Friday, 11 January 2019 15:31

Youth Justice Institute

The Youth Justice Institute is a new not for profit initiative which aims to provide professional leadership for youth justice workers and all those who deliver services to young people in trouble. The Institute brings together key academic and operational organisations to identify and disseminate the latest research and evaluation evidence to help practitioners and managers in youth justice improve…
The Workforce Development Strategy’s acknowledges that considerable progress has been made in Youth Justice (YJ) workforce development over the last 10 years. Increasingly, managers are seeking out experienced individuals from a range of backgrounds who can demonstrate the key skills needed in YJ and where necessary, identifying additional training as appropriate. It is clear there is a distinct set of…
Friday, 11 January 2019 14:48

Degree in Youth Justice

The Foundation Degree in Youth Justice with opportunities for progression to a BA honours is available for everyone who works in or wants to work in youth justice. Please see attached flyer for further information.
The Youth Justice Effective Practice Certificate (YJEPC) is a widely held qualification in youth justice. It brings together the most up-to-date thinking, knowledge, research and evidence about what works in this field. Please see attached flyer for further information.
Friday, 09 November 2018 10:00

Youth Justice Skills Audit

Youth justice practitioners come from a wide range of backgrounds and will have varying levels of knowledge in relation to the work they do. It stands to reason, therefore, that individuals will have different training needs. This skills audit tool has been designed to help youth justice practitioners to reflect on their practice, in particular to identify potential gaps in…
Friday, 09 November 2018 09:41

Youth Justice Skills Matrix

The Youth Justice Skills Matrix has been developed by the Youth Justice Workforce Development Council and identifies the core skills needed when working with young people who offend. This Matrix is designed for the whole of the Youth Justice Workforce and can be used for job descriptions, appraisals, training needs analysis and restructures and is mapped to National Occupational Standards.…