020)

Summary: Attached is an effective practice briefing, which aims to raise awareness of the needs of Gypsy, Roma, Traveller (GRT) children in the youth justice system.

 

 

This effective practice brief aims to raise awareness of the needs of Gypsy, Roma, Traveller (GRT) children in the youth justice system. It is intended as a tool for practitioners, particularly those working in Youth Offending Teams, to help inform their practice and offer suggestions of what might work in engaging and supporting GRT children.

The brief was developed through desk research and consultation with various governmental and non-governmental public bodies, third-sector organisations working with and/or representing GRT communities, and Youth Offending Teams with experience of working with GRT children.

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