Working with children

This section contains materials and resources, including interventions, programmes and toolkits that are used by youth justice services with children. 

 

The material in this section has been produced by youth justice services in-house or with support from partners.  The materials in this section are not evaluated.  You can find youth justice evaluated materials in the practice-based evaluations area on this site.

 

If you would like to submit a programme, intervention or a way of working with children that works well in your service to the Youth Justice Resource Hub, please complete the submission form.

Summary:  Attached below is briefing from YCS concerning supporting children who are Muslim.    Description: Youth Custody Service have produced a variety of Effective Practice Briefings, which have been produced by the YCS Quality Development Team. the briefings are based on up to date evidence and engagement with children, staff and key stakeholders. They provide concise and easily accessible advice…
Summary:  Attached below is briefing from the Youth Custody Service concerning supporting children from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.        Description: Youth Custody Service have produced a variety of Effective Practice Briefings, which have been produced by the YCS Quality Development Team. the briefings are based on up to date evidence and engagement with children, staff and key stakeholders. They…
Summary:  Terms of reference and feedback forms for group work activity with children that have been victims of crime.     Description: Durham youth offending team have shared the terms of reference, process and feedback forms for when running group work activity with children that have been victims of crime. There is no pre-agreed session layout, each session is different…
Summary: Barnet youth offending service have shared the video created by children, for children describing the purpose and function of the youth justice service.      Description: Barnet youth offending service worked with children to co-produce a short video for children which describes what the youth justice service is, Court Orders, support offered and expectations of the children. This video…
Summary:  Northumberland youth service have produced and shared a leaflet for children that provides advice on the law.      Description:Northumberland youth service worked with a group of children who attend a youth club to produce advice on the law leaflet.     Contact: Organisation: Northumberland Youth Service Name: Emma Rudd Email: Emma.Rudd@northumberland.gov.uk   
Summary: NHS England founded a communication model which aims to support children and professional to work together effectively to reduce child abuse.      Description: NHS England founded Not Just a Thought… communication model. The content was co-produced with a group of 75 children and young people who worked with a wide range of professionals from the NHS, Social Care, Education,…
Summary: Doncaster, Dudley and Sandwell youth justice services have shared their child accessible youth justice plans.     Aims: To enable children to understand the various roles and functions within youth justice services in a way which is meaningful and age appropriate. To enable children to understand the strategic and operational targets of the youth justice services and how this…
Summary: Attached is the link to NSPCC toolkit to support youth led campaigns/initiatives.      Description: The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) have published Think B4 You Type toolkit, which provides a step-by-step approach to creating a child-led anti-bullying campaign, including: setting up a youth advisory group gathering information about online bullying in the school…
Summary: Attached are a variety of materials created by Peer Power to support the delivery of participatory approaches.      Aims: The Youth Justice Board’s commitment to Child First and the importance of participation as part of this approach, teamed with our continued commitment to develop and better understand how outcomes can be improved for children in the youth justice…
Summary: Cambridge Youth Court have shared their Ground Rules Hearing guidance and checklist form, to support children that have neuro-diversity needs so that adjustments can be made.      Description:Cambridgeshire Youth Court have shared their Ground Rules Hearing guidance and checklist form. The checklist form records details of a vulnerable person’s specific requirements including input from any intermediary and therapists…
Summary: Sutton youth offending team has shared their assessment clinic process, which supports induction and assessment of children.      Aims: To ensure that children are seen within a few days from Court and to start the assessment process. Support children to meet and become more familiar with the specialist workers to support building positive relationships.   Description:The assessment clinic,…
Summary: Attached below is the link to an on-line self-assessment that children complete in Tower Hamlets.    Aims: Support children to complete self-assessment and have a voice. Support looking at the journey of the child with review and final self-assessments.     Description: Tower Hamlets & the City of London Youth Justice Service have created a self-assessment for children. Since…
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