Youth pre-court disposals

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  • Toolkit

    Valuing youth diversion: A toolkit for practitioners

    This toolkit is for any practitioner who is involved in, or considering creating, a diversion scheme for children in contact with the youth justice system. This is the Centre's 6th edition of the toolkit, published in 2024. 

  • report

    Children and young people’s voices on youth diversion and disparity

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    This project explores the experiences of children and young people currently in the youth justice system, and how they perceive these interactions with the police, solicitors and youth justice services to have been influenced by their ethnic background.

  • Briefing

    The right support at the right time: Where the justice system fits in


    This briefing brings attention to the particular damaging impact that contact with the youth justice system has on the over children with Special Educational Needs and Disability, and provides practical ideas about what can be done to address this harm.