Youth court advocacy

About these resources

Working in the youth court can sometimes be more challenging than other areas of practice because it:

  • involves young people and children
  • can be intimidating for them
  • involves young people that often have emotional and behavioural issues
  • involves young people with specific communication needs.

These resources will help you to:

We have developed these resources with a wide range of stakeholders, young people and children in the criminal justice system. We will continue to add to these resources over time. Our resources compliment other support you can use to make sure you are competent to practise in the youth court.