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: Children in Adel Beck Secure Children Home, have created a leaflet highlighting the rights of all children in secure settings in regard to education placements and education, health and care plans.      Description:Adel Beck Secure Children Home produced a leaflet; what your rights are as young people in secure settings and knowing what the law is on ‘off…
Summary: County Lines Pathfinder have shared and developed two videos to support children understand the process when entering Police custody as well as their rights.      Description: County Lines Pathfinder have shared two videos, co-created with the National County Lines Coordination Centre to better support children in custody and to streamline and modernise the information provided to them. The…
Summary: Wigan youth offending team have shared their resource to support children writing letters of apology for victims.     Description:Wigan youth offending team have shared their letter of apology resource, which is used with children in the preparation, planning and production of a letter of apology. The resource is designed to be used in 1:1 sessions with children.  …
Summary: Link to an interactive courtroom view and resources for children who are preparing to go to Court as witness.     Description: Victim Support have produced an interactive courtroom which can be used with children who are preparing to appear in court as a witness. The resource supports children to explore who’s who in court, test out the extra…
Summary: Lincolnshire Secure Unit have shared their restorative justice: understanding restorative approaches ASDAN lifeskills challenge programme.      Description: Lincolnshire Secure Unit, have shared their restorative justice: understanding restorative approaches, which is run through the ASDAN lifeskills challenge programme. They have also shared the record of oral questioning forms, which are used as part of the evidence in order for the…
Summary:  Hate2Hate is a one to one intervention programme developed by Cumbria Specialist Youth Support Teams, designed for children that have committed racially motivated offences or have exhibited concerning thinking patters     Aims:  Introduce children to prejudice and discrimination and the relationship they have to hate crime Support children to have an opportunity to look at their personal views…
Summary:  Power to the People is a one to one intervention programme designed by Cumbria Specialist Youth Service to introduce children to prejudice and discrimination.     Aims: Introduce childrene to prejudice and discrimination and how attitudes are formed To provide children with an understanding of Equality Law in relation to offending behaviour To provide children with information around human…
Summary: Attached are some resources to inform staff and volunteers on racism, discrimination and inequalities.    Description: ‘None of us can fail to have been touched by the death of George Floyd and the renewed focus that it has rightly given to racism and discrimination. The Youth Justice Board has consistently set the tackling of disproportionality as a strategic priority and…
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:  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   
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