Regional Events – Profiling of services for armed forces veterans in probation

The Probation Institute and the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies (CCJS) are leading a new project covering England and Wales which is aiming to profile current arrangements to support service veterans under probation supervision. In support of this we have scheduled three free to attend regional events - Bristol (19th April), London (25th April) and Leeds (27th April) - to enable probation staff and partners to understand the project's objectives and to contribute by sharing their views and ...

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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 and forces charities. [wc_box color="info" text_align="left"] TO ACCESS FINDINGS AND REPORTS OF THIS ...

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Major situation – working with ex-service personnel

A study by Probation Officer Andrea Macdonald (left) into the offending characteristics of a cohort of ex-service veterans yielded some important and unexpected results. PQ takes an in-depth look at her findings - and her recommendations for fellow practitioners. Over recent years the Government, academic researchers and criminal justice agencies have all tried to establish how many veterans are in the Criminal Justice System - and then attempt to unravel the reasons why they have ...

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