Prevention and Diversion

A variety of presentations concerning prevention and diversion practice in youth justice services around England.

At Court

Link to the YJB Making it Count in Court practical guidance and templates to help improve the effectiveness of the pre-court, at-court and post-court experience for children. 

In the Community (Court Disposals)

The Centre for Public Data has published a short report with recommendation concerned with the key gaps in data available in regards to Out of Court Disposals.

In Secure Settings

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.

On Transitions and Resettlement

Access to the Child and Family Social Work journal evidence review of implementation and diffusion of innovation in transitions to adulthood for care experienced young people.

Reducing Disparity

YJB has published Understanding Racial Disparity, which shows how racial disparity affects children in their early years and within the youth justice system.


Access to an article published by the Child and Society Journal that explores child criminal exploitation in relation to Child First principles.


A variety of materials created by Peer Power to support the delivery of participatory approaches.

Families and Carers

The Children Commissioner has published their report on children access to family contact in custody and ways in which the service can strengthen and maintain healthy family ties for the children in its care.

Leadership and Governance

Slides created by the Youth Justice Board to promote understanding of the role of Youth Justice Management Boards and engagement of participants.


Sheffield, East Riding, Southwark, Trafford and Kinston and Richmond youth justice services have shared examples and descriptions of workforce development practice.

Reducing Serious Violence

Access to His Majesty- Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services inspection regarding how well the Police tackle serious youth violence.


Harrow Youth Justice Service have shared their co-created podcast, with Prospect Career Service which explores the challenges faced by children and institutions through the world of further education.