Young People in the Youth Justice System – Local Context YOUNG PEOPLE WHO OFFEND ARE MUCH MORE LIKELY TO HAVE MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AND WHILST THESE PROBLEMS ARE LIKELY TO BE SIMILAR TO THOSE OF THE GENERAL ADOLESCENT POPULATION EVIDENCE SUGGESTS THAT CONDUCT DISORDER, EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE, HYPERACTIVITY AND ATTENTION PROBLEMS ARE MORE COMMON. (MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION VOLUME 3 ISSUE 18) Presenting Concerns Interventions Following assessment interventions are put in place appropriate to the identified needs of the of the young person • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group work programmes (addressing anger issues, anxiety and depression – problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, coping strategies, emotional regulation etc.). • Direct work for children 10 – 18 years experiencing early indications of mental health, behavioural or psychological concerns • Provide direct clinical support with young people with complex mental health problems where appropriate and the young person agrees Derby City Derby City Transition Young people access services through YPSS until they reach the age of 18 at when they are transferred to adult services. Referral can be made to the Derbyshire Early Intervention Service who work specifically with young people aged between 14 and 35 who experience psychosis for the first time. Challenge and Question Challenge – how do we ensure that systems are in place to identify concerns at the earliest opportunity? Question – How are we going maintain current levels of service delivery within a landscape of reducing resources and competing priorities?