Training and learning

This section contains a range of resources related to youth justice from different organisations. Those toolkits, training packs etc. are all free either through third sector organisations, governmental or arms-length bodies or via the YJB.

There will be many other training opportunities that are available and you should access through your team.

Summary: Attached is information for Black, Asian and minority ethnic strategic managers in regards to the Elevate Programme, aimed at improving under-rapresentation of stratigic managers.     Description: Elevate Programme is a 6-month mentoring programme to support the progression of middle managers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds into strategic management. Starting in September 2021, it provides managers with…
The Youth justice practitioner portal is a members only area for those that work and volunteer in the youth justice system. It provides access to training materials, AssetPlus materials and guidance that cannot be shared more widely. Most training materials are open to the public and can be accessed via the Youth Justice Institute and through the professional development area…
Summary: Link to the YouTube video concerning disproportionality in the youth justice system.      Description of programme/intervention/tool: EQUAL (Action for Racial Equality in the Criminal Justice System), held an online panel discussion, The Injustice of Youth Justice - a panel discussion with some of the leading BAME voices in the field of Youth Justice on November 25th 2020 including…
Summary: Link to a video concerned with desistence.     Desistence is a concept at the heart of youth justice and a key factor embedded within the AssetPlus framework.  Below is the link to a short video, which provides  context on the subject for practicioners, managers and volunteers working with children.   Desistance,Identity and Belonging   Attached below, in a…
Age:  10-17 Sex:  n/a Cost:  no     Aim: To demonstrate an ongoing evaluation and review of training delivery, and content which informs further planning for any subsequent courses.   Description: To make sure an ongoing evaluation of training delivery and content, a four-stage training development model is used. Stage one requires a training needs analysis to be conducted with…
MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health.
International standards, and many national laws, recognise that children and young people have a right to express their views and to have their wishes and feelings reflected in decisions affecting them.Under the project 'Unlocking Children’s Rights', Coram International and partners from ten EU member-state countries, developed an innovative and free training resource that enables professionals and practitioners working with children…
Training resources for restorative justice can be found on the Restorative Justice Council website. Further resources are also available on The Restorative Justice Council's YouTube page, here.
The Youth Justice Legal Centre works to support Youth Offending Teams to increase their knowledge and confidence around various legal processes from Stop and Search to Custody. Their training is suitable for practitioners working with Out of Court Disposals, working at Court or working with young people on statutory Orders, and can be tailored to issues of interest. If you…