The PCA will be inviting guests with a key interest in the potential for payment by results contracts for delivering rehabilitation services, and exploring some of the main issues surrounding this topic. Very limited spaces are available for this event, and are restricted to specially invited guests only.
Event write-up to follow
The workshop will raise awareness of reflective practice in promoting an offender engagement culture to reduce reoffending. Paul Turnbull, Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR), Birkbeck, University of London, will be the key speaker. Invitations have been sent via Chief Executives of Probation Trusts, and circulated around NOMs and the MoJ.
The Probation Chiefs Association would like to offer its congratulations to the winners and finalists of this year’s Probation Awards 2012. Held at Crewe Hall, Nathalie Allard, a Probation Officer for Leicestershire & Rutland Probation Trust, was named Probation Champion of the Year 2012.
Michael Spurr, NOMS Chief Executive Officer selected Nathalie as the overall winner from the seven categories, one of which – Public Protection – she won. Her prizes and certificate of achievement were presented by Crispin Blunt MP, Probation Minister. Read the full awards line up.
The PCA and PA are sponsoring a workshop on “Developing Professionalisation in Probation Services workshop programme” on 15 June at Fort Dunlop, Birmingham, to discuss an issue of critical importance to the delivery of probation work in the future. The objective of the workshop is to consider the case and help develop options for the establishment of a professional register and the development of a professional framework. It is aimed at CEOs Board Chairs and members, and senior leaders.
The event is free to attend but the enclosed nomination form needs to be completed and returned by 1st June, 2012. Please respond to Irene Doyle, LAURUS Administrator: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Phone: 0151 526 1346
Space is limited so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
PCA and PA workshop advert
Developing Professionalisation in Probation Services workshop programme
Directions to Fort Dunlop
The PCA Conference presentation material – speeches and powerpomnt slides – will be added to the link below as they becomes available and may be downloaded from here:
You can also download the document Portfolio Groups and PCA Policy statements circulated at the Conference
8/9 March 2012, Ramada Hotel Bristol
Attending the Conference:
To attend the 2012 Probation Chiefs Conference you will need to register with the PCA Business Office by emailing your contact details to conference-register@localhost. View the post for more detail.