Enhanced Case Management Evaluation (Phase one) (April 2023)

Published: 05/04/2024

Summary: This research was commissioned by the YJB and carried out by Opinion Research Services. The Enhanced Case Management (ECM) approach is a trauma-informed, psychology-led approach to working with children in youth justice services.
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Enhanced Case Management Evaluation (Phase two: analysis of reoffending rates) (January 2024)

Published: 03/04/2024

Summary: This research was commissioned by the YJB and carried out by Opinion Research Services The key aim of this study is to consider the following questions: 1. Are participants on the ECM project more or less likely to reoffend than those in the control group? 2. Is repeat reoffending lower or higher for those on the ECM project compared to the control group? 3. Is the severity of the offences committed by those who did reoffend from the ECM programme different to those in the control group?
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Statistics resources

Published: 25/01/2024

Summary: Access to yearly updated youth justice related statistical data published by the Youth Justice Board, Ministry of Justice and Home Office.
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MoJ (Ministry of Justice) Review of Custodial Remand For Children (January 2022)

Published: 15/08/2023

Summary Youth Justice partners have worked together to improve remand processes and outcomes in the year since the MoJ- Remand Review was published. We’ve seen some encouraging progress reflected in the annual statistics, however there is still much to do. Notable amongst the Review- recommendations were the tighter remand tests, which are now in law,…
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Working with Children in a Trauma Informed Way – Trauma Informed Practice Pathfinder – Cwm Taf youth justice service (Updated September 2022)

Published: 14/11/2022

Summary: The trauma informed pathfinder have shared a workshop and associated materials looking at how youth justice practitioners can complete assessments in a trauma informed way.  Summary: The trauma informed pathfinder have shared a workshop and associated materials looking at how youth justice practitioners can complete assessments in a trauma informed way. Description: As part…
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Case Management Guidance for Youth Justice Services – Youth Justice Board (October 2022)

Published: 18/10/2022

 Summary Access to the case management guidance for youth justice services working with children.        Description The Youth Justice Board published the case management guidance (2022).  The guidance is intended to provide youth justice services with information, implications of legislation and practical advice on how to work with children and young people in the youth…
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Serious Youth Violence and First Time Entrants to the Youth Justice Service in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne – Serious Youth Violence Pathfinder (April 2022)

Published: 19/08/2022

Summary The Serious Youth Violence Pathfinder have shared their final report which looks at Newcastle- a comparatively high rate of first-time entrants, but with relatively few children going on to commit serious youth violence.  Description The Serious Youth Violence Pathfinder looked to understand why Newcastle was distinctive amongst the core cities in having a comparatively…
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Cwm Taf Youth Offending Prevention and Early Intervention Service – Cwm Taf Youth Offending Service (July 2022)

Published: 28/07/2022

Summary Cwm Taf Youth Offending Service have provided an overview of preventative support to children that are on the fringes of the youth justice system and aims to divert those that have committed an offence for the first time through its Youth Bureau process. Description Cwm Taf Youth Offending Prevention and Early Intervention Service have…
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Making Assessment Trauma Informed – Cwm Taf Pathfinder (July 2021)

Published: 17/08/2021

Summary Attached below are a variety of tools to support practitioners to identify if children have experienced trauma.  Description Attached below are a variety of tools developed by Cwm Taf youth offending service, intended to help practitioners to identify if children have experienced trauma by looking at some of the factors that might be an…
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Self-Assessment Questionnaire for Children – Tower Hamlets Youth Justice Service (March 2021)

Published: 13/05/2021

Summary Attached below is the link to an online self-assessment that children complete in Tower Hamlets.  Aims Description Tower Hamlets & the City of London Youth Justice Service have created a self-assessment for children. Since its implementation in November 2020, it has received positive feedback from children. In order to go through the assessment, it…
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