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All the latest news: TR/Reunification Policy Practice Innovation Inspections

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.

Modern Probation Theory

Former Chief Inspector of Probation Andrew Bridges sets out an introduction to Modern Probation Theory.

Predicting sexual offending

Comparing two predictors of sexual recidivism: the Risk Matrix 2000 and the OASys Sexual Reoffending Predictor

The mental health impact of being an IPP

‘I’m always walking on eggshells, and there’s no chance of me ever being free’: The mental health
implications of Imprisonment for Public Protection.

Hope for the future of probation

Probation Chief Inspector Justin Russell warns that the move back to a unified service will not be a magic bullet and that reforms must be backed by extra resources

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