Practitioners and managers from across the public, private and voluntary sectors have met at the Probation Institute to see and discuss the Professional Development Framework, a major piece of work developed by Institute members and training and development specialists.  Back row, from left to right: Rosie Goodwin (Merseyside CRC), Tessa Webb (Probation Institute Fellow), Julia Summerfield (LAURUS), Anne Mackintosh (Skills for Justice), Catherine Fuller (National Probation Service), ...

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Good-Practice.net » Veterans (Armed Forces)   Recent additions   Working with veterans in custody and the community [Butler Trust | 2015] The Butler Trust held a Workshop on 3 November 2015 focused on working with veterans, both in custody and in the community, showcasing a wide range of good practice identified in the area and exploring some of the services available to aid their care and resettlement; this write-up also includes links to the presentations given on the ...

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This is my second blog in a series reflecting on my new role as chair of the Probation Institute. I have now been in this role for around three busy months at a time when the PI is beginning to deliver and promote its agenda to support the needs of the probation profession in all its plurality. Recently on the excellent blog 'on probation' a series of, at times, challenging points made by probation staff about the PI were aired. This blog will also seek to respond to some of the points made ...

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EuroVista is a journal on probation matters in Europe and is produced by CEP (the Confederation of European Probation).  The latest edition (volume 3 #3) is now available at http://euro-vista.org/  and contains a wide range of articles: Andrew Bridges -  ‘Making Probation Work’ Todd Jermstad -  ‘What probation in the United States can learn from emerging practices in mental health treatment’ Ross Little – ‘Participation and practice in youth justice’ Jonathan Evans, Brian Heath & ...

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The Confederation of European Probation held a Conference for Director-Generals of Probation on 25-27 November in The Hague.  It was well attended by senior probation managers from 21 European countries who looked at important issues of mutual concern, including: Managing foreign national offenders (Nick Hammond, UK) and implementing the European Framework Decision on transfer of community sanctions (Jesca Beneder, European Commission, & Ioan Durnescu, University of ...

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