Prevention and Diversion assessment tool (January 2024)

Summary: The aim of the assessment tool is to have a national assessment for all children subject to prevention and diversion disposals that uses a Child First approach to assessment.



Description: Assessment tool to be used for children subject to prevention and diversion disposals. This tool is to be used for diversion assessments from April 2024. It will be optional for prevention cases.  It is shared in advance for information and for any services who want to use the tool in advance of the April launch. When the tool is formally launched, this will be accompanied by guidance notes and a training programme.


Prevention and Diversion assessment tool- V7.3.docx


Contact: Youth Justice Board 


Name:  Tracy Green / Richard Vaughan  
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