Social Policy And The Access Of The Judiciary System

Decent Essays
What is Social Policy and the link to the Judiciary system
Social policy aims to improve human welfare and to meet human needs. Important areas of social policy are wellbeing and welfare, unemployment insurance, pensions, the NHS, social housing, family policy, social care, child protection, crime and criminal justice and labour issues. It was said problems of children who were deprived or abused have been connected closely with issues concerning young offenders (, 2015).This statement involves various roles from professionals in the judiciary system. Under the Children’s Act 1998 the local authority’s functions where to provide services which support children and their families (Anon, 2015). Social workers would have had involvement during the individual’s young life and have already taken action in order to prevent the abuse therefore preventing young offenders. In turn victim support would support the individual if they are required in a court setting; they will advise if they are feeling worried, nervous or afraid. If an individual becomes a young offender the Youth offending teams within the court support them by; staying in touch with a young person if they’re sentenced in custody, charged with a crime and has to go to court or if a young person is arrested. The youth offending team work closely with the probation services (, 2015).

Leeds Crown Court
The first impression of the Crown Court building is initially imposing and intimidating; however the
Get Access