Youth Justice Policy
Territory Families has responsibility for young people who have been detained in a Youth Justice Centre. Using a trauma informed and strengths based approach Territory Families aims to assist young people in custody through the provision of educations, therapeutic treatment, related services and activities.
Category 1: Administrative
These policies relate to legislation, governance and operational philosophy of Youth Justice Centres in the Northern Territory.
Category 2: Security
These policies are about maintaining a safe and secure environment within Youth Justice Centres.
Category 3: Communications
These policies are about the ways in which young people can make contact with others and receive communication from others and how information integrity is maintained.
- Personal and Professional Visits
- Official Visitors Program
- Confidentiality and Client Information Management
Category 4: Management of Young People
These policies are about the day to day interactions with young people that meet their individual needs.
- Admissions, Warrants and Release
- Addressing the needs of young people charged or convicted of a sexual offence
- Case Management, Assessments and Throughcare
- Accommodation of Young People
- Structured Day
- Supporting Girls and Young Women in Detention
- Leave of Absence
- Positive Behaviour Support
Category 5: Health Services
These policies are about the way young people are provided with health care services.
Last updated: 19 June 2019
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