1 February 2013 – PCA/NOMs workshop; Evaluating the Reflective Supervision Model, and what this means for senior managers

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. If you would like to attend, please contact ben.ritchie@localhost

Role of the probation service – The PCA gives evidence to the Justice Committee

PCA Chair Sue Hall and Deputy Public Protection lead Tessa Webb, together with PA Chief Executive Christine Lawrie and Chair Sebert Cox today gave evidence to the Justice Committee on the role of the probation service.’. They covered key areas ranging from the importance of end-end offender engagement, reoffending rates and service capacity to the impact of cuts and efficiencies, payment by results and the public perception of probation.