Term information

Term: youth offending teams

Term details for 'youth offending teams'

A local interagency team working with young people aged between 10 - 18 who have become, or are at serious risk of becoming, involved in crime. The team is responsible for the supervision of young offenders, advising youth courts on sentencing, organising and sitting on youth offender panels, making reparation arrangements and participating in crime prevention initiatives.

Broader terms
multidisciplinary teams
Related terms
detention and training orders, integrated services, young offenders, youth justice

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