Serious Violence Duty

Useful information

Home Office papers relating to SVD:
Serious Violence Strategy (2018)
Serious Violence Duty: strategic needs assessment guidance (2021)
Serious Violence Duty Preventing and reducing serious violence Statutory Guidance for responsible authorities (2022)

The evidence base in detail – understanding SV and it’s risk factors, prevention and best practice:

Protecting people Promoting health – A public health approach to violence prevention for England (2012)
Preventing gang and youth violence: A review of risk and protective factors (2015)
Public health approaches to reducing violence (2018)
Realising the potential of early intervention (2018)
A whole-system multi-agency approach to serious violence prevention – a resource for local system leaders in England (2019)
Good practice in youth violence prevention: A mapping and horizon scanning review (2020)
The experiences of black and mixed heritage boys in the youth justice system (2021)
Leading research, driving change– serious violence youth insights and solutions (2022)
Serious Youth Violence and First Time Entrants to the YJS in Newcastle-Upon- Tyne (2022)
Children, violence and vulnerability – A Youth Endowment Fund report into young people’s experiences of violence (2022)
Care not criminalisation: young people’s experiences of serious youth violence (2023)
County Lines Pathfinder Overview and Emerging Youth Justice Practice in Preventing, Identifying and Disrupting County Lines Exploitation (updated March 2023)