20 April 2022

Using an identity lens: constructive working with children in the criminal justice system January 2020

Open guide

How do practitioners develop a greater understanding of the importance of identity to behaviour? This report bridges the gap between theory and practice and provides tools for practitioners to put their improved understanding into practice. It promotes the idea of ‘working constructively’ with young people to develop a pro-social identity.

Publisher: NACRO, University of Salford

January 2024
Integrated Planning and Assessment Manual

This manual details how practitioners from prison, probation and leaving care services can work together with young men in prison with care experience to integrate the support they receive.
Publisher: Innovation Unit

January 2024
Supporting young adults with experience of care and custody – Handbook

Informed by the piloting of Always Hope in the West Midlands, this handbook aims to help staff in other regions implement the protocols and practices that can improve the support young adults with care experience receive in prison and on release.
Publisher: Innovation Unit

October 2023
Your legal rights on remand: a guide for young adults

This guide is a starting point to explain your legal rights if you are remanded. The guide is written for remanded young adults aged 18-25.
Publisher: Howard League for Penal Reform