Get involved – Youth Justice Application Framework (YJAF) Research

Published: 02/05/2024

We are working with researchers from a company called NEC Digital to better understand the different needs and challenges experienced by users of the Youth Justice Application Framework (YJAF). This research aims to help us make future improvements to the YJAF system. To get a wider understanding of YJAF users’ needs and challenges they would like to talk to YJS Practitioners (10 in total) and YJS Managers (5 in total).
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Understanding ethnic disparity in reoffending rates in the youth justice system (April 2023)

Published: 05/04/2024

This research was commissioned by the YJB and conducted by Traverse. The research involved statistical analysis of reoffending data from England and Wales, interviews with children from England as well as focus groups with youth justice service practitioners. The findings are published in two parts, a child and practitioners perspectives report and an analysis of…
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An evaluation of the Brent and Newham COVID-19 Over-Represented Children Pathfinder (December 2023)

Published: 07/12/2023

Summary: An evaluation of the Brent and Newham COVID-19 Over-Represented Children Pathfinder. The Brent and Newham Pathfinder was funded by the Youth Justice Board and aimed to mitigate the increase in Adverse Childhood Experiences as a result of experiencing grief, bereavement, discrimination, victimisation and separation due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns.
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Scoping exercise to gather examples of good practice in supporting girls in the community (October 2023)

Published: 07/11/2023

Summary This submission is made up of two documents. The first document provides an overview of the scoping exercise and includes an evidence summary on supporting girls as well as the key trends and challenges identified through the exercise. The second document is a table which provides a summary of projects and programmes led by…
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How to Order Electronic Monitoring Information Leaflets for Tag Wearers (October 2023)

Published: 05/10/2023

How to order Electronic Monitoring Information Leaflet for Tag Wearers
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Practice and safeguarding standards – Communications Toolkit For Partners (August 2023)

Published: 04/09/2023

Summary Practice and safeguarding standards – communications toolkit for partners Description: As the Professional Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) for youth work in England the NYA sets the occupational standards for youth work, as well as supporting the sector to build its skills and capacity to enable more young people to access the personal, social, and…
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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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Victims First? Examining the Place of ‘Child Criminal Exploitation’ Within ‘Child First’ Youth Justice Article – Child and Society Journal (January 2023)

Published: 02/04/2023

Summary Access to an article published by the Child and Society Journal that explores child criminal exploitation in relation to Child First principles. Description Child and Society Journal has published ‘Victims First? Examining the Place of ‘Child Criminal Exploitation’ Within ‘Child First’ Youth Justice Article – Child and Society Journal (January 2023)‘. The article draws…
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Moving From ‘What we Know Works’ to ‘What we do in Practice’: An Evidence Overview of Implementation and Diffusion of Innovation in Transition to Adulthood for Care Experienced Young People – Child and Family Social Work Journal

Published: 02/04/2023

Summary 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. Description Child and Family Social Work Journal has published ‘Moving from ‘what we know works’ to ‘what we do in practice’: An evidence overview of implementation and diffusion…
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Constructive Resettlement: Discovery Report and Recommendations – London Resettlement Partnership and Cadence Innova (March 2021)

Published: 02/04/2023

Summary Discovery report and recommendations following commissioning by the London Resettlement Partnership of Cadence Innova to understand barriers to embedding constructive resettlement principles and what tools, resources and training would support embedding the constructive resettlement framework into day-to-day practice.   Description Cadence Innova was commissioned by the London Resettlement Partnership to explore some of challenges…
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