Training and workforce development resources

This section contains a range of training resources related to youth justice from partners and youth justice services that are free to access that support staff and volunteer development.

 

It also contains a wide range of resources from youth justice services to support staff supervision, working effectively as a team and in-house developed training.

 

You can access the Youth Justice Board youth justice skills matrix (updated March 2021) and youth justice skills audit.  

 

If you would like to submit a method of working with staff or volunteers that is working well for your service to the Youth Justice Resource Hub,  please complete the submission form.

 

Summary: Suffolk County Lines Pathfinder have shared a resource, associated evaluation and further resources aimed at supporting professionals in increasing their confidence in working with those children who experience exploitation.      Description: Suffolk County Lines Pathfinder have shared their identifying elements of cultural competence within a child criminal exploitation cohort (please be aware that some of the images used…
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 children’s lifestyles and…
Summary:  Short video produced by Unitas that outlines the youth justice professional framework.     Description: Sally Brown from Unitas gives an overview, in the short webinar of the youth justice professional framework, including example of the learning resources available; youth justice degree, the youth justice effective practice certificate and the effective practice awards.  
Summary:   Essex youth offending team have shared their learning from creating a training course for staff based on lived experiences of the children at risk or involved in county lines.      Description:Essex youth offending service have, as part of their Pathfinder project shared their lesson learnt from developing a ‘lived experience’ workforce developing training programme to work effectively…
Summary: Infomation on the management oversight for front line managers and supervisors in community youth justice services training offered by the Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership.      Description: Management oversight for front line managers and supervisors in community youth justice services training offered by the Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership is intended to promote a reflective approach to practice and supervision.  The training…
Summary: Link to the code of ethics which aligns to the professional charter for coaching, mentoring and supervision.       Description: The Code of Ethics for coaches, mentors, and supervisor is a guidance document that sets the expectation of best practice in coaching, mentoring and supervision promoting the development of professional excellence.    
Summary:  Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership have shared their coaches guide to support the role.     Description: Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnershiphave shared their guide for coaches to support the role.  The guide includes: Active listening skills and questioning skills Summarising Challenging Providing Feedback Hints and Tips (good working practice) Meeting Preparation There is also information and template for the…
Summary: Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership have shared a list of example power questions to support open and transparent communication to expand learning.      Description: Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership have shared powerful questions template. The purpouse is to support open and transparent communication where the coach invites the client to clarify, action, and discover at a whole new level. …
Summary: Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership have shared top-tips around the type of skills required by a coach.       Description: Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership have shared key top-tips concerned with some of the key areas and skills required by a coach.  
Summary: Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership have shared two guides to support coaching supervision.     Description: Youth Justice Sector Improvement Partnership have shared two key guides to support coaching supervion;    About supervision and frequency of supervision guide - this guide looks at what is meant by supervision, what to expect and the main functions of coach supervision. This…
Summary:  Attached are the slides and link to the recording of the YJB live session from the over-representation of children in the youth justice system.     Description:In November 2020, Islington Youth Offending Service, Blackburn with Darwen Youth Justice Service and YJB colleagues run the YJB Live session on over-representation of children in the youth justice system was run together…
Summary:  Attached is West Berkshire YOS training for staff to raise awareness of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture.    Aims: To support increase knowledge and awareness of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.   Description: West Berkshire youth offending service has two Gypsy, Roma and Traveller sites within it’s geographical area, with some of those children coming into contact with the…
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