Courses

Youth Justice Effective Practice (YJEPC)

This popular qualification gives you the opportunity to explore the current state of theory, practice and evidence relating to working effectively with children and young people in the youth justice system.  It comprises six learning blocks which are studied sequentially over 30 weeks. The YJEPC is accredited by Skills for Justice Awards, endorsed by the YJB and recognised by the University of Suffolk as representing 60 credits towards a youth justice degree.

Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (FDYJ)

Explore a range of theoretical perspectives on why and how children and young people become involved in offending behaviour.  You will also find out how the youth justice system is set up to respond to this and critically evaluate the effectiveness of certain approaches.  This course will help you to develop a range of evidence based, practical skills and strategies for forming and sustaining relationships with children and young people that have the best chance of helping them to stop offending.

BA (Hons) Youth Justice

Explore critical aspects of crime, criminology and criminal justice to gain a greater insight into criminal behaviour and how society responds to it. You will explore a range of criminological theories and consider the roles, responsibilities and actions of criminal justice agencies in challenging and preventing offending behaviour. In addition, you will learn how to conduct and interpret research so that you can evaluate claims made regarding crime and deviance, critically engaging with national and international dimensions of crime and criminal justice policy.

BA Managing and Coaching

Accredited by the University of Suffolk this 30 week course will assist those working within the Youth Justice sector that are either in a management/supervisory role or who aim to be promoted into such a position. This module will help you to have a wider critical overview of policy developments regarding staff development within the sector (FDYJ/YJEPC) and the intended impact this should have. Further, you will explore what it takes to be a successful manager and coach, providing them with the skills to empower the staff you are responsible for whilst undertaking staff development opportunities.

Crime, Criminology and Criminal Justice BA Hons

Explore critical aspects of crime, criminology and criminal justice to gain a greater insight into criminal behaviour and how society responds to it. You will explore a range of criminological theories and consider the roles, responsibilities and actions of criminal justice agencies in challenging and preventing offending behaviour. In addition, you will learn how to conduct and interpret research so that you can evaluate claims made regarding crime and deviance, critically engaging with national and international dimensions of crime and criminal justice policy.