Trauma Informed Terminology and Language – Adverse Child Experience Support Hub Wales (February 2022)

Published: 10/03/2022

Summary The Adverse Child Experience Support Hub Wales have produced two key papers looking at trauma informed terminology and identification of Welsh run projects/interventions/programmes and their terminology.  Description The Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Support Hub Wales have published a variety of reports that may be of interest including: The aim of the paper and project…
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Stay Safe Trauma Informed Weapons Awareness Programme – Southwark Youth Justice Service (Updated April 2022)

Published: 17/12/2021

Summary Southwark youth justice service have shared their trauma informed weapons awareness programme to support children-desistance journey.  Description The Stay Safe Trauma Informed Weapons Awareness Programme (TiWAP) delivered by the Southwark Youth Justice Service is a 6-week programme which aims to reduce the prevalence of knife carrying and use by children, increase children- knowledge and awareness…
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Legal Guides and Toolkits for Lawyers Working with Children – Youth Justice Legal Centre (2021)

Published: 08/11/2021

Summary: Links to the Youth Justice Legal Centre website, which contains relevant toolkits and guidance for lawyers working with children.
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Weapon Detection Measures in youth justice services – various youth justice services (October 2021)

Published: 28/10/2021

Summary: Weapons detection measures employed in the buildings of Bradford, Hillingdon, Lambeth, Luton and Waltham Forest youth justice services.
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Developmental Trauma – Close Up – Beacon House Therapeutic Services (January 2020)

Published: 04/10/2021

Summary Attached is the link to an article by Beacon House Therapeutic Services in relation to working with children which have experienced developmental trauma.  Description Beacon House Therapeutic Services have published Developmental Trauma – Close Up. The article draws on current evidence and thinking to re-frame the ‘problems’ often seen in these children as ‘wise…
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‘Punishing Abuse’ Report – West Midlands Combined Authority (March 2021)

Published: 29/09/2021

Summary: Access to the ‘Punishing Abuse’ report which looks at the lives of 80 children that are involved in the criminal justice system. 
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Contextualised Peer Group Assessment Summary – East Sussex Youth Offending Team (November 2020)

Published: 13/09/2021

Description During the COVID lockdown between March to July 2020, Children- Services and Sussex Police saw an increase and changes within the risk presentation of those children victim to criminal exploitation in the Hastings area. Changes included increased and extended missing episodes out of county; offending relating to drug supply and possession of weapons; and…
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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.
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Trauma Informed Practice Effective Practice Award (July 2021)

Published: 17/08/2021

Summary Access and registration for the Trauma Informed Practice Effective Practice Award.  Description Unitas, in partnership with the Youth Justice Board have created the trauma-informed practice effective practice award, accredited by Skills For Justice Awards. The Effective Practice Award has been created to complement a growing awareness of the impact of adverse childhood experiences on…
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Pathway and Planning Assessment – Cwm Taf Pathfinder (August 2021)

Published: 17/08/2021

Summary Attached below are a variety of resources related to the Pathway and Planning assessment of children which take into consideration trauma-informed practice.  Description Attached below are a variety of tools developed by Cwm Taf youth offending service, these look at the pathways and planning documentation. Cwm Taf youth offending service have produced a guide…
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