Section 471 cyfa transfer from prison to yjc suitability assessment tool




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Section 471 CYFA Transfer from prison to YJC suitability assessment tool




Indicators



Contra-indicators


Sentence management issues


  • Judge’s sentencing comments indicating young person’s suitability to be transferred to a YJC

  • Sentence length – for 18-20 year olds, non-parole period of 2 years or less

  • Young person requires specialist services/programs that can be provided in a YJC

  • Corrections Victoria advises that young person is not coping well and/or is at risk of victimisation in prison.

  • Judge’s sentencing comments indicating young person’s unsuitability to be sentenced to a YJC

  • Sentence length – for 18-20 year olds, a sentence of more than 4 years

  • Young person requires specialist services or programs that cannot be provided in a YJC

  • Corrections Victoria advises that young person is coping satisfactorily in prison.


Vulnerability in prison


  • Under 19 years

  • First time in custody

  • Registered with Disability Services or low intellectual functioning

  • Offended impulsively, influenced by group, a ‘follower’

  • Poor interpersonal skills with peers – is ostracised or victimised by peers

  • History of victimisation – physical, sexual

  • History of deliberate self-harm

  • Physical attributes (e.g. stature and physical appearance may contribute to vulnerability)

  • Aboriginal status




  • Above 20 years

  • Previous custodial orders

  • Sophisticated criminal functioning – planned offending/leader of group or alone

  • Callous, exploitative or manipulative, lacks insight into behaviour

  • Entrenched criminal behaviours

  • History of violence, bullying or predatory behaviour

  • Associates with older, offending peers

  • Physical attributes (e.g. stature and physical appearance may diminish vulnerability)


Prospects for rehabilitation


  • Offending impulsive, reactive or infrequent

  • Responsibility taken for offence(s)

  • Demonstrates awareness of impact of offence on victim, family or community

  • Few or no previous custodial sentences in youth justice

  • Positive response to previous supervision, remand or sentence

  • Has good prospects for employment or education

  • Has some positive, pro-social peers

  • Positive support from family and/or other relationships

  • Has pro-social goals/plans

  • Displays problem-solving skills and responsibility for behaviour

  • Motivated to deal with problems

  • Offending is linked to mental illness which was not managed properly at the time of offending (eg not taking prescribed medication)



  • Pattern of planned and/or chronic offending

  • Denial or minimisation of responsibility

  • Lack of victim awareness and impact of offence on community

  • Previous detention in adult prison (including remand)

  • Poor compliance with prior youth justice supervision and/or custody

  • Has minimal interest or motivation to seek employment or education

  • Limited positive support from family and/or other relationships

  • Absence of pro-social goals/plans for non-offending lifestyle

  • Poor problem-solver

  • Not motivated to change behaviour and attitudes support offending


Other relevant issues


  • Young person wants to transfer to a YJC

  • Young person does not want to transfer to a YJC


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