Youth offending teams (YOTs) are refusing to send young people to Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre following a damning Ofsted inspection report which revealed gross misconduct by staff at the facility, Children and Young People Now reports.
Youth Justice Board
CCJS has undertaken a detailed and systematic literature review to establish if there are effective interventions for young people who sexually abuse. Commissioned by the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales the review informed a source document, from which a Key Elements of Effective Practice (KEEP) guidance document was drawn. The Youth Justice Board wished CCJS to use a systematic review of research to:
Government policies aimed at diverting minor offences from court have resulted in `extensive net-widening', with individuals `being brought within the ambit of the criminal justice system who previously were ignored or dealt with informally', claims a study published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. The study, Summary justice: Fast - but Fair?, has been written Professor Rod Morgan, a distinguished government-appointed adviser and former chair of the Youth Justice Board.