Irish Probation Journal

The Irish Probation Journal is a joint initiative of the Probation Service (formerly the Probation and Welfare Service) and Probation Board. Each article submitted will be considered by an Editorial Committee composed of Probation Service and Probation Board staff. The Editorial Committee is coordinated by two co-editors, representing the Probation Service and Probation Board.

The latest Irish Probation Journal, Volume 15 can be downloaded below. Individual articles are also available to download using the links provided. Previous volumes can also be downloaded below.

Irish Probation Journal - Volume 16, 2019

Full version
Irish Probation Journal – Volume 16, 2019 (PDF)

Contents and individual articles:

Contents (PDF)

Editorial (PDF)

Criminal Justice Culture(s) in Ireland: Quo Vadis? – CLAIRE HAMILTON (PDF)

‘More than Just a Number’: Meeting the Needs of Those with Mental Illness, Learning Difficulties and Speech and Language Difficulties in the Criminal Justice System – STAN HOUSTON AND MICHELLE BUTLER (PDF)

James P. Organ, the ‘Irish System’ and the Origins of Parole – GERRY McNALLY (PDF)

Restorative Justice as the New Default in Irish Criminal Justice – IAN D. MARDER (PDF)

Delivering Victim Services: An Overview of Practice in the Probation Board for Northern Ireland – GILLIAN MONTGOMERY (PDF)

A Practitioner’s Response to ‘Resilience in the Face of Trauma: Implications for Service Delivery’ – DEIRDRE GRANT (PDF)

Testing Artificial Intelligence in the United States Probation and Pretrial Services System- MATTHEW G. ROWLAND, NANCY BEATTY-GREGOIRE AND JOHN J. FITZGERALD (PDF)

Aspire – ‘Changing Lives to Make Communities Safer’ – JOAN RITCHIE AND GAIL McGREEVY (PDF)

‘Prison is the Worst Place a Traveller Could Be’: The Experiences of Irish Travellers in Prison in England and Wales – PAUL GAVIN (PDF)

Reducing Youth Crime: The Role of Mentoring – KIERAN O’DWYER (PDF)

Human Trafficking and Its Interface with the Irish Criminal Justice System: Shared Learning – ANN MARIE KEANE (PDF)

Safer Injecting Facilities: Will they Work in an Irish Context? – CAROLINE BATES (PDF)

Book Reviews (PDF)

 

Irish Probation Journal - Volume 15, 2018

Full version
Irish Probation Journal – Volume 15, 2018 (PDF)

Contents and individual articles:

Title:  Editorial
Link: Editorial (PDF)

Title:  A More Humane Approach to Addressing the Harm of Criminal Behaviour Starts with Victims
Author:  TIM CHAPMAN
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  Unmasking the ‘Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector’ in the Republic of Ireland: Towards a Research Agenda
Author: KATHARINA SWIRAK
Link: Article (PDF)

Title: Non-compliance and Breach Processes in Ireland: A Pilot Study
Author:  NIAMH MAGUIRE
Link: Article (PDF)

Title: From the High, Hard Ground of Theory to the Swampy Lowlands of Risk Assessment in Practice: The Real-Life Challenges of Decision-Making
Author:  ANNIE MCANALLEN
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  ADHD and the Irish Criminal Justice System: The Question of Inertia
Author:  ETAIN QUIGLEY AND BLANAID GAVIN
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  A Practitioner’s Response to ‘Understanding Radicalisation: Implications for Criminal Justice Practitioners’
Author: DARREN BROOMFIELD
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  Probation in Japan: Engaging the Community
Author:  SAKI KATO
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  Service Design in Criminal Justice: A Co-production to Reduce Reoffending
Author:  NICHOLAS DE LEON, BIRGIT MAGER AND JUDAH ARMANI
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  Problem-Solving Justice and Problem-Solving Courts: What Northern Ireland Can Learn from the US Experience of Mental Health Courts
Author:  GERALDINE O’HARE
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  Resilience in the Face of Trauma: Implications for Service Delivery
Author:  AOIFE DERMODY, CAROLINE GARDNER, SHARON DAVIS, SHARON LAMBERT, JOHN DERMODY AND MARISA FEIN
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  Measuring Attitudinal Change: An Action Research Project
Author:  DAVID WILLIAMSON, STEPHEN ROE, DARREN FERGUSON AND NIAMH DOOLEY
Link: Article (PDF)

Title:  Book Reviews
Link: Book Reviews (PDF)

Irish Probation Journal - Previous volumes