Prevention and Diversion Assessment Tool

Published: 30/04/2024

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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Experiences and pathways of children in care in the youth justice system – Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation (September 2021)

Published: 01/11/2021

Summary: Attached is the link to HMIP- academic insight briefing concerning the experience and pathway of children in care in the youth justice system.  Description: HM Inspectorate of Probation have published Experiences and Pathways of Children in Care in the Youth Justice System. This Academic Insights paper focuses on elements of the care and youth…
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Lincolnshire Joint Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Working Protocol and Quality Assurance Tool – Lincolnshire Youth Justice Service (September 2021)

Published: 05/10/2021

Summary: Attached are the working protocol and quality audit tool to support effective partnership working for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.  Description: Lincolnshire Youth Justice Service has shared their joint protocol with the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) teams.  The protocol sets out clear expectations and responsibilities for each team when supporting children with…
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Youth Justice Service Presentations from Developing Practice Prevention and Diversion Workshops 2021 – Various Youth Justice Services (Spring-Summer 2021)

Published: 07/09/2021

Summary A variety of presentations concerning prevention and diversion practice in youth justice services around England. Description There were a variety of presentations delivered at the regional Developing Practice Prevention and Diversion Workshops in spring/summer 2021 by youth justice services. These presentations detail prevention and diversion practice in their youth justice service. Some include context of…
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Workforce Development – Examples from Youth Justice Services Based on HM Inspectorate of Prisons Criteria (February 2021)

Published: 12/05/2021

Summary Sheffield, East Riding, Southwark, Trafford and Kinston and Richmond youth justice services have shared examples and descriptions of workforce development practice.   Description To help identify good workforce development practice, HM Inspectorate of Prisons have identified five youth justice services (Sheffield, East Riding, Southwark, Trafford and Kingston and Richmond YJS) which they consider to have…
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YJB Live Session:Inspecting YOTs During COVID-19 – HMIP (November 2020)

Published: 29/01/2021

Summary: Attached are the slides and link to the recording of the YJB live session from HMIP concerning inspections during COVID-19.   Description: In November 2020, HMIP participated in the YJB Live session to discuss YOT inspections overview and inspection during COVID-19. The following link Youth justice services – inspecting in a difficult year users…
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YJB Live Session: Inspecting Small YOTs – HMIP (November 2020)

Published: 25/01/2021

Summary: Attached are the slides and link to the recording of the YJB live session from HMIP inspection small YOTs remotely, challenges and lessons learnt. Description:: In November 2020, HMIP participated in the YJB Live session to discuss small YOT inspections and look at some of the success, challenges and lessons learnt. The following link…
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Annual report: Inspection of Youth Offending Services (2019-2020) – HMIP (November 2020)

Published: 10/12/2020

 Summary: Link to HMIP- annual report concerning overview of YOT- inspections through 2019 to 2020.  Her Majesty- Inspection of Probation have published their annual report of inspection of youth offending services (2019-2020).  This report is based on the aggregated findings from Youth Offending Teams inspections between 2019 and 2020.
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Trauma-Informed Practice – HM Inspectorate of Probation (July 2020)

Published: 15/10/2020

Summary: Access to the trauma informed practice academic insight report published by HM Inspectorate of Probation.     Description: Her Majesty- Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP) as part of their Academic Insight series have published Trauma Informed Practice report (2020).  The report summarises the evidence base around trauma and adverse childhood experiences in the lives of people who have…
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AssetPlus Quality Assurance Tool – Derby youth justice service (July 2020)

Published: 09/07/2020

Derby youth justice service have created a quality assurance tool which is used by managers when undertaking quality assurance on AssetPlus stages.
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