Youth Offending Team

A Youth Offending Team is a Justice Organisation.

Description

A Youth Offending Team  is a Justice Organisation.

A Youth Offending Team  provides the main supervisory elements of statutory youth justice services, including:

  • assessment of children and young people who have offended and management of risk and Child Safeguarding issues

  • supervision of children and young people who have been remanded to custody and those requiring support in the community, as directed by the court

  • provision of pre-court interventions

  • supervision of children and young people who have been given court orders which are to be managed in the community, including the provision of a lay youth panel to discharge the responsibilities of Referral Orders

  • sentence planning for children and young people in custody and their supervision on release.

For further information on Youth Offending Teams, see the gov.uk website at: Youth offending teams.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as Youth Offending Service, Youth Justice Service, Youth Support Service
Plural Youth Offending Teams

Where Used

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Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH references in description Youth Offending Team
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH references in description Youth Offending Team
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DATA SET references in description Youth Offending Team
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DATA SET references in description Youth Offending Team
NHS Business Definition Youth Offending Team references in description Youth Offending Team