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Youth Justice Worker Level 3

Course Code: ABC952
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Learn the skills and knowledge you need to become a youth justice worker, from home!

  • Explore the origins of the young justice service
  • Discover the legal frameworks of the young justice system including ethics and practices
  • Understand the Role of the Youth and Community worker
  • Understand Sociology and Social Problems that children and youth face
  • Learn about the wider societal issues that can impact upon the life journeys of young people as they often experience multiple inequalities
  • Identify and define prevention, Intervention of offending and re-offending
  • Understand the core competencies and skills to be a youth justice practitioner and deliver effective practice
  • Create a personal development plan to help your understanding of effective practice principles in the youth justice system
  • Identify risk factors that may have contributed to the youth offending
  • Understand how to create risk assessments, prepare reports and manage future risk
  • Know how to write reports on fictitious case studies

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be sent to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so.

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Course Content

  • Unit 1: Principles of the youth justice board
    • 1.1 Responsibilities
    • 1.2 Youth offending teams
    • 1.3 Multi-disciplinary approach
    Unit 2: The responsibilities and legal framework of the youth justic system
    • 2.1 AssestPlus sections
    • 2.2 Excluded assignments
    • 2.3 AssetPlus difficulties
    Unit 3: Social problems that children and youth face and the youth liaison strategy
    • 3.1 Difficulties in the assessing
    • 3.2 Interventions
    • 3.3 Difficulties with parents being present
  • Unit 4: Prevention, intervention of offending and re-offending
    • 4.1 Attitude to offending
    • 4.2 Questionnaires
    • 4.3 Restorative justice
    Unit 5: Risk assessment; the role of the yots and sentence management
    • 5.1 Children Act [2004
    • 5.2 3 coping routes
    • 5.3 Mental Health
    Unit 6: Writing a report on a fictitious case study
    • 6.1 Plan a dissertation
    • 6.2 Primary factors
    • 6.3 Evaluate the best pathway

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your youth justice worker certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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    "Excellent guidance and support from my tutor"

    - Dominique Dale, Felixstowe

    Excellent guidance and support from my tutor. Quick response in the feedback from assignments. I really enjoyed this course.

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