Presentation on theme: "DTO Awareness – improving services to 18 year olds on Detention and Training Orders Linda Bush 9 June 2011."— Presentation transcript:
DTO Awareness – improving services to 18 year olds on Detention and Training Orders Linda Bush 9 June 2011
Introductions ●Name ●Workplace ●Job title ●What does that mean you do?
Key Learning ●What is a Detention and Training Order? ●What is a Youth Offending Team and how does it operate? ●What are the key roles and responsibilities of workers involved in managing DTOs? ●What are the key differences between the various custodial establishments? How does HMP Durham differ from Wetherby YOI? ●What are the key challenges for YOTs and Secure Estate when young people on DTOs are placed in 'Adult Secure Estate' ●What improvement and development can be made to delivering DTOs to over 18s?
What is a Detention and Training Order? ●Where to find key information? National Standards Case Management Guidance Youth Offending Team – Case Managers ●What is a Youth Offending Team and how does it operate?
Voluntary Sector Composition of the YOTs Youth Offending Team “... should pull together all the relevant local agencies in delivering community-based interventions with, and supervision of, young offenders...” Housing Probatio n Social Services Health Police Educatio n Fire & Rescue Youth Services Housing Probatio n Social Services Health Police Educatio n Fire & Rescue Voluntary Sector Youth Services
What are the key roles and responsibilities of workers involved in managing DTOs? ●National Standards ●Case Management Guidance ●Prison Service instructions, orders, standards & rules
What are the key differences between HMP Durham and HMYOI Wetherby? ●Age Range ●Staffing ratio ●Regime type ●Purpose
Safeguarding agenda ●Whilst the youth justice system is concerned with protecting the public through interventions that aim to reduce crime and manage the young people who commit it, it also plays an important role along with other agencies in safeguarding children and young people. ●Working Together to Safeguard Children – March 2010
Safeguarding Children in prison are 18 times more likely to commit suicide than their counterparts in the community. 26 September 2005 Howard League for Penal Reform
Behaviours - What People Pay Attention To In The Workplace 1.Leader attention, measurement, rewards and controls 2.Leader reaction to critical incidents 3.Leader role modelling, coaching 4.Criteria for recruitment, promotion, retirement and excommunication 5.Formal and informal socialisation 6.Recurring systems and procedures 7.Organisation design and structure 8.Design of physical space 9.Stories and myths about key people and events 10.Formal statements, charters, creeds, codes of ethics etc Between 80-90% of behaviour is determined by the first three points
●What improvements can be made to delivering DTOs to over 18s? How?