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Knowledge and the Probation Service

Raising Standards for Trainees, Assessors and Practitioners

by Philip Whitehead

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL7595878M
ISBN 100470092041
ISBN 109780470092040
OCLC/WorldCa54503988

  Privatisation of probation service has left public at greater risk – report This article is more than 3 years old Chief inspector of probation says .   Dead Inside is the first book of the DC Maggie Jamieson series but interestingly it is focused mostly on the story of a probation officer, Lucy Sherwood. Lucy deals with domestic abuse cases as a part of her work. Yet she is dealing with her an abusive marriage with her husband Patrick/5.

Beginnings of Probation Services The origin of probation can be traced to English criminal law of the Middle Ages. Harsh punishments were imposed on adults and children alike for offenses that were not always of a serious nature. Sentences such as branding, flogging, mutilation, and execution were common. During the time of King Henry VIII, for instance, no less than crimes were punishable. By C1 Staff. To be a good officer, you need street smarts; to be a well-rounded officer, you need book smarts, too. With that said, here’s a list of 10 must-read books aimed at probation and.

  As an exemplar of modern penality’s ‘normalizing sector’ (Garland, ), probation is deeply implicated in the purported shift towards a ‘new’ or ‘postmodern’ penal rationality with risk management rather than normalization at its heart. This article reviews the emergence of risk management in recent criminological theory and goes on to explore the emergence of risk and risk management in the Probation Service Cited by: The Criminal Justice System. The CPS works in partnership with the police, courts, the Attorney General’s Office, the Home Office, the Ministry of Justice and other agencies throughout the criminal justice system (CJS). Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service carries out sentences given by the courts, in custody and the community, and.


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Knowledge and the Probation Service by Philip Whitehead Download PDF EPUB FB2

Knowledge and the Probation Service is designed to help trainee probation officers study for the Diploma in Probation Studies, focusing particularly on the NVQ elements and making the link to the degree programme in probation.

Written by Philip Whitehead and Jamie Thompson, each with over 25 years’ experience of the probation service, it will also be valuable to those assessing and managing Cited by: 6. Teaching and learning features include:* Chapter menus and summaries* Further reading* Glossary* Appendices Timely and relevant, Knowledge and the Probation Service: Raising standards for trainees, assessors and practitioners will stimulate and motivate trainees, offer food for thought for those involved in the planning and development of probation training, and will contribute to the wider debate about the nature of probation identity in these changing times for the service.4/5(1).

With this in mind, Whitehead and Thompson have co-authored a book, which seeks to provide relevant and accurate Knowledge and the Probation Service book that will inform and support a continuing growth of knowledge and understanding, for both the trainee and their Practice Development : Andy Bain.

Civil Service Probation Officer Test Preparation. Civil Service Probation Officer test preparation tools and resources for getting ready to take the examination.

This is a Study Guide book that allows users to get the test prep needed in order to score to their full potential. the evolution, untilof local probation services; secondly, to describe the current National Probation Service (NPS) arrangements, accountability for which is shared between the Secretary of State at the centre and 42 area probation boards locally; thirdly, to.

Written by experienced Probation Officers – Jonathan Hussey and Jo Richardson – these books will become a valuable tool in the challenge faced when addressing offending behaviour.

These workbooks also have application within appropriate prison and school environments. Table of contents for Probation Journal, 67, 2, Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box.

The Probation Service's work believes in a person's capacity for change. Our staff are highly trained, and skilled in probation work, and committed to helping you to change/turn your life around. Because of that, you can be assured that your Probation Officer will do everything possible to help you to avoid reoffending and give you the best.

Probation is an alternative to imprisonment, and is considered the most viable sentencing option for juveniles, young offenders, first time and petty offenders2 and even repeat offenders.

The purpose of probation is reform of the offender by means that are alternative to punishment such as admonition, constructive treatment. THE PROBATION SERVICE. The Probation Service is an agency within the Department of Justice and Equality.

We play an important role in helping to reduce the level of crime and to increase public safety by working with offenders to help change their behaviour and make good the harm done by crime. This code of ethics states the core values and ethical principles that every member of the Probation Institute accepts as part of their membership and which underpin the profession.

They support the Institute’s objective of ensuring the highest possible professional standards in service delivery and conduct Core Values & Ethical Principles 1. We believe in the ability of people who have. 22 Building a restorative probation service Ian Marder discusses whether we can Female Off build a restorative probation service.

PROBATION QUARTERLY ISSUE 11 25 Building the evidence base An introduction to the work of HM Inspectorate of Probation’s Research Team.

29 eventing suicide amongst people Pr under supervision. Understanding Probation: What It Is and How it Works. A violation of probation is a serious offense that can result in a harsher punishment than if you never were placed on probation in the first place. Probation violations are common in the criminal justice system.

Many times the State will use a violation of probation as leverage when a. Evidence-based practice. The National Probation Service’s work with alcohol-misusing offenders. Tim McSweeney, Russell Webster, Paul. Turnbull and Martin Duffy. Institute for Criminal Policy Research, School of Law, King’s College, London.

Ministry of Justice Research Series 13/09 September File Size: KB. Knowledge and the probation service: raising standards for trainees, assessors, and practitioners. [Philip Whitehead; Jamie Thompson] -- A complete outline of all the underpinning knowledge necessary for competent probation practice is provided.

Risk is a key feature of contemporary life, within both the professional and private spheres. This paper begins with a contextualisation of current risk concerns in the Probation Service within the broader concerns of the 'risk society', and presents the differing knowledge constructions of risk utilised by frontline workers and by central by: Ethics in Criminal Justice: In Search of the Truth, Fifth Edition, provides an introduction to the fundamentals of ethical theory, doctrines, and controversies, and the rules of moral judgment.

It presents ethics as an “umbrella of civility” under which the law becomes more meaningful and rational, and easier to. Nadkarni, Chipchase, and Fraser () described a partnership between probation and a forensic psychiatry service to identify mental health needs amongst Approved Premises residents, provide direct access to mental health support for residents, and increase staff knowledge around mental health.

Here, the authors concluded that most Approved. This book is good to get your mind focused on test taking and general info regarding Probation Officer duties. It is not a good indicator of the actual test materials. A big con for this book is that it does not explain the correct answer to the sample test questions or why other answers are incorrect, which most contemporary study guides do/5(4).

About the Probation Officer Test. There are a variety of Probation Officers tests your state may choose from. For example, Georgia requires you to take the WorkKeys Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information assessments.

Other states may require you to take the CPS HR or PSI Probation Officer Test. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Probation Service.The National Probation Service for England and Wales is a statutory criminal justice service, mainly responsible for the supervision of offenders in the community and the provision of reports to the criminal courts to assist them in their sentencing duties.

It was established in its current form by the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act in Aprilbut has existed since as a set.Probation Review Guidebook1 Background The genesis for this guidebook was the probation review work undertaken in Jefferson Parish, LA as part of the work in the four core states associated with Models for Change: Systems Reform in Juvenile Justice and in Los Angeles County, CA under a Child Welfare League of America contract with theFile Size: KB.