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1 October, 2015

Big gaps in probation practice in working with ex-service personnel says new group

The need for a national best practice ‘skeleton’ framework to guide work with former armed forces personnel was the clear consensus of yesterday’s first meeting of the Probation Institute’s ‘Supporting Ex-Service Personnel’ Professional Network.   The meeting was attended by around 30 of the country’s leading specialists in this area from probation and rehabilitation organisations […]

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29 September, 2015

Is Probation practice at risk from Electronic Monitoring?

Alarm bells are being rung at the Probation Institute this week following the meeting of the Institute’s Electronic Monitoring Working Group which includes, practitioner, academic, sentencer and industry input. The group, in their third meeting since being established, is calling for probation leaders and practitioners to take a far more pro-active stance on electronic monitoring […]

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