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:  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 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: Suffolk County Council have shared a short tool to support a shared set of professional boundaries, associated assessment and plan for professionals to plan and support conversations with children experiencing exploitation.     Aims:The aims of developing shared professional boundaries are to: Prevent staff ‘burn out’. Create and maintain a safe working environment. Ensure relationships remain professional with children,…
Summary: Kirklees youth offending team has shared their tool to support case managers/assessors with a quick visual reference guide in applying locally agreed risk management processes.      Description: Kirkless youth offending team have shared their AssetPlus assessment process, which is a quick and easy to use guide for case managers around key stages and timescales of when specific actions…
Summary:  South Tees youth offending service have shared their practice guide to support completion of AssetPlus.      Aim: Support practitioners, through a reference guide in completing AssetPlus Support managers with the quality assurance process     Description:South Tees youth offending service have created a practice guide to support the completion of AssetPlus. The guide is intended to assist practitioners…
Summary:  Training materials for staff, from East Riding of Yorkshire youth justice service concerning out of court disposals.     Aims: Disseminate process around out of court disposals     Description:Following their outstanding HMIP Inspection (2019), East Riding of Yorkshire YOS have delivered a workshop on their processes around out of court disposals and some of the innovative work they…
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