Probation Posts

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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.

Continuous Professional Development

Open training courses for probation staff.

The Learning and Development team at LAURUS have been looking at how we can best support learning in the sector during this time.
We have been making many of our learning materials and our courses available digitally and have effectively delivered our blended learning to meet the needs of the sector.
We have the following courses in September 2020 and October 2020 which are being run as open events for staff from any organisation:

  • Basic Risk & OASys
  • SARA Version 2
  • Effective Engagement Skills
  • Hate Crime & OASys

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.

Smarter Community Sentences

The Centre for Justice Innovation argues for smarter community sentences which give probation practitioners more powers, freedom and flexibility.

Fairer and more effective resettlement

Nacro briefing on a justice system fit for the future: lessons from the coronavirus pandemic to build a fairer and effective path to resettlement.

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