Glossary

AC
Attendance Centre
ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ASBO
Anti Social Behaviour Order
AssetPlus
Assessment tool used by YOTs
CAMHS
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
CDRP
Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership
CEO
Chief Executive Officer
Child or Young Person
A person under the age of 18
Community Resolution
Diversion practice with low level offences
County Lines
Criminal exploitation of children and young people in selling and transporting drugs
CP
Child Protection
CPN
Community Psychiatric Nurse
CSE
Child Sexual Exploitation
Desistance
Cessation of offending or ASB
DTO
Detention Training Order
Estyn
HM Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales
ETE
Employment, Training and Education
FTE
First-time entrants, into the youth justice system
GP
General Practitioner
HMIC
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
ISO
Individual Support Order
ISP
Individual Support Plan
ISSP
Intensive Supervision & Surveillance Programme
LAC
Looked After Child, in care of Local Authority, Also known as CIC, Child in Care
MAPPA
Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangement
NACRO
National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders
National Standards
National Standards for Youth Justice Services
NVQ
National Vocational Qualification
OOCD
Out of Court Disposal
OPPC
Office of the Policy and Crime Commissioner
Ofsted
Office for Standards in Education
PRU
Pupil Referral Unit
RJ
Restorative Justice also known as Restorative Practice
RO
Referral Order
ROSH
Risk of Serious Harm
Secure Estate
Where children and young people are held in custody, being Secure Children’s Homes, Secure Training Centres, and Young Offender Institutions
SLCN
Speech, Language and Communication Needs
SCH
Secure Children’s Home
STC
Secure Training Centre
YCC
Youth Conditional Caution
VLO
Victim Liaison Officer
YJB
Youth Justice Board
YOI
Young Offenders Institution
YOT/YOS
Youth Offending Team/Service
Young Person or Child
A person under the age of 18