Discovering the Desistance Journey
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Exploring what desistance means for people changing their lives and the practitioners who want to support them in their journey.
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The economic case for arts interventions in the CJS

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On 25th October the Arts Alliance hosted the Anne Peaker debate on considering the case for the inclusion of arts practice in the CJS.  This Youtube channel hosts clips of interviews with people who took part in the debate.


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thelittlebookofprisonabeginnersguidevol1

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Comic Authored Non-Fiction award winning book...
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'Ex-offenders' or 'Re-citz'? | Discovering Desistance

'Ex-offenders' or 'Re-citz'? | Discovering Desistance | Discovering the Desistance Journey | Scoop.it
Failed, that is, by a State that hasn't honoured its side of the social contract; that hasn't enabled or supported the development of their citizenship. Scholars of ...
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What is desistance theory? How crime can naturally stop without the ...

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It is particularly pertinent in terms of conceptualising offender rehabilitation and the career of a criminal, as well as having practical applications for probation workers working with convicted criminals in the community.
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Questions, questions, questions: Desistance and probation ...

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I was asked a week or two ago by the French Section of the International Prisons Observatory to provide written responses to a series of questions about desistance research and its implications for probation work (though this is relevant for...
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Four forms of rehabilitation | Discovering Desistance

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No amount of supporting offenders to change themselves can be sufficient to the tasks and challenges of rehabilitation and desistance, if legal and practical barriers to reintegration are left in place.
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What’s More Expensive, Prison Or Princeton?

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A fascinating infographic on US spending on incarceration vs higher education spending, amongst other deeply concerning pieces of data.


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Author Glenn Thomas Langohr's comment, July 19, 2013 12:03 PM
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LBP Walking for Forgiveness

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After being a prisoner and losing everything I am now an award winning writer with 30 articles published and counting. I have been welcomed by The Huffington Post, Sabbortage Times The Guardian, Wo...
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Re-examining 'Evidence-Based Practice' | Discovering Desistance

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when it comes to improving supervision practices — and how looking more closely at how and why people change, and at what ex/offenders and their families/supporters have to say about that process, is critical to ...
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End of an era or a new beginning? | Discovering Desistance

End of an era or a new beginning? | Discovering Desistance | Discovering the Desistance Journey | Scoop.it
For those not acquainted with the Scottish system, we abolished our probation services at the end of the 1960s, wrapping them into generic social work departments. ...
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How do we best assist desistance? « Aquila Way

How do we best assist desistance? « Aquila Way | Discovering the Desistance Journey | Scoop.it
The truth, of course, is that desistance belongs to the desister, not to prisons, probation services or the voluntary sector agency supporting the desister, and the achievement of targets regarding desistance can never be the result of the agencies...
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Frances Crook's blog » We can guide young people into crime free ...

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Stopping offending is much easier where people maintain strong and positive social ties, where they can see beyond their label as a prisoner or an 'offender' and where they can reduce or avoid contacts with other 'offenders', rather than being...
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