Working with Girls and Bullying: Effective Practice Briefing – YCS (June 2021)

Summary: Attached below is a briefing from YCS concerning working with girls and bullying.  




Youth Custody Service have produced a variety of Effective Practice Briefings, which have been produced by the YCS Quality Development Team. the briefings are based on up to date evidence and engagement with children, staff and key stakeholders. They provide concise and easily accessible advice and guidance for front-line staff. They are not intended as a complete review of all evidence but an initial summary of helpful information and guidance. 

Attached below is the briefing concerning working with girls and bullying.  This briefing enables staff to identify bullying amongst girls and equips the practitioner with effective solutions to identify and address bullying in a variety of scenarios. The text investigates the complexity and motives of bullying, the experience for girls and how this manifests in different settings to allow staff to both support and help the victims and perpetrators.