Practice-based evaluations

This section contains practice and ways of working from youth justice services that have been evaluated. 

 

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Summary: Access to the evaluation of the Framework for Integrated Care, which is a framework implemented in the children and young people’s secure estate which aims to improve the quality of care and outcomes for children and young people.  Description: The Evidence Based Practice Unit (EBPU) and the Child Outcomes Research Consortium were commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement…
Summary: County Lines Pathfinder commissioned Listen Up to produce a report that looks at professional perspectives in relation to school exclusions, disproportionality, and criminal exploitation.     Description: The Suffolk County Lines Pathfinder commissioned Listen Up, who have produced 'Professional Perspectives: School Exclusions, Disproportionality and Criminal Exploitation' (January 2022). The aim of the report was to explore educational and youth…
Summary:  Sandwell youth offending service have shared the evaluation of their creative approach to working with children in their service.      Description: Sandwell youth offending service have been implementing a creative approach to working with children, which is an alternative method when delivering interventions. The work itself has not changed, what is different, is that Sandwell youth offending service…
Summary: Attached is a summary of the Cardiff Triage plan and how it helps in engaging children.     Aims: At the earliest opportunity, to divert young people committing low level offences away from the Criminal Justice System into effective interventions to reduce re-offending Further reduce youth crime through early identification of risk leading to a swift, appropriate and effective…
Summary:  A study completed by the University of Sussex concerning child criminal exploitation in the South East of England.    Description: The limited body of research on Child Criminal Exploitation has been primarily focused on the phenomena as it has unfolded within cities and other large urban areas. Much less is known about the experiences of children, their families, and…
Summary: Attached is the interim evaluation report looking at the impact of Brent Council’s accelerated support team initiative established within the early health service.      Description: The Brent Children and Young People’s Department (BCYP) established an Accelerated Support Team (AST) within the Early Help Service in early 2019.  The AST is a pilot initiative aims to help solve problems…
Summary:   Access to information and evaluation of the Safer Relationships for Exploited Children Team Project (SAFE) for children to the service and who are at moderate or significant risk of criminal exploitation.     Description: The Safer Relationships for Exploited Children Project (SAFE) provides a service to children, who are known to the service and who are at moderate…
Summary: County Lines Pathfinder have shared their evaluation and summary document detailing their early intervention in Police custody pilot.      Description: As part of the County Lines Pathfinder, and funded by project Addiction, Diversion, Disruption, Enforcement and Recovery (ADDER) Norfolk County Council have piloted an early intervention in police custody model and have shared the overview summary.  County lines pathfinder…
Summary: County Lines Pathfinder have shared a short paper that brings together research, evaluations and serious case reviews to support practitioners and managers working effectively with criminally exploited children.      Description: County Lines Pathfinder have completed a review over 30 research reports, serious case reviews and evaluations to support practitioners with an easy to read resource; child criminal exploitation:…
Summary:  Attached is the evaluation of the Trauma Informed Group Work Programme developed by Lewisham youth justice service.     Description: The Lewisham Trauma Informed Group Work Programme is an intervention that aims to reduce morbidity and mortality in under-18s due to violent assaults by seeking to: Increase participants’ knowledge about stress and its impacts on the brain. Develop stress-relieving…
Summary: An interim evaluation summary and report of the West Midlands Pathfinder work in relation to working effectively with parents and carers.     Description: In September 2020 First Class Foundation were commissioned, through a competitive tender process, to deliver their Kitchen Table Talks programme across Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Wolverhampton and Walsall Services. First Class Foundation describe Kitchen…
Summary:  Access to the initial findings evaluation of Lancashire child and youth justice service diversion pathfinder.      Description: Child-First Diversion Initial Findings Evaluation is a collaboration between Lancashire CYJS and UCLan (University of Central Lancashire) as funded by Lancashire CYJS's Child-First Diversion Pathfinder. This Interim Evaluation explores the effectiveness of the Child First Diversion programme in comparison to alternative…
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