Youth Diversion Training – Youth Justice Institute (updated 2023)


Access to the youth diversion training designed for volunteers and staff working with children.


The Youth Justice Institute has made available youth diversion training Effective Practice Award (EPA )course. It is designed for volunteers and staff to support understanding the key principles of diversion from the formal criminal justice system – either out of court disposal or prosecution, and the implications of these in everyday practice with children and young people who have been arrested for relatively low-level offences.

Please note that if you have any users issues with the YJ Institute you will need to contact them directly.

All resources and courses will be linked to the Youth Justice Professional Framework (YJPF) and the youth justice skills matrix and offer opportunities for tutorial support, assessment of work and accreditation which are all vital aspects of the quality assurance of learning.