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Key Learning Areas:

This page provides a range of online learning resources that have been organised into the eight key learning areas associated with New Zealand's youth justice sector. More resources and learning material will be added to the list as they become available.

If you have any resources that you think will assist other colleagues and peers in the youth justice sector please see the 'Contact Us' page to enquire.

Click on one of the eight key learning areas to view a list of associated learning resources for each.    

Assessment Tools

  • Assess and understand a young person's vulnerabilities, strengths, and criminogenic needs.

Effective Practice

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of effective practice with young offenders.

Engagement with young people and their families

  • Demonstrate an ability to engage with young people and their families.

Interagency Collaboration

  • Work effectively with other agencies.

The Youth Justice and Youth Worker

  • Demostrate an awareness of self.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work as part of a professional team.
  • Demonstrate self management.
  • Demonstrate committment to ongoing professional development and learning.

Youth Development

  • Understand the context of young people.

Youth Justice Law and Legislative Process

  • Demostrate understanding of New Zealand legislation and court processes.

Working with children and young people who offend

  • Work effectively with children and young people who offend.