Prevention and Diversion Assessment Tool Q&A Webinar

Published: 02/05/2024

Summary: The YJB has launched a new assessment tool for youth justice services working with children subject to prevention, diversion and formal out-of-court disposals. The tool has been developed with a number of key partners, including youth justice practitioners, academics and HM Inspectorate of Probation.
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Prevention and Diversion Assessment Tool

Published: 30/04/2024

Summary: The Youth Justice board has introduced a new assessment tool which must be used for all cases that are subject to diversion and out-of-court intervention. The tool has been developed with consultation with a number of key partners, including front line practitioners, academics, HMIP and others. The use of the new assessment tool is optional for cases that are considered prevention.
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Child First Diversion Pathfinder (Bradford Youth Justice Service) – January 2023

Published: 15/06/2023

Summary The child first pathfinder, lead by Bradford youth justice service have shared a variety of resources in regard to their implementation and delivery of a child first diversion model. Description The following resources have been developed by the Bradford child first diversion Pathfinder. Within this submission, you will be able to access a range…
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Child Impact Assessment Toolkit for Children whose Father/Parent is Going Through the Criminal Justice System: This is Me – Families Outside (December 2022)

Published: 16/02/2023

Summary: Access to a co-created toolkit for professional working with children whose father/parent is going through the criminal justice system to ensure their voice ad support needs are identified.
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Triage Panel and Liaison and Diversion Service – Barnsley Youth Justice Service (July 2022)

Published: 26/08/2022

Summary Barnsley Youth Justice Service have shared their liaison and diversion process including assessment tool and associated information to support implementing a triage panel.  Description Barnsley Youth Justice Service have shared a practice example, providing detail on implementation, delivery, a case example, lessons learned, practice evaluations and future developments of their triage panel. The triage…
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Overview and Key Components of Child First Diversion – Child First Pathfinder (May 2022)

Published: 27/05/2022

Summary Child First Pathfinder have shared their learning and key elements that support the creation and embedding of a child first diversion service offer for children.  Description The Child First Pathfinder lead by Lancashire Child and Youth Justice Service came to an end in April 2022. It focused on embedding and sharing child-first principles in…
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Diversion Tracking Spreadsheet – Lancashire Child First Pathfinder (April 2022)

Published: 11/05/2022

Summary: Lancashire Child First Pathfinder have shared their diversion tracker, which aims to support the monitoring of child-first diversion service and report back on key performance indicators.
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Diversion Screening and Assessment Tools – Lancashire Child First Pathfinder (April 2022)

Published: 11/05/2022

Summary: Lancashire Child-First Pathfinder have shared the screening and assessment tool used with children who are at risk of entering the criminal justice system.
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Signs and Indicators Template of Sexual Abuse – Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (February 2022)

Published: 10/03/2022

Summary The Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse have published a sign and indicator template to support professionals gathering the wider signs and indicators of sexual abuse to build a picture of their concerns.  Description The Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse have published sign and indicator template (also available in Welsh) to support professionals…
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Prevention and Diversion Assessment – Hackney Youth Justice Service (Updated 2023)

Published: 24/11/2021

Summary Attached is the Hackney Youth Justice Service Prevention and diversion assessment, also included their definitions related to race, culture, and diversity.  Description In March 2019 Hackney Children and Families Services invited several trained peers, supported by the Youth Justice Sector Improvement Programme (YJSIP) and the Youth Justice Board to conduct a Sector Led Youth…
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