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Youth Court policy — Resources

It is important to us that Oranga Tamariki staff members who are involved in working with the Youth Court have a good understanding of the processes of the Court and how they relate to us and the people with whom we work.

Staff members must present and conduct themselves in a professional manner in the Youth Court. This enhances the organisation's reputation of delivering quality service and support as required under the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989. We do this by writing informative, clear and concise reports and plans and by responding in a timely manner to directions and referrals made by the Youth Court and others engaged in the youth justice process.

The section contains a checklist for regional practice advisors and supervisors for section 335 plans.

Checklist for regional practice advisors and supervisors: s335 plans

Checklist for working with children who have offended (DOCX 87 KB)

Oranga Tamariki Act 1989

Recording policy

Template: Acknowledgement of referral - letter to Court (DOCX 83 KB)

Youth justice transitions flowchart (DOC 314 KB)

Support for rangatahi to get a driver licence

Eligibility is currently only for rangatahi on either a Supervision or Supervision with Activity order but we are reviewing eligibility to enable more rangatahi to access the funding.

Staff resource: Supporting rangatahi to get their driver licence