Are you a probation or community justice practitioner interested in leading your own research project? Can you add value to the understanding of what makes for effective probation work? The Probation Institute is pleased to launch the Sir Graham Smith Award 2015, supporting up to four successful candidates to complete practice based research that contributes to probation knowledge and expertise. The Sir Graham Smith Award was established in 2002 in recognition of the late Sir Graham ...

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Following the publication of our Code of Ethics, the Probation Institute is now convening a group of volunteers from our membership to consider formulating ethical practice guidelines. The purpose of the guidelines will be to help give practical effect to the Code of Ethics in the day to day practice of probation workers.  The aim is not to create a list of rules, but to support the proper use of professional judgement, helping practitioners and their managers take a balanced and an ethical ...

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