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Lessons learnt from Essex ‘Lived Experience’ Workforce Development Programme County Lines Pathfinder (January 2022)

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 with children at risk or involved in county lines. These include;

 

 

The purpose is to assist other services to develop and implement a similar approach in using the lived experiences of children within their own locality to create a local training programme.  Essex youth offending service spent approximately £100,000 in developing the workforce development programme, which includes practitioner time, over two years.

 

 

Contact:

Youth justice service: Essex County Council  
Name:  Jane Ryan
Email:  Jane.Ryan@essex.gov.uk