You can read the full speech here. The Probation Institute is disappointed by the lack of understanding about the impact on change of size of the prison population. We welcome the committment to improving mental health provision in the CJS. We would have liked to see greater regard for the huge daily efforts of probation and rehabilitation and at least an acknowledgement of the initial findings of the Lammy Review of racial bias. We will continue to work with colleagues for greater recognition ...

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Today we are launching the Report on Provision for Armed Forces Veterans under Probation Supervision, at Resource for London,  N7. We expect a high turn out of armed services and criminal justice organisations to help us to plan the next steps in our important project to strengthen and expand appropriate services for ex armed services personnel under supervision. The report was produced for the Probation Institute by CCJS. The project, funded by the Forces in Mind Trust continues throughout ...

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The Employer Development Group for the Level 3 Trailblazer Apprenticeship holds its second formal meeting on 15th February. The project first develops the  Training Standard for the Core Role - Probation Services and Rehabilitation Practitioner. We then develop the Assessment Standard. The core role has been mapped fully against the revised Level 3 Probation Diploma as well as new roles required by CRCs and the voluntary sector.  We will be inviting potential providers of training and assessment ...

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