Revolving Doors publishes tool-kits

Revolving Doors published last week two tool-kits for practitioners: Service user involvement which is an essential part of developing and running effective probation services.  Involving service users can contribute to service design, to monitoring  the impact of interventions  as well as giving them a voice supporting their journey  away from crime. Peer research. This toolkit is designed for probation staff and those involved in probation to be able to run a research project with a ...

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TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: PI POSITION PAPER

We are  launching our  Position Paper on Training and Professional Development at the first annual probation practitioners Conference, tomorrow 8 June.  The Position Paper makes a wide range of recommendations aiming to support the training and continuous professional development of those who work in the sector, pressing for a more integrated approach to training and associated standards. The Paper is available here: PI-PositionPaper-Professional Development-final ...

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Join the Probation and Judicial Matters Network

Sharing many of the same values and objectives, the Probation Institute and Magistrates’ Association are working together to promote the learning and development of justice professionals. To help support this we are establishing a Probation and Judicial Matters Network, to provide a platform for those who deliver probation services, magistrates and others with an interest, to come together, both online and at seminars, workshops or other appropriate events. The objectives of the network are to ...

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Professional Development Framework

Building a single professional identity by Helen Schofield The Probation Institute Professional Development Framework can be accessed on the Institute website. The Framework captures and elucidates skills and roles across Probation, Rehabilitation and Community Justice in public, private and voluntary organisations. Working with a project board including NPS, CRCs, Skills for Justice and voluntary organisations the project has been led by Helen Schofield formerly Head of Learning Strategy ...

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