In Depth

Early Help: Special Report

Amid rising knife crime, youth homelessness and care referrals, the case for spending on early help has never been so important, yet investment in prevention services has been falling, fuelling late interventions.

Plan to return police to schools

Experts assess whether revisiting proposals for police in schools can solve rise in youth violence.

Youth justice - Children's Workforce Qualifications and Training Guide

Those wishing to work in youth justice have a number of options.

Inspections Clinic: Unregulated vs unregistered care

There is much confusion about what constitutes unregistered and unregistered care, the difference between such provision and if and in what circumstances it can be used, explains Jo Stephenson.

Gangs and Criminal Exploitation: Special Report

A rise in gang violence and youth crime has prompted policymakers to develop legislation to tackle the threats and boost funding for statutory and voluntary agencies to support child criminal exploitation victims.