CJM2016: Criminal Justice Management

4th July 2016

The UK Criminal Justice System needs to reform, modernise and bring itself firmly into the 21st Century. The recent Queen’s speech focused on a prison shake-up and coincided with the release of a review by Dame Sally Coates which seeks to reduce reoffending to reduce the annual £11bn cost to the taxpayer. So how will new reforms and funding affect all aspects of criminal justice from policing, courts, prisons, probation, rehabilitation, prisoner health and prisoner education? Those who seek to reduce reoffending will be joining us at the Criminal Justice Management conference to find out. For more information and to register, please CLICK HERE

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SAVE THE DATE – Workshop on Foreign National Offenders

29th June 2016

Meeting the Challenge of Working with Foreign Offenders in Prison and Probation Foreign national offenders continue to pose particular challenges to those who are working with them in the custodial and community setting. The workshop addresses interests and needs of experts from Prison, Probation and the voluntary sector and provides for an opportunity to listen to and learn from practices of their European colleagues. In close co-operation with the Belgian Prison Service, the joint EuroPris and CEP Foreign National Prisoners Expert Group have organized a range of key note presenters from across Europe, including prison and probation practitioners, voluntary sector working with prisoners abroad as well as university lecturers and […]

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ACA Leadership Training

9th June 2016

The objective of this course is to provide an overview of leadership models and explore the principles and characteristics of an effective leader. This course includes coaching, performance feedback, situational leadership, emotional intelligence, goal setting and other pertinent issues. The training will incorporate discussions, assessments, ethics, group exercises, and an introduction to management and supervisory leadership styles. These objectives will be met through class discussion, role play and group work. For more information about housing, questions or to register, call Kelli McAfee at (703) 224-0172 (within the US) or email

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Save the Date! International Conference: Working with young adult offenders

12th May 2016

This will be an important meeting place for practitioners as well as for managers and policymakers who are active in this area, a field of work that is often overshadowed by the attention given to the even younger category of offenders. The Confederation of European Probation (CEP), Directorate of Correctional Services of Norway (KDI) and the Correctional Service of Norway, Staff Academy (KRUS) will invite national and international speakers to present at the conference. Probable themes from Norway on the program are: the new juvenile sanction, reintegration work in – and out of – the special prison unit for young offenders, working with specific contacts for young adults etc. This […]

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24th Annual International Research Conference

26th April 2016

The International Community Corrections Association invites you to the 24th Annual Research Conference. From October 2nd to 5th, 2016, we will bring together an estimated 200 – 300 participants that include researchers, policy makers, criminal justice practitioners, and the formerly justice involved to recall the achievements of the past and to introduce exciting innovations for the future. The 24th Annual Conference will be intergenerational with a special emphasis on the emerging research and implications for policy and practice. For more information and to register CLICK HERE

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Call for Papers: ICCA 2016 Conference

21st March 2016

On Monday, October 3rd through Wednesday October 5th, the ICCA conference will feature 4 commissioned plenary presentations. There will also be a total of 20 workshop presentations. You are invited to submit an abstract for a conference workshop. Special consideration will be given to submissions that reflect the conference theme and topics listed below. We will also give consideration to presentations that are: Innovative and integrative – demonstrating the intersection of promising practices with evidence-based research. Cross disciplinary (emerging outside of corrections with implications for practice with justice-involved males and females). Workshops are typically 90 minutes in length. The format may be lecture, panel presentation, or interactive. Workshops offering strong elements […]

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APAI’s 32nd Annual Training Conference

11th March 2016

Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) to invite you and representatives of your organization to attend the 32nd Annual Training Conference and the Chairs Meeting. APAI is the only international organization bringing together parole/releasing decision-makers from various countries to dialogue and learn from parole jurisdictions best practices. APAI brings together decision-makers and practitioners who believe that a gradual release into the community is an important part of good corrections principles and practices. As organizations, we have different parole legislation and policies, but we share a common belief that offenders can change and reintegrate safely into the community with good quality support from that same community. The Conference will take place […]

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1st Annual Probation Practitioner Conference

10th March 2016

Transforming Rehabilitation (TR) has now been in operation for well over 12 months. The bifurcation of operational delivery between the National Probation Service (NPS) and a number of Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) has altered the landscape for probation practice. It is time to take stock of the impact upon probation practice and to understand developments which are designed to support the profession of probation as a single occupational culture drawing on probation, rehabilitation and community justice services. This conference is the first Annual Probation Practitioners Conference delivered by the Probation Institute. The Probation Institute is delighted to be in partnership with NoOffence, Hallam Centre for Community Justice (HCCJ) and Sheffield […]

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National Justice Summit

8th March 2016

More information to follow… stay tuned!

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6th United Nations International Corrections in Peacekeeping Conference

8th March 2016

The Sixth United Nations International Corrections in Peacekeeping Conference will take place in Livingstone, Zambia from 17 -19 May 2016. The two-and a-half day event will be held on the theme “Strengthening Public Safety, Peace and Security in Post-Conflict Settings” and is expected to bring together about 120 corrections experts comprising practitioners and partners from the United Nations system, other international organizations, heads and representatives of national prisons services, including from post-conflict countries. The conference will provide a forum to review developments, activities, opportunities and challenges in the field of corrections in post-conflict countries, as well as to explore practical steps to support prison authorities. With emphasis on the role […]

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