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Here you can find more than 500 posts tracking every major development in probation since 2011. You can trace the rise and fall of Transforming Rehabilitation, see the latest performance figures and explore new practice developments. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

Learn about contextual safeguarding

Contextual Safeguarding has changed the response of child protection systems to children at risk of significant harm in extra-familial settings and relationships.

Re-offending rates hit 12 year low

The overall proven reoffending rate was 28.1% for the October to December 2018 offender cohort, the lowest reoffending rate in the twelve-year timeseries.

The future of parole

Martin Jones, Chief Exec of the Parole Board, says the new government review provides an opportunity to improve public understanding and confidence.

What is the New Futures Network?

The New Futures Network (NFN) is a specialist part of the prison service that brokers partnerships between prisons and employers.

Social media hampers desistance

Natalie Rutter’s new research finds that social media plays a largely negative role on identity and relational desistance.

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