Apologise verbally or in writing Make reparation for the offence/victim or community Payment to victim Submit to supervision of an adult Perform unpaid work/service Participate in activities [offending, education, substance misuse] Submit to restrictions on conduct or whereabouts including remaining at a particular place Electronic monitoring Submit to treatment
Other professionals Legal representative an advisory role set in the Justice Act 2002
What are Circles of Support and Accountability How do they work
Types of referrals Offences Number of referrals Typical Youth Conference Orders requirements Probation Orders
BENEFITS 1. Increased confidence of public, victims and judiciary 2. Reduction in delay of reports to Court 3. Reduction in re-offending (decreasing seriousness and increasing times crime-free) 4. Increased efficiencies in Youth Justice 5. Increased participation and influence of victims
What they said Young people 8 out of 10 young people --- wanted to make up for what they had done 8 out of 10 wanted the victim to forgive them 7 out of 10 wanted to hear what the victim had to say Victims 8 out of 10 wanted to hear what the young person had to say 8 out of 10 wanted the young person to hear how their actions affected them 7 out of 10 wanted to help the young person 5 out of 10 wanted an apology 5 out of 10 wanted to hear why they were victimised Families 4 out of 5 would recommend a conference to other families
Early Outcomes Victim attendance @74% Circles of Support and Accountability @54 % Pilot stakeholders seeing benefits Families reporting positively
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