Code of Ethics
The Probation Institute is committed to maintaining and promoting probation professional standards, and one of our earliest achievements was to create and publish a Code of Ethics, which all Institute members are required to sign up to as a condition of membership.
The Institute is now developing a series of Ethical Guidelines, which will compliment and further the work of the Code of Ethics.
The Institute has now launched a consultation on its proposed Ethical Practice Guidelines, which have been developed by a working group of Institute members.
The guidelines aim to articulate how the values and principles contained in the Probation Institute’s Code of Ethics can support probation practitioners and managers take a balanced and ethical approach to their practice.
In many aspects of probation work there will be conflicts to weigh up and a variety of factors to consider. Practitioners need to be confident in exercising their professional judgement to navigate the individual challenges of the case in front of them effectively. This guidance aims to empower and support the proper use of professional judgement.
Please send comments and feedback to us at email@example.com
Consultation closes on 29 May 2015.
The Probation Institute aims to provide professional leadership, including a context and framework for the development and support of effective practice.
A key component of this is to develop a professional practice register, enabling probation workers to have their qualifications, knowledge and skills recognised and a framework for continuing professional development.
On 17 February 2015 the Institute launched a consultation on our proposals for the future structure of Probation Institute membership and professional registration. You can access the consultation paper on the link below:
We would welcome your thoughts and feedback on the proposals. The closing date for comments is 31 March 2015. Comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org