Referral Order Contract - Southwark YOS (2018)

Summary: Example of a Referral Order Contract from Southwark Youth Offending Service
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  • Ensure that children and their parents/carers are able to access the contract



Attached is a copy of the updated contract that Southwark YOT have created. The contract has the following sections, which should be used to support structured communication that is both appropriate and relevant to the panel:

  • Restorative Justice
  • Future goals 
  • Other (any other relevant infomation)
  • Leisure and self development
  • Health
  • Diversity
  • Education, training and employment
  • Family and friends
  • Avoid offending


During the panel, the contract is created with the child and written up using the child’s words. This is then used as the intervention plan.



Implementing the Practice:

  • The contract is written up at the time of the panel and signed
  • The children and their parents/carers receive a copy
  • The CPM also receive a copy (which is kept on site)



Youth Offendig Team: Southwark Youth Offending Service
Name: Deirdre Leask
Email: Deirdre.Leask@SOUTHWARK.GOV.UK


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