Swindon YJS Kindness Room  

Published: 21/05/2024

To support children and families by providing free household equipment and food that can be taken home from the office. The Kindness room has been filled by donations from the local community and staff. One of the recent staff activities was a challenge to engage with the local community and in doing this, donations that can support children and families have been received.
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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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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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Advice and Guidance to Parents and Carers About Serious Youth Violence, Knife Crime and Gangs and Leaflet – Westminster Youth Justice Service (October 2023)

Published: 28/11/2023

Summary Westminster youth justice service have shared their guidance and advice booklet and short leaflet created for parents to support understanding and having positive conversations with their child around serious violence, knife crime and gangs.  Description Westminster youth justice service have developed advice and guidance to parents and carers about serious youth violence, knife crime…
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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.
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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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Anti-Racism Position Statement- Hackney Youth Justice Service (June 2023)

Published: 20/07/2023

Summary Hackney youth justice service have shared their anti-racist position statement which has been adopted by their partnership. Description  Hackney youth justice service have shared their anti-racist position statement which has been adopted and agreed by their key partners and is embedded in their youth justice plan. The statement recognises some of the differences in…
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Identity Session: Exploring My Identity and What is Important to Me – Ealing Youth Justice Service (February 2023)

Published: 02/04/2023

Summary Ealing Youth Justice Service have shared a session that can be ran with children to support them to explore their identity and build rapport in the early stages of contact with the service Description Ealing Youth Justice Service have shared their identity session which they run with children. The aim of the identity session…
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Elevate Programme Information for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Strategic Managers – Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (Updated April 2023)

Published: 22/02/2023

Summary: Access to the Elevate Programme information and application for Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds middle managers, aimed at improving under-representation at strategic management level.
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