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A toolkit for Local Authorities, the Judiciary, Court Staff, Police, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and Service Providers
Young People Who Offend (Managing High Risk and Transitions)
ISBN 978 1 78045 425 2 (Web only publication) DPPAS 12056
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2. Objectives, Values and Principles 2.1. Drivers for change 2.2. Objectives 2.3. Key principles and values underpinning this toolkit 3. Prior to Court 3.1. Cases to come to Court quickly 3.2. Agreed model of court programming for young person 3.3. Identifying young people prior to court 3.4. Defence agents 3.5. Ensuring young people have an understanding of the process 3.6. Local authorities 3.7. Other service providers 4. At Court 4.1. Court social worker 4.2. Use of language 4.3. Special measures for vulnerable young people 4.4. Bail and Remand 4.5. Completion of criminal justice social work court reports 4.6 Sentencing Options
5. After Court 5.1. Community alternatives 5.2. Custody or secure care 5.3. Sharing the court report 5.4. Outstanding charges 5.5. Continuing supervision requirements 5.6. Breaches of community sentence Appendix 1: Membership of the Young People in Court WorkstreamAppendix 2: Policy and practice developments in respect of young peopleAppendix 3: Roles and Responsibilities Police Procurator Fiscal Judiciary Social Work Children's Hearings Appendix 4: Multi-Agency Working: Examples of good practiceAppendix 5: Youth Justice / Criminal Justice liaison: Example of good practiceAppendix 6: Judicially Led Implementation GroupAppendix 7: Court Programming: Examples of good practiceAppendix 8: Alternatives to Remand: Examples of good practiceAppendix 9: Alternatives to Custodial Sentences: Examples of good practiceAppendix 10: Flowcharts - Responsibilities and accused persons under and over age 16.Appendix 11: Summary of Community Penalties available in ScotlandAppendix 12: Court PostcardsAppendix 13: Glossary of terms
This toolkit has been prepared by the Young People in Court workstream established by the Young People Who Offend project implementation board. Membership of the workstream is shown at Appendix 1.
Page updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011