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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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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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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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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Good Practice Guidance on Certificates for Assigned Advocates in the Youth Court – Youth Justice: Quality of Advocacy Working Group (November 2023)

Published: 23/11/2023

Summary: Youth Justice: Quality of Advocacy Working Group have published a short guidance for magistrates or District Judges on how to determine applications for certificate for assigned advocate in youth court. Description: Youth Justice: Quality of Advocacy Working Group have published good practice guidance on Certificates for Assigned Advocates in the youth court, supported and…
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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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Multi-agency Practice Principles for responding to child exploitation and extra-familial harm – Tackling Child Exploitation (March 2023)

Published: 20/07/2023

Summary The Tackling Child Exploitation team have shared their practice principles for responding to child exploitation and extra familiar harm for professionals working with children.   Description  The Tackling Child Exploitation have shared their practice principles, which are evidenced-informed and are designed to support partnership working by providing professionals at all levels across all agencies with…
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Problem-Solving Courts: A Guide to Practice in the United Kingdom and Procedural Fairness Toolkit – The Centre for Justice Innovation (April 2023)

Published: 20/07/2023

Summary: The Centre for Justice Innovation has published a practice guide regarding problem solving courts.
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Child First Diversion Pathfinder (Bradford Youth Justice Service) – January 2023

Published: 15/06/2023

Summary The child first pathfinder, lead by Bradford youth justice service have shared a variety of resources in regard to their implementation and delivery of a child first diversion model. Description The following resources have been developed by the Bradford child first diversion Pathfinder. Within this submission, you will be able to access a range…
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TRAPPED filmed and Resources: Child Criminal Exploitation Through County Lines – County Lines Pathfinder (March 2023)

Published: 02/04/2023

Summary County Lines Pathfinder have shared a resource pack to raise awareness around grooming, risks posed to children who experience exploitation and support professionals to challenge pre-conceptions around child criminal exploitation. Description County Lines Pathfinder have shared their film with accompanying resource pack: TRAPPED. The resource aims to highlight the issues of child criminal exploitation…
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