Emerging practice

Emerging practice

This section is about sharing learning and examples of practice across Youth Justice Liaison and Diversion (YJLD) schemes. It provides a collection of tools, documents and case examples from existing YJLD pathfinder sites.

All resources and examples of practice have been contributed by YJLD pathfinder sites to share with others. They are presented here as examples of practice only, and may not necessarily be appropriate to use in your locality.

Thank you to everyone that has contributed so far. If you would like to suggest resources to add, contact the team. To contact other YJLD pathfinder sites, see the contact list.

Examples of local referral protocols, job descriptions, person specifications, job adverts and descriptions of how individual diversion schemes work in practice.

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Examples of locally adapted screening and assessment tools to identify a range of needs and vulnerabilities.


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Information on interventions provided by YJLD pathfinder sites and case examples of successful liaison and diversion intervention.

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Examples of partnership agreements, information sharing procotols, and case examples of YJLD sites successfully influencing youth justice decisions or practice.

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Examples of YJLD project steering group membership and terms of reference, business plans and funding agreements.

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Examples of local evaluations and service user feedback procedures to measure effectivess and further develop the YJLD model.

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If you would like to contribute any examples of emerging practice from your YJLD work, please contact the team.



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